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As Bad As You Thought?: Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace

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There are times when I think George Lucas feeds off the cries of pain he creates over the internet, but it was not always that bad. There was a time at the end… Continue reading

Classic Scene: La Marseillaise

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La Marseillaise from Casablanca by Michael Curtiz in 1942 The Scene: The visiting Nazi party decides to celebrate at Rick’s club, by starting a chorus of Die Wacht am Rhein much to the chagrin of everybody… Continue reading

Severed Comic Book Review

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We all know comics scribe, Scott Snyder is currently dominating the entire medium with his run on DC Comics’ Batman, a great character that he is leaving his distinct imprint on. But lest we… Continue reading

The Monster Show Book Review

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There is a notion that the collective fears of a society finds its way into their popular entertainment, it is this idea that famed film historian, David J. Skal explores in his book, The… Continue reading

As Bad As You Thought?: Twilight New Moon

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This week I had originally planned on recapping/reviewing another in the superhero or horror flick, but to due the overwhelming response to last week’s edition I will now continue my stay in the… Continue reading

Best Movie Villains of the Past 10 Years

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Every good movie protagonist needs a great villain to define them. The best bad guys are the ones who not only define the heroes but also steal the show with their charisma while… Continue reading

The Many Deaths of Kenny McCormick

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Go anywhere there’s a gathering a pop culture affeciandos and say,”Oh my god they killed Kenny!” and you will be most likely greeted with the sound of, “You bastards.” Over the past 15… Continue reading

Green Lantern: A Comic Book Legacy

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The most powerful weapon in the universe and it only chooses one person in each sector who has the will power strong enough to wield it. Somehow our lovely Sector 2814 never got… Continue reading

As Bad As You Thought?: Twilight

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Let me begin this week’s adventure into bad moviedom with a statement; I love vampires. Of all the monsters in horror movies they are hands down my favorite; from the classy (Dracula, Dark Shadows)… Continue reading

Cinema’s Coolest Vampires

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If there is one monster that has stood the test of time on film it is, the vampire. Much like they are presented in fiction, they have proven time and time to be… Continue reading