Film, Review, Star Wars

Now That’s How You Make A Trailer

13 Aug , 2016  


The worldwide premiere of the second trailer for “Star Wars: Rogue One” has debuted.  It’s a glorious and dramatic thing, as a Star Wars trailer should be.  But through that music, it becomes so much more.

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Film, Star Wars

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – New Trailer

12 Aug , 2016   Video


After watching the new trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, all we can do is make Darth Vader breathing noises. Go on… We know you want to right now… We won’t judge.

Comics, Commentary, Film, Marvel, Netflix, Television

Sweet Christmas! Marvel launches “Luke Cage” trailer!

9 Aug , 2016  


The trailer for “Luke Cage” has dropped like an atom bomb. That’s barely an exaggeration. It looks amazing!

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Film, Marvel

Marvel Casts Captain Marvel

8 Aug , 2016  


The name of Captain Marvel has been held by a varying cast of characters which transcends an admirable range of cultures.  Male and female, black and white, human and alien, gay and hetero — the title could arguably be regarded as the most culturally diverse in the comic book medium. Currently in the comics, Marvel’s eponymous title is born […]

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Comics, DC Comics, Film, Review

The Ultimate Sin: A “Suicide Squad” Review

7 Aug , 2016  


Way back in 1987, I walked into a tiny newsstand in a tiny town and made my way back to the comic book section.  Sitting there, huddling amidst the typically color-saturated and dynamic covers of the other books, was this image of eight morally-ambiguous characters emerging from inky blackness, surrounding a promise writ in yellow caps […]

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Film, Horror

Throwback Thursday: Ghostbusters

4 Aug , 2016  


I flew 2000 miles to see the new Ghostbusters movie. It’s true.  And what will make that revelation more surprising to some of you is that I’d already seen it.  Yeah.  It was a second viewing.  I knew what I was getting into.  That’s why I did it. Bear with me…     Back in 1984, when Ghostbusters […]


Commentary, Film, Marvel

Throwback Thursday: Avengers: Age of Ultron

21 Jul , 2016  


Now, I know what you’re thinking.  Does “Avengers: Age of Ultron” actually qualify for a Throwback Thursday post?  It’s practically brand new!  It wouldn’t take a great deal of effort to throw something back to a year ago. Bear with me. In “Captain America: The First Avenger,” when Steve Rogers is being unknowingly interviewed for participation […]

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Comics, DC Comics, Film, Marvel

This Doesn’t Work Both Ways (Part 2)

20 Jul , 2016  


Back in the 80s (Did I really just sound like an old man?), I fell headlong into comics in a big way.  My favorites out of the gate included Omega Men, Swamp Thing, Hellblazer, and Sandman.  Offbeat books, to be sure.  But to this day, I consider each to have provided some of the greatest […]