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Easter Eggs

Bringing an ’80s Classic to Theaters: RAMPAGE!

Growing up, the highlight of my week used to be going with my dad to the arcade and playing video games all afternoon. I kicked butt on Galaga and Super Mario, but nothing could ever compare to Rampage. The premise… Continue Reading →

Ready Player One? Ready for Nostalgia!

Per Matt When a friend asked me the premise for Ready Player One, I sarcastically replied with the following two sentences: Have you ever heard of Steven Spielberg? And have you ever played a video game before?

Legion: What Exactly Happened in Season 1?

After binge watching Legion and re-watching many of those same eight episodes of Season 1 a second time, I’m still unsure of the show’s canon and what was a figment of the main character’s imagination, but it sure was great…. Continue Reading →

Jessica Jones Detects Major Issues in Season 2

If you really liked the first season of Jessica Jones, you’re probably going to be disappointed with the second season.

Black Lightning: Progressive TV FTW

You already know Black Lightning is getting a lot of… well… buzz. The showrunners and writers boast an undisputed pedigree of credits, spanning the urban drama and comic genres. The cast is building on bodies of work which seem to… Continue Reading →

Re-Watching “Mulder and Scully Meet the Were-Monster”

I didn’t go out trick or treating on Halloween night. I didn’t watch a horror movie marathon or attend any haunted houses… I re-watched the best episode of The X-Files event series from last year: “Mulder and Scully Meet the… Continue Reading →

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 →

The Trailers of San Diego Comic-Con 2017

Another year has passed and another gathering of the geeks has ended. For years now, San Diego Comic-Con has been the premiere venue for debuting trailers of movies and TV shows. While other conventions and expos have started taking some… Continue Reading →

Wonder Woman and the Culture of the Female Superhero

When you think of the typical comic book reader, you probably imagine young white males. Many of comic books’ greatest creative minds have demographically been white men, as well. Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Frank Miller and Alan Moore are all… Continue Reading →

Tell ‘Em Taserface Sent Ya: A Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review

I went to see a special media screening of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 on Monday night. This was huge for me. Not just because I got to see GotG Vol. 2 almost a week before it hit theaters, but,… Continue Reading →

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