Maleficent is magnificent! I took my wife and two older kids on our 4 block walk downtown to the local movie theater to see Maleficent in 3D. Angelina JolieContinue reading →
These are the Top Ten Comics for Adult Starters THE WALKING DEAD: COMPENDIUM VOL. 1 See what started the critically acclaimed television series. Warning: Explicit. ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN, ULTIMATE COLLECTION VOL. 1 A new Spider-Man for the current era. BATMAN, VOL 1: THE COURT OF OWLS The first story in DC’s relaunch of the famed Hero. FABLES, VOL 1: LEGENDS IN … Continue reading →
Where to Start When the Movie Ends, an introduction to help you get started reading comics
There is no denying that superheroes have once again flown, punched, and and charmed their way back into the public spotlight, with tales of fancy and inspiration saturating the silver screen. As one friend of mine put it, “The time of the Nerd has come,” with every corner of pop culture being influenced by what was once thought to only be found in the deep depths of parents’ basements. For some time now, superhero blockbusters dominate the box office, claiming some of each year’s highest grosses, thrilling audiences with spectacular special effects and high flying action. Stories are usually good to great, calling viewers to hope that good will triumph over the evil of the day and that with the right heart, a hero can arise within the common man.
But when the credits roll and the lights come up, where can you go from there?Continue reading →
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Review – “I always thought that I would have more time…” I was sitting in the theater prior to the beginning of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and for a moment I seemed to overhear another viewer complaining that I wore a Green Lantern hoodie to a Spider-Man movie. I wondered, did I just walk onto the … Continue reading →
Star Wars Episode VII: Return of a Jedi As the opening credits roll and the horns sound, children and adults alike, of past and present generations, are transported to a galaxy far, far away. The Star Wars franchise, like the light of a radiant star amidst the night sky, never seems to fade regardless of it’s presence on the Big … Continue reading →