I binged Amazon Prime’s newest series, The Tick, last night and, as a long-time fan of the nigh-invulnerable hero, I have to say that I was thoroughly impressed.
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.
Like so many ’80s and ’90s kids, my first introduction to the wonderful world of Troma pictures was the Toxic Crusaders cartoon. It was an absolutely absurd half hour of mutated eco-warriors battling the forces of evil. That initial perception… Continue Reading →
What then is this fascination which now operates through the images of madness? – Michel Foucault, “Madness and Civilization”
Prepare yourselves for another fantastic journey, Harry Potter fans. This newest installment in the universe of the “Boy Who Lived” is actually a prequel, taking place in the magical world that was New York City in 1926.
Per Matt Reimagining classic movies is nothing new in this day and age, but when, exactly, did remakes of remakes actually begin? Surely, back in 1954, Akira Kurosawa had no idea his film, Seven Samurai, would make a lasting pop-cultural influence… Continue Reading →