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The Pull List: 10/1/2014


Must read comics of the week. Thank god for the end of “Future’s End” month. I can actually recommend DC again. Alex + Ada #9 This is such a cool book. It is using sci-fi tropes to tell a dramatic and existential tale about where the broad definition of “life” begins and ends. Ada, the … Continue reading

Casting a Batman Film With With Classic Hollywood Actors


Since the days of filmgoers following their heroes in multi-part serials, people have loved seeing Batman on the silver screen. In fact it is doubtful that Bill Finger and Bob Kane, could ever imagine that their costumed vigilante would ever find such fame in theaters all over the world. Although one has to wonder what … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘The Skeleton Twins’


Director: Craig Johnson Starring: Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, and Luke Wilson Plot: Estranged twins reconnect after a suicide attempt. Review: The Skeleton Twins is not the most original or inspired indie dramedy. In fact, it sort of reads like a checklist of that genre’s tropes. Maggie (played by Kristen Wiig) is self-sabotaging her own marriage cheating on her … Continue reading

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Top 10 Books Within Books We Want to Read


Sometimes we read books. And sometimes, within those books, the characters read, write and discuss books. Books that don’t exist in our world. But maybe we would like to read them. These are ten that we want to read. And my gawd, there were lots to choose from. 10. There and Back Again As seen … Continue reading

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TV Review: ‘Gotham’


We’ve seen the first episodes of Flash and Constantine and they’re good. Not great, but plenty of potential. We could be on the cusp of a new era in totally watchable TV comic adaptations. This week we got the first episode of the biggest name brand being adapted: Gotham. The Batman series without Batman. Focusing not on the … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘Tusk’


Director: Kevin Smith Starring: Justin Long, Genesis Rodriguez, and Michael Parks Plot: An interviewer of weird and strange people is tortured by an old man Review: Disclaimer: I consider myself a Kevin Smith fan and have only truly disliked one of his movies, Cop Out. You cannot talk about this movie without talking about how Kevin Smith came to … Continue reading

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The Pull List: 9/24/2014


Must read comics of the week Butterfly #1 A spy drama/thriller that explores WHY spies do what they do. Ghostbusters #20 This is the final issue to a comic that was much better than I ever thought possible. Maybe it was lacking the magic of Harold Ramis and Bill Murray, but it had so much spirit to … Continue reading

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Cheap Game Tuesday: ‘Far Cry 3′


With the sequel rolling onto shelves in the coming months, nows a good a time as ever to go back and revisit (or check out) this must-play title from the previous console generation. It can be nabbed cheaply from Steam or the PSN, and there’s more than a couple of copies floating around the pre-owned … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘The Equalizer’


Director: Antoine Fuqua Cast: Denzel Washington, Chloë Grace Moretz, Marton Csokas Plot: A blue collar worker reveals a mysterious past when he is driven to stand up to those who have done wrong to his friends, dolling out swift and violent revenge for people who can’t stand up for themselves. This quickly puts him on … Continue reading

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5 Creepy Unexplained Mysteries: Part 2


Because sequels do not have to be terrible, it is time for us to once again look at 5 creepy unexplained mysteries that continue to haunt us. If you have yet to check out the first catalog of weirdness you can check it out here. If you continue to read rest assured some of these … Continue reading