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The Best Power Rangers Series Isn’t On TV

The Best Power Rangers Series Isn’t On TV

Articles, Blog, Comics, Movies & TV, Power Rangers, Reviews
2017 has truly been the Year of the Ranger, hasn't it? Not only did we get our first theatrically-released feature film in years, and a plethora of new and exciting merchandise, but the television series is still trucking along, in its 24th season. To say that it's been a banner year for parent company Saban Brands may be a bit of an understatement. Which is why the less-than-stellar reception to the current TV incarnation feels like such bad timing. While there's a big-budget movie playing, and all eyes are back on the Power Rangers franchise after lingering in relative obscurity, year after year, casual fans having assumed the show was cancelled ages ago, people were suddenly turning their attention back toward our friendly heroes in multi-colored spandex. And then they seeā€¦ that. ...
Why The Power Rangers Reboot Will Work

Why The Power Rangers Reboot Will Work

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There are a lot of movie fans out there who aren't particularly excited about the Power Rangers. For those that didn't grow up with the series or those that were never fans of the classic tokusatsu programs much of the appeal is lost. Sure, the Power Rangers were incredibly popular but their grip on America only lasted for a few years compared to the cultural icons they are in Japan. In the U.S. their reign in entertainment was as much about action figures as it was about shows and films. They weren't ingrained into society like the Marvel superheroes who had backgrounds in comics and 50 plus years of history before hitting it big with the movies. But it's exactly because of franchises like the Marvel Cinematic Universe that Power Rangers has a chance to succeed. One way of thinking o...