Movie Mondays: Hays and Wertham’s Conundrum

Usually it’s not in my territory to write an essay, especially if it’s anywhere remotely in the political or ideological spectrum. Storytelling is my heart and soul, especially when it comes to comic books and films...
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Movie Monday: The Dark Knight Rises

Title: The Dark Knight Rises Director: Christopher Nolan Writer: Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer (created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger) Distributed By: Warner Bros. Pictures Starring: Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hard...
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Off the Shelf: False Negative

Title: False Negative Writer: Joseph Koenig Artist: Glen Orbik Publisher: Hard Case Crime When it comes to pulp imprint Hard Case Crime, there are three things you can expect from them. A classic noir story, decent writing, and...
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Movie Mondays: Super

Title: Super Director: James Gunn Writer: James Gunn Distributed By: IFC Films Starring: Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page, Liv Tyler, and Kevin Bacon Release Date: April 1st, 2011 MPAA: R Frank Darbo (Rainn Wilson) hits rock bottom whe...
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Matt Adams Interview

Matt Adams certainly isn’t the first novelist to write a superhero novel. However, he’s one of the very few writers to write a superhero tale with the passion and knowledge of someone who actually knows a thing or t...
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Movie Mondays: Son of the Mask

Title: Son of the Mask Director: Lawrence Guterman Writer: Lance Khazei (created by John Arcudi, Doug Mahnke, and Mike Richardson) Distributed By: New Line Cinema Starring: Jamie Kennedy, Alan Cumming, Traylor Howard, and Bob H...
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Tango Unlimited: The Infinium #3

The Infinium #3 Publisher: Tango Unlimited Writer: Rich Perez Artist: Ron ONG Cover: Ron ONG “Chapter 3: Enter the Guardsmen“ It’s been a year since The Infinium #1, and almost a year since The Infinium #2 wa...
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Movie Mondays: The Mask

Title: The Mask Director: Chuck Russell Writers: Mike Werb, Michael Fallon, and Mark Verheiden (created by John Arcudi and Doug Mahnke) Distributed By: New Line Cinema Starring: Jim Carrey, Cameron Diaz,  Peter Riegert, and P...
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Off the Shelf: I, Crimsonstreak

Title: I, Crimsonstreak Author: Matt Adams Artist: Brooke Stephenson Publisher: Candlemark & Gleam The superhero genre seems to be on a roll with the small press and indie writers. And while I appreciate their golden and si...
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Movie Mondays: Prometheus

Title: Prometheus Director: Ridley Scott Writers: Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof Distributed By: 20th Century Fox Starring: Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, and Idris Elba Release Date: June 8th, 2012 (North A...
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Movie Mondays: Predator Shades, Big Blockbusters, and Galaxy’s Defenders

Unless you were old enough to remember the summer of 1997, it’s kind of hard to describe the phenomenon the first film created. Whether we’re talking about its 589,390,539 worldwide gross at the box office, the cart...
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Interview with Max Allan Collins

Whether you know him from his Nate Heller and Quarry novels, his novelizations from Saving Private Ryan to CSI, or his graphic novel works from his run on the Dick Tracy comic strip to Road to Perdition, Max Allan Collins is on...
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