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Comic Books Films TV 

SDCC: Trailer/News Round-Up For THE WALKING DEAD, ASH VS EVIL DEAD, THE EXORCIST, STRANGER THINGS & More!

The annual San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing, and there are plenty of trailers, poster reveals and news trickling out from San Diego. We’re going to make this easy for you and collect the best of the genre-related stuff all in this one news recap. So let the presentations begin! THE WALKING DEAD Season […]

Comic Books 

Buried Alien And The Secret Comic Book Crossovers

The second comic books came into existence, readers started demanding crossovers of their favorite characters. Over the years, fans have gotten to see Marvel and DC have multiple crossovers. We got to watch what would happen if the the Terminator fought RoboCop. We saw the exciting battle between the Predator and Tarzan. Heck, we even […]

Comic Books Films 

Marvel’s Major Mistake: They’ve Spent 4 Years Setting Up Thanos, But They Forgot To Make Him Interesting

When AVENGERS came out in 2012, the world went bonkers, and for good reason – audiences hadn’t seen anything like it before. Some of the most famous super heroes all on the screen at once, fighting evil and saving lives. Then, as the credits rolled, this weird guy showed up: Thanos the Mad Titan, scourge […]

Comic Books 

SQUADRON SUPREME: Marvel’s JUSTICE LEAGUE And Ignored Classic!

In the fall of 1986, DC Comics published the first issue of a comic that would change the industry forever. Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons (with a solid assist by colorist John Higgins) took a long, hard look at  the history and format of superhero comics and took it apart piece by piece like a […]

Films 

Superhero Reboots and Sisyphus: Keep Pushing that Boulder!

A brief primer: Sisyphus was a figure in Greek mythology who was, for his craftiness, punished by the gods by being forced to push an enormous boulder up a hill. When it reached the top, it would roll to the bottom, and he’d have to start again. Sisyphus is a symbol for futile work. This […]

Films 

We Have To Admit It – The X-MEN Movies Kind Of Suck

WARNING – This article contains spoilers about X-MEN: APOCALYPSE. If you don’t want anything spoiled, don’t read this. Feel free to still share it on Twitter and Facebook though!) The first time I saw X2: X-MEN UNITED, it was a midnight screening in Santa Monica. Bryan Singer was, unexpectedly, there. He revved up the audience […]

Comic Books Films 

Will We Be Seeing US AGENT In The Next CAPTAIN AMERICA Movie?

This whole article is pure speculation. I have no insider knowledge about what the gang at Marvel are planning to do in the future with Captain America, I only know how this kind of stuff goes down in the comics. Also – if you haven’t seen CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR, there will be spoilers ahead. […]

Comic Books Films 

Marvel Movies Phase IV — Bring on the MONSTERS!

An open letter to Marvel Films. Hi, Marvel! How’s things? Bet you’re feeling pretty good about that whole CIVIL WAR thing, right? And you have DOCTOR STRANGE coming around the corner, too. It’s hard to believe that you’re already ramping up for Phase III. Now, I’m sure it’s already come up in conversations around The […]

Comic Books Films 

Five Freaky SPIDER-MAN Stories That Would Make Great Movies

In what can only be called an act of God, Sony and Marvel are working together to bring us a Spider-Man who is connected to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He will be making his debut to the world in a few short weeks in CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR and next year we’ll get SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING. […]

Films TV 

DOCTOR STRANGE vs. UNDERWORLD vs. PINBALL – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

TALES FROM THE CRYPT Leads a Horror Revolution at TNT The television reboot of the classic anthology series TALES FROM THE CRYPT, from executive producer M. Night Shyamalan (WAYWARD PINES), is officially moving forward at TNT. The network has order ten new episodes of the show, which will – despite earlier uncertainty – feature an […]

Comic Books Films 

The DOCTOR STRANGE Teaser Trailer Is Here!

Now this is exciting. With the arrival of DOCTOR STRANGE into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Marvel movies are finally going to get mystical & supernatural! We’re also thrilled because at the helm is director Scott Derrickson (SINISTER) from a script by Jon Spaihts and C. Robert Cargill. Playing the title role is Benedict Cumberbatch. You’ll […]

Comic Books 

The Most Outrageous PUNISHER Kills

In the comic book world, if you’re a criminal and you happen to see that “Skull” logo headed your way, then no doubt it’s the last thing you’ll ever see as you’re about to come to a terrible, horrific end at the hands of Frank Castle, aka THE PUNISHER. Originally introduced as a villain in The […]

Music TV 

Crafting The Perfect TV Theme

A lot of times, when it comes to movies, a great musical score can make a world of difference. There are famous stories about how PSYCHO wasn’t scary until Bernard Herrmann laid in his catchy all string “black and white” score, in particular the screeching violins for the shower scene. John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN initially didn’t […]