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The Rings of Power is Not Your Father’s Lord of the Rings

Amazon Studios’ newest TV series, The Rings of Power, has been getting much attention. Like anything in the Internet Age, you either have to 100 percent hate or 100 percent love the show, as the Lords of Tweets and Outrage… Continue Reading →

House of the Dragon Tries to Appease Salty Game of Thrones Fans

Like many of you, I had an initial love affair with the hit HBO show, Game of Thrones. The riveting tales from the books of George R. R. Martin took fantasy fans on a trip through the mythical world of… Continue Reading →

CBS’ Ghosts Unearths Spirits of Beetlejuice

Per Matt October is here, so spooky spirits must be near. As a Child of the ’80s, I was intrigued by the paranormal. So, when a filmmaker fascinated by the macabre (Tim Burton) brought an undead hellraiser (Michael Keaton) to… Continue Reading →

Wonder Woman and Harley Quinn Are the Future of the DC Universe

Per Matt It should surprise no one that the DC Extended Universe appears in need of some assistance. Ever since Christopher Reeve donned the blue-and-red tights in 1978 (rest in peace to the influential actor), big-screen success for the comic-book… Continue Reading →

Amazon Prime Welcomes Fandor, “The Netflix for Indie Film”

There are tons of streaming services out there. I have personally used more than 50 different streamers since 2020. You have your standard “big dogs,” like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime. Then there are the network-specific channels like HBO Max,… Continue Reading →

Wolfwalkers Animates a Modern-Day Legend

Per Matt Not quite a werewolf story and not exactly one dealing with skinwalkers, directors Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart have created a successful Celtic-inspired animated tale in Wolfwalkers.

Oxygen Fights to Break Free and Breathe

Per Matt Many great stories are centered around tight environments. Specifically, within the science-fiction realm, I’m thinking about the AlienĀ film franchise. With nowhere to run and no place hide, an unseen killer lurks out of eyesight and our heroes must… Continue Reading →

Mortal Kombat Proves It Is Still a Viable Film Franchise

I think I grew up in the best of times, when it came to being a gaming geek. One of the first gifts I remember receiving for Christmas was the Atari 2600. Soon after that came the Nintendo. It seemed… Continue Reading →

Amazon Animates Image Comics’ Invincible

Imagine waking up and finding out that superheroes are real. Imagine finding out that your father is one of the most beloved heroes in existence, to the level of Superman. Now, imagine that you are next in line to become… Continue Reading →

Forget the Past: Superman & Lois is the Perfect Man of Steel Show!

Back in the ’90s, network television was energized with a couple of new attempts to bringing major comic book characters to the viewing masses. When it came to these types of shows, the honors of producing them seemed to be… Continue Reading →

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