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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 →

Ghost Pirates Quadrilogy Retrospective

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales arrives in theaters this weekend. The series has been sailing steady since 2003. It revived the pirate genre of films; a genre that’d been sunk for eight years, ever since the box-office… 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.

The Problem of the Franchise

I remember seeing First Blood for the first time, as a kid. I remember thinking at the time that the movie was titled Rambo: First Blood. It wasn’t until much later in life that I realized Rambo’s name wasn’t in the title. Speaking… Continue Reading →

You Should Probably Drink Before Watching The Fate of the Furious

If you are a fan of The Fast and Furious franchise, I am sure this is a film you will love. It’s more of the same with the ante being upped just a tad more from the last film. The… Continue Reading →

Chris Hardwick Has Something to Talk About

In between seasons of The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead, AMC is Talking With Chris Hardwick.

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 →

Zelda, Take My Breath Away

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the most ambitious game ever released by Nintendo. The house of Mario rarely ever puts out a title that is less than stellar, but Breath of the Wild breaks the mold.

Logan: Wolverine’s Dramatic Farewell

Fewer characters in the Marvel Universe have as complex history as Logan, better known by his superhero name: Wolverine. Considering most Marvel characters have a convoluted story, this says a lot about the scrappy Canadian fighter. Hugh Jackman is supposedly… Continue Reading →

Castlevania to Terrorize Netflix

After years of persistent rumors, Castlevania is finally taking the leap out of video games, Netflix announced last week. The adventures of the Belmont family will be making their animated debut sometime in 2017.

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