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Review: THE WIND RISES

Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises, reportedly the master animator’s final film before his retirement, tells the story of Jiro Horikoshi, a bright-eyed and stirringly intelligent aeronautic engineer, whose passion and… more

Best Picture: WINGS (1927/1928)

What can be learned from watching every single film to have won an Oscar for Best Picture? Witney Seibold is determined to find out, and he’s going to be writing… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… more
 

Review: JUSTICE LEAGUE #28

If ever there was a concept that seemed bullet-proof against the whole “grittying up” of the DC Universe in the New 52, it had to be the Metal Men. Originally… more

Better Late Than Never: STAR WARS

We’ve all neglected a classic film or two in our lives, usually to our own embarrassment. If I were to ask you what classic you haven’t seen yet (and you’re… more

Schlock & Awe: DJANGO KILL… IF YOU LIVE, SHOOT!

During the 1960s and 70s, literally thousands of westerns were made in Italy. Using Sergio Leone’s seminal film A Fistful of Dollars as a jumping-off point, these pop-art, amoral,… more
 

Comic Book Day: Pull List for February 19th, 2014

Ah, the four day workweek. Is there anything sweeter in all the land? Perhaps not, but Comic Book Day during a four day work week comes pretty darn close. This… more

The Shelf: GAME OF THRONES, DARKMAN, FANTASTIC MR. FOX

Ahoy hoy, all ye Blu-ray lovers! This week, we’ve got some great picks to place upon your home media shelving unit, perhaps purchased in a flat-pack and assembled over the… more

BATMAN Reanimated – Joker’s Favor

All right now, enough of all these second-tier villains in episodes that are admittedly awesome. When is Batman: The Animated Series going to bring out the big guns? Turns out,… more
 

Review: X-FORCE #1

If it feels like yesterday that Marvel launched two new X-Force books, Cable & X-Force and Uncanny X-Force Vol. 2, it’s because it was barely a year ago. Now both… more

Review: SHE-HULK #1

I’ll be the first to admit, I like She-Hulk a lot better than I do HULK-Hulk. To be fair, I always lean towards the female counterparts of well established male… more

Schlock & Awe: CHILDREN SHOULDN’T PLAY WITH DEAD THINGS

You guys know how robbing graves and desecrating corpses are the most fun things you can do? And you know how hysterical it is to perform satanic rituals to try… more
 

Review: ROBOCOP

“But I was curious to see what they’d do with a remake” is a phrase you need to immediately remove from your vocabulary. We have now suffered through a decade-long… more

Review: CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT: ON THE RUN

So I’d say my knowledge of long forgotten Golden Age characters is pretty good for somebody born decades after that era. While I’ve never actually read a single story featuring,… more

The Shelf: ENDER’S GAME, SHERLOCK, DOCTOR WHO

Shelf-wise this week, we’ve got a sci-fi book’s long-awaited screen adaptation, a literary character’s long-awaited third season, a black & white show’s long-awaited half-animated DVD release, and a bunch of other… more
 

Oscar Review: THE DOCUMENTARY SHORTS

If you thought the live-action shorts were a downer, wait until you see the documentary shorts! The Academy must certainly have a masochistic streak when it comes to their short… more

Oscar Review: THE ANIMATED SHORTS

The Academy Award-nominated short films are playing in theaters, thanks to an enterprising company called Shorts International. As can be predicted, the animated short film category has always been something… more

Review: VAMPIRE ACADEMY

Mark Waters’ Vampire Academy is yet another YA fantasy adaptation, a genre that – it seems to me – is finally on the wane. When the Twilight series came to a close,… more
 

BATMAN: Reanimated – Feat of Clay

Batman: The Animated Series just kept rolling out the second-tier villains and making them not only relevant but brilliant. For two episodes following Mr. Freeze’s debut, the series gave us… more

Review: LUST FOR LOVE

If you, dear viewer, feel that the sight of an awkward man trying out bad, offensive pickup lines on pretty girls, only to be shot down again and again only… more

Review: THE MONUMENTS MEN

George Clooney’s The Monuments Men is less Schindler’s List and more Kelly’s Heroes. This is a rollicking and almost innocent take on World War II that is safely without extreme… more
 

Review: A FIELD IN ENGLAND is a Mushroom Trip to Hell

Ever since I first saw the trailer for Ben Wheatley’s newest film, A Field in England, and heard murmurings about it from the press in Britain, where it was released… more

Oscar Review: THE LIVE-ACTION SHORTS

How many children in peril can we possibly see? That is a common theme in the Academy Award-nominated live-action short films every year. If it’s not cancer, it’s school shootings…. more

Review: ALIENS VS. PARKER

So take a little bit of Shaun of the Dead, a large dose of James Cameron’s Aliens (and every single video game it inspired) a dash of Galaxy Quest and… more