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The Defenders are Coming

If you were a part of the audience who contributed to the $145 million for the opening weekend of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, then there is a good chance you saw the trailer for Netflix’s The Defenders. The… Continue Reading →

Legion and the History of Madness

What then is this fascination which now operates through the images of madness?   – Michel Foucault, “Madness and Civilization”

The Old Man in Logan

Now that the world has had some time to enjoy the wonderfully visceral experience that is Logan, I can feel a little safer writing about it without needing to attach a spoiler tag to every other sentence. Some of you Wolverine… Continue Reading →

Logan is a Violent and Emotional Accomplishment

There was a time when the superhero genre felt like it was all a big experiment, from one film to the next. Superman movies emerged as early as 1951, and up until around 2000, every Marvel and DC release had… Continue Reading →

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 →

Legion is Mind-Alteringly Good

For the past 17 years or so, the Marvel brand has exploded onto both the big and small screen. Netflix and Disney have shared most of the MCU pie with The Avengers, The Defenders and everyone in between. But one… Continue Reading →

James Bond and Wolverine in Deadpool 2?

It only took a tweeted photo from Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman to set the geek world’s hearts afire with the hope that Pierce Brosnan will be cast in Deadpool 2 as Cable. The tweet was captioned, “Wolvie. Bond. Wade.”… Continue Reading →

Looking Forward to Geek Culture in 2017

It’s a new year and for a lot of us, that means a new start. 2016 had some good moments in entertainment culture, but a litany of celebrity deaths and other blunders have left some bad tastes in our mouths…. Continue Reading →

2016’s Five Best Geek Films

Ranked? Hell no. You can’t rank your favorites! 2016 was so chock-full of geek movie goodness and more box-office action for us nerd kids than you could count in short order. Instead, I’ve selected five films in categories which defined… Continue Reading →

Meanwhile… At The Hall of Crossovers and Network Negotiations…

Admit it. You giggled like a little girl when the would-be Hall of Justice was on screen in this past week’s DC Crossover week (#DCWeek) on the CW Network. That is, assuming you could see it behind an awkward crawl… Continue Reading →

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