Tag: reviews

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Last night I watched Not Fade Away, the debut film by David Chase, the creator of The Sopranos – a television show I’ve never watched and therefore I have no nostalgia for it. The movie didn’t make me want to correct that at all. It was fine, though. A quiet, character drama that I suspect …

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So this is not exact, but it is inspired by a movie I traveled to ye olde theatre to see – You’re Next. It’s a slashery/home invasion horror movie and I enjoyed the hell out of it. Most of it, anyway. It’s got a pretty decent set of well-rounded characters, some humor and a healthy …

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I went to see Pacific Rim. It’s fantastic. It’s giant monsters fighting giant robots, but it also has heart to spare with likeable, sympathetic characters, humor and charm. The action is believable, easy on the eyes and still frenetic. Despite copious amounts of destruction, consequences still feel real. Godzilla and Cloverfield can go fuck off. …

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For the life of me, I couldn’t tell you why I would ever think of the band Cracker, ever. So. I love big dumb action movies. The dumber and more ‘splodey they are, the better I like ’em. But apparently, there is a limit to how dumb a big dumb action movie can get before …

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236 – Black Cat Portrait

Part 4 of my contribution to the Christopher’s Restaurant art gallery that is on display from September 20th through October 31st. Jason Young and Jeff Potter, my fellow Ok, PANIC! artists, have each done five portraits of various superheroes, and they are all available for sale. If you live in the Dayton, Ohio area, go …

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235 – Blue Beetle Portrait

Part 3 of my contribution to the Christopher’s Restaurant art gallery that is on display from September 20th through October 31st. Jason Young and Jeff Potter, my fellow Ok, PANIC! artists, have each done five portraits of various superheroes, and they are all available for sale. If you live in the Dayton, Ohio area, go …

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232 – Morning Doodle 3

There’s nothing to say about this. I did, however, pick up a stack of comics, and felt like giving some encapsulated reviews of the ones I’ve read, most of which are from the The New DC 52. First things first, Justice League. Joe Grunenwald and I reviewed the first issue as a special bonus episode …

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