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Teaming Up For a Call to Adventure

With the saturation of the superhero genre in popular culture, it was only a matter of time before Rick and Morty got in on the action.

Game of Thrones: It’s Time We Had a Talk

All right, let me set two things straight, right off the bat. I am a huge fan of both A Song of Ice and Fire and Game of Thrones. I started reading the books and later devoured them after watching… Continue Reading →

Friday the 13th: The Game Has Some New Content and a Purple Jason

Welcome back to #Hauntlife. I am your haunting host, Jason, and I am going to give you my review of the new content released on June 20th for Friday the 13th: The Game.

Franchise Movies are Causing Strains for Studios

Hollywood is running out of ideas. Seriously, just look at weekend releases for most of the year and try to find two in a row without a franchise movie release. So far, we have gotten a new or debut installment… Continue Reading →

Mummy Impossible: Franchise Starter

Stephen King’s book, Danse Macabre, is a fascinating take on writing, horror and society. He begins the book by offering three main archetypes. There is the werewolf, the vampire and the thing without a name. He spends much of the next… 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 →

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 →

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