Shifty Private Eye—Who’s Also A Superhero

One of the more interesting parts of the ever-expanding Marvel Universe is the distance between the characters. While Tony Stark sits atop an ivory tower of inherited wealth and prestige, claiming to ...

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The Heroines on the Barricades

In an address to the Young Men’s Lyceum of Springfield, IL in 1838, Abraham Lincoln said, “Let every American, every lover of liberty, every well wisher to his posterity, swear by the blood of the Revolution ... more »

Nov 18, 2015 12:12 PM Reviews

Shaken...But Not Stirring

When Moneypenny tells Bond in “Spectre” that she knows he “has a secret, something [he] won’t tell anyone,” the tone for the rest of the film is set. There will be no depth to the story or complex themes to be found. more »

Nov 11, 2015 1:43 PM Reviews

They’re Dead, They’re Evil and That’s Just Perfect

It’s a shame that Bruce Campbell isn’t better known. Obviously, among a certain group of film fans, he’s an absolutely legend. But for most, he’s another “that guy”—just a random character ... more »

Nov 4, 2015 2:52 PM Reviews

The Six-Year-Old’s Halloween Tale

I know a six year old who has no patience for the talking parts of movies. He cannot abide the character interpretations of actors, has no appreciation for scenery chewing, and does not have an interest ... more »

Oct 28, 2015 3:47 PM Reviews

Whispering A Gothic Tale In Your Dreams

The difference between Gothic and horror stories is found in the stylistic treatment of the theme. A horror story is meant to shock in a powerful, visceral sense. It tears at the senses, stops the heart, and ... more »

Oct 21, 2015 12:38 PM Reviews 1 Comments

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