It Came from Netflix! The Frighteners (1996)

Posted 2 years ago by Movies


We live in an age of remakes, one where seemingly anything can and will be remade, rebooted or reimagined. Even films that were thought to be “classic” are being remade; Disney reimagined their animated version of Alice in Wonderland into a Tim Burton driven gothic fantasy, the hit 80’s action flick Robocop is being brought into the modern age in a new version coming out this winter, and in 2007, Rob Zombie gave us his version of the horror classic Halloween. One can argue that Hollywood has run out of ideas. I, however, argue that remakes aren’t a terrible idea, rather, the films that they’re choosing to remake have been so great originally that the remake feels tired, and unfulfilling.
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When You Hear This Sound #9 – Man-Thing

Posted 2 years ago by Podcast

When You Hear This Sound

On this very special, very spooky Halloween edition of When You Hear This Sound, we’ll take a look at one of the strangest superheroes to ever crawl out of the muck – Marvel’s Man-Thing. Come along as we hear this haunting tale of suicide in the swamps, with a ghostly twist. Remember to leave the light on!

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PSA: The ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Trailer Hits Today

Posted 3 years ago by Movies


Hey there! Sorry for the lack of posts lately, but you know, life and busy and blah blah. Anyway, I wanted to let you know to keep an eye out for the first trailer for Captain America: The Winter Soldier, which drops today at 9am PST on Apple’s Trailer site. I’m super excited about this movie and can’t wait to see the trailer. I’m sure it will play in front of Thor 2 next week (which I’m also super pumped about) but if you’re like me you’ll want to see it as soon as possible.

It will be interesting to see how they handle Falcon and how the general public reacts to Cap’s more stealthy costume this time around. I’ll update this post later today with my thoughts on the trailer, so come back and we can get a nice geeky discussion going!

Comic Book Review: Sharky!

Posted 3 years ago by Comics


I recently reviewed Monster Massacre, a compilation of monster-themed comics, edited by comic book creator Dave Elliott.  Included in the book were a couple of Elliott’s own comics, which were some of the weakest of the bunch.  And now that I’ve read Elliott’s original creation Sharky!, I think it’s safe to say that I’m just not a fan of the man’s work.

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Let’s Help Kickstart a ‘Cool and Collected’ Magazine

Posted 3 years ago by Stuff

Cool and Collected

Well, this is awesome. Brian Adams of Cool and Collected has been planning a really-for-real magazine project and just launched a Kickstarter campaign to get it off the ground. Brian is an excellent graphic designer and obviously knows how to lay out a magazine. Look at those comps, they look gorgeous!

The magazine will cover collectors and their collections. Brian has a knack for finding people with awesome collections, and is also the head hauncho of The League of Extraordinary Bloggers, so he shouldn’t have a problem finding a steady stream of contributors. I think the idea of a magazine for collectors funded and created by collectors sounds great, and I can’t wait to read it. Here’s the Kickstarter video:
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