New ‘The Legend of Tarzan’ Trailer

Quietly shepherded to Warner Brothers by Dark Horse Entertainment, where President Mike Richardson loves, loves, LOVES Tarzan, this could be the Tarzan that fans of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ novels have waited for their whole lives. Each adaptation has a piece worth loving. I might except Tarzan and the Lost City, but The Legend of Tarzan may have just…

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The Apocalyptic ‘X-Men Apocalypse’ Trailer

It’s fascinating how far we’ve come since the 2000 release of Bryan Singer’s original X-Men. The look has changed, the powers have increased, and the plots have embraced how out there Marvel’s merry mutants can get. Though it’s clear that Jennifer Lawrence’s stardom has affected the character arc of Mystique, it’s a small quibble when…

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Cheap Game Review: Tank Battle 1944

A word of warning…this review is boring. It’s sort of like Tank Battle 1944, actually. See, this game starts out promising, and then the shtick wears off very quickly. Just like this review’s shtick has already worn off of before the end of the first paragraph. First things first, this game insults you from click one.…

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LEGO Adds New Dimensions – Midway, DC, and Ghostbusters

They had me at Aquaman. If you’ve been holding out on the LEGO Dimensions game, now is the time to dive in. Warner Brothers Interactive has lowered the price on the starter set, which was a little overpriced initially. It’s now much more competitive with the previously established Skylanders and Disney Infinity toys to life…

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All It Takes Is One Bad Day…

Today Warner Brothers has confirmed the voice cast for the upcoming animated adaptation of Batman: The Killing Joke. To celebrate, Mark Hamill (The Joker) tweeted this still from the production, with the classic quote: “All it takes is one bad day to reduce the sanest man to lunacy… Just one bad day.” Hamill joins his old “nemesis”…

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Comic-Con HQ Is Coming!

Last summer, Lionsgate and Comic-Con International announced a partnership to provide online content. We were intrigued then. With the growing popularity of Comic-Con, streaming panels and events seemed like a solution that had to happen. Indeed, Morgan Spurlock had called it a few years earlier after filming his documentary, but really, somebody would have if…

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Marvel Releases Extended Look at ‘Black Panther’ #1

After yesterday’s release of the Captain America: Civil War trailer, most of the talk was about Spider-Man. But let’s not forget that we got an even better look at Chadwick Boseman’s take on Black Panther. We may be getting another cinematic webslinger, but more importantly, one of Marvel’s noblest and coolest characters will be making…

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Cinequest 2016: Catch-up Reviews

I said it earlier: there are just far too many good films to see at Cinequest.  Balancing the viewing with the reviewing is a tough act, and I’m a bit behind.  So today we’ll catch up on a few highlights from the festival.  So in no order that you’ll be able to discern… Eye in…

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The ‘Supergirl/Flash’ Crossover March 28

The thing that sets this current superhero television craze apart from earlier attempts is that these shows are clearly not embarrassed by their roots. While the first Flash series was fun, it tried way too hard to make John Wesley Shipp into “Fast Batman” – and even then, one without costumed villains. Smallville suffered the same problem in…

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Cinequest 2016: Embers

It’s a quiet armageddon. Every day you wake with a limited knowledge of the world, of yourself, and of those around you. Some smaller things do stick, but the cohesiveness of what we were, of who we were, is gone. Waking experience teases some of this out to consciousness, but we still see a stranger in the mirror.

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Cinequest 2016: Sight Unseen Recommendations

Now that Cinequest is fully upon us, I need to touch on a small subject of interest to those of you going to the festival. There are WAY too many great films to see everything. Way too many. And some are terribly hard to review for reasons that will be obvious in a few paragraphs.…

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Ain’t No Party Like A Poe Dameron Party!

Face it. Marvel had us at Poe Dameron.   They didn’t need to throw a party. Probably. There is a really good reason that every Star Wars related book the publisher releases sells well. And that reason isn’t because everything Star Wars sells well. It’s because  they are also some of the best books Marvel…

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‘Airboy’ Deluxe Hardcover Lands in April

If you are a fan of scathing self-examination disguised as a satirical comic book, then James Robinson’s take on Airboy is for you.  Done in collaboration with artist Greg Hinkle, the book holds the promise of a golden age hero. Once you get past the promise, however, Robinson plumbs the depth of his soul, or…

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