Category Archive: Comics

Marvel’s “Jessica Jones” and Characters with Psychology (a.k.a., people)

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Jessica Jones is not an invulnerable show, though it does have a super-powered capacity for awesomeness. It is incredibly, unnaturally strong in a lot of ways, but it still gets a cut above… Continue reading

“The Avengers: Age of Ultron”: A Delightfully Familiar Novelty

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“Ultron” is the kind of movie that needs no introduction. Even if you’re a lazy MCU fan like myself and skipped “Thor: The Dark World,” you know what’s going on here, and you… Continue reading

Off the Cuff Reactions to DC Universe’s Movie Lineup Announcement

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Earlier today, Kevin Tsujihara, head of the studio over at Warner Bros (who controls movie rights to DC Universe) announced a very deep and very ambitious timeline for movies in the foreseeable future.… Continue reading

NYCC Day 3

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Today was a much simpler day but filled with some incredible content. After getting our panel passes for Marvel’s Daredevil Netflix Exclusive Panel we spent the next few hours checking out the rest… Continue reading

The Flash Premiere “Pilot” Recap

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Last night The Flash premiered on The CW to the channel’s highest premiere ratings in five years! This comes as no shock (ha! pun) since the DC Universe has been dominating the small screen… Continue reading

“Guardians of the Galaxy” Podcast Discussion

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Corey and Liam carved out some time to riff on some thoughts relating to the absolutely stellar Marvel film “Guardians of the Galaxy”. Take a listen here!

“X-Men: Days of Future Past” Revitalizes the Franchise with the Best Installment Yet

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Director Bryan Singer and 20th Century Fox have attempted to reconcile six film’s worth of X-Men material into one ambitious story that combines all the best elements — and all of the cast —… Continue reading

How to Make a Wonder Woman Movie (As Told by a Dude)

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“We need one!” “The world is not ready for one!” “It cannot be done right!” There has been a lot written about the prospect of a Wonder Woman movie; a lot, possibly too… Continue reading

Great Chemistry Can’t Save the Day in Poorly Scripted “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2, much like its predecessor, is a colorful comic book movie that stands apart from the recent slew of common hyper-realist superhero films, but not necessarily in a good way.… Continue reading

Reactions to the Final “X-Men: Days of Future Past” Trailer

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X-Men: First Class was one of those peculiar movies that’s mind-numbingly awesome while you’re watching it, but as soon as you leave your seat it becomes utterly forgettable. There were a lot of… Continue reading

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” Podcast Roundtable Discussion

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Tim Combatti, Liam McCartney, and Corey Plante had a roundtable discussion on the latest movie installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Listen to their recorded podcast below! **SPOILER WARNING**… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “Dredd”

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 Who am I? I am the Law! Welcome to Mega-City One, the east coast hub of a future dystopian United States. Here, the law is upheld by the Judges of the Justice Department,… Continue reading

Corey’s Top 10 Films of 2013

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Looking back at all that 2013 had to offer, I find myself hard-pressed to really narrow down a top 10. The summer offered some stellar blockbusters in the form of Iron Man 3,… Continue reading

“Three Ghosts” – Arrow Midseason Finale Recap

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In what I might say is the best episode of the series (for now) I am extremely excited to see what comes next. How will Slade confront Oliver? Will we see Barry Allen again (as the Flash maybe)? What’s next for Oliver as he renews his faith in his purpose?

10 Reasons to Watch: “Arrow”

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When I was growing up I was really into reading comic books, and watching The O.C. As you can imagine, I was a lady killer. For years, I thought the over-the-top melodrama of beautiful… Continue reading

“The Amazing Spider-Man 2” Trailer Reaction

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Sony released the first trailer today for Marc Webb‘s “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” starring Andrew Garfield today, and it packs a web-swinging wallop. The trailer itself was a little light on the specific… Continue reading

“Thor: The Dark World” Review

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Coming off the success of The Avengers, Marvel’s Phase Two began earlier this year with Iron Man 3, which was a great return to the character we’ve loved since the first Iron Man… Continue reading

“Thor: The Dark World” – What You Need to Know

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This Friday marks the premier of Thor: The Dark World, and judging from the trailers and information pertaining to the film, it looks to be like Godfather II or Empire Strikes Back in… Continue reading

Horror Comics, Not Just for Halloween Anymore

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Halloween is great. If it was still socially acceptable for me to trick-or-treat, I would. It’s also a time of year when most media gets a little spooOOooOokier for the season. Well some… Continue reading

New Trailer for “Thor: The Dark World”

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Every time I think I’m getting sick of superhero movies, Marvel reminds me that they know what they’re doing. The original Thor (2011) felt almost like it was afraid to embrace the absurdities… Continue reading

“The Wolverine” Movie Review: Logan as a Ronin

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In a recent interview, Hugh Jackman was asked how excited he was for the release of The Wolverine and he replied by doing this. And that’s exactly what you should do too when… Continue reading

Andrew Garfield Delivers, Swinging into Action as “The Amazing Spider-Man”

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You can only love Superman so much, because being a virtually all-powerful boy scout, he can get kind of boring. And Batman’s dark and brooding personality is a bit too grave for my… Continue reading