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faithful adaptation

It’s Time to Give Preacher The Chance It Deserves

AMC’s Preacher has unfortunately languished in relative obscurity. I confess that this has been a constant source of consternation and confusion for me. The TV show is backed and produced by Seth Rogan. Its source material is one of the more famous… 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 →

Baywatch Is One Funny Sun of a Beach

When I went to see Baywatch, I didn’t have high hopes. It was already being panned by people “in the know.” While I really wanted to see this film, my expectations were not high for the movie.

Stephen King’s Fantasy Western Brought to Life

Stephen King is known as the unrivaled master of horror. Of his fifty-six novels, most fall into this category. Within the first decade of his works, King wrote exclusively in the genres of horror, thriller and science fiction, often combining… Continue Reading →

The Leftovers: Charlatan or The Real Deal?

Some time ago, J.J. Abrams gave a TED talk. In that presentation he goes on at length about the concept of mystery in cinema and life. He shows the audience what he calls a mystery box, and explains his fascination… Continue Reading →

What’s Going On With Outcast?

Last summer, I binge watched this TV show everyone online was telling me I HAD to watch: Outcast. Outcast is the story about Kyle Barnes, who has the ability to cast demons out of people.

Why You Should Read American Gods Right Now

“All your questions can be answered, if that is what you want. But once you learn your answers, you can never unlearn them.”  ― Neil Gaiman, American Gods Chances are that if you keep up with this blog, then you also… Continue Reading →

It Shows Promise for a Faithful Adaptation

Last fall, a strange phenomena began occurring in the United States and other parts of the world. People reported seeing others dressed as evil clowns, lurking in unusual places. Incidents ranged from harmless scares to assault and robbery. The sightings… Continue Reading →

Having Heart Can’t Save Saban’s Power Rangers

Saban’s Power Rangers is not a good movie. In fact, Saban’s Power Rangers is barely a Power Rangers movie. It is over-designed and over-produced, but that doesn’t stop it from being important.

Go, Go Power Rangers!

If you grew up in the ’90s like I did, then your Saturdays more than likely included the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. It aired on Fox and told the story of five teenagers who are chosen by the mystical Zordon… Continue Reading →

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