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Marvel Mutates Source Material Into a Gifted TV Series

When a television pilot introduces a new series with characters who are, “a couple of freaks, same as you,” I immediately perked up. The Gifted had my full attention. Maybe this wasn’t going to be the generic teeny bopper-outsiders soap opera… Continue Reading →

Marvel’s Misstep: The Inhumans

Last week, Marvel Television expanded its superhero roster with the release of Marvel’s Inhumans. The series premiere aired on Friday night, which is generally regarded as TV’s wasteland, where ratings go to die. So, why did Marvel adapt this family drama, which is… Continue Reading →

Once More With Feeling: Guardians Episode 3 is a Little Less Plastic

I admit, I’ve given the Telltale Guardians of the Galaxy game some hard knocks. Through a conversation with some fellow Game of Thrones fans, while they were showing off the same studio’s take on that franchise, it all came clear… Continue Reading →

Watch Your Step, This Post Has Been Slimed!

Every time I say to myself, “That was the weirdest fucking movie, ever,” I get a new screener from the good folks over at Troma and I’m introduced to something even more bizarre than before. Slimed will easily make it… Continue Reading →

Kingsman 2: I’d Like to See a Statesman Spin-Off

Remember that moment in the red band trailer for Kingsman: The Golden Circle, where an American flag parachute is pulled, and the scene cuts to Taron Egerton, who says, “It’s very American,” and Channing Tatum replies, “Hehe, f*** yeah!”

Are We Watching The Punisher Trailer or Conspiracy Theory?

Netflix just dropped a new trailer for The Punisher and it looks pretty good. It definitely looks better than than the teaser trailer that had Frank Castle wailing away on some concrete with a sledgehammer like he was John Wick.

Together, The Defenders Have Some of Their Strengths and Some of Their Weaknesses

The Defenders is Marvel’s Netflix-level answer to The Avengers. It’s your first chance to see the headliners of four separate Netflix series (Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist) come together for the first time. Elements of all five previous entries (Daredevil has had two… Continue Reading →

The Hitman’s Bodyguard: An Action/Comedy Suprise

I walked into the screening of The Hitman’s Bodyguard with a lot of preconceptions and expectations on just how terrible I expected it to be. From every preview and commercial it looked exactly like another mindless, shoot ‘em up action/comedy and… Continue Reading →

The Dark Tower is a Fun, Family Friendly Journey

So, I’m finally telling you guys what I thought about The Dark Tower. I know the critics have mostly panned it. I know fans are angry… but seriously, it is a pretty good film.

Charlize Theron Out Cools James Bond in Atomic Blonde

Atomic Blonde is based on The Coldest City, a graphic novel written by Antony Johnston. The film is pulpy and retro, basically exactly what you would expect from a graphic novel adaption. It opens with a clip of Reagan, neon lighting… Continue Reading →

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