Category Archives: Film

Why Ghost in the Shell is More Relevant Than Ever

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on March 23, 2017. Masamune Shirow’s Ghost in the Shell is one of the most beloved pieces of modern fiction to originate from Japan. Both as a manga and anime film, the original … Continue reading

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What’s Next for the X-Men Franchise

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on March 21, 2017. Last week we wrote about how Fox Studios was creating a new model for their superhero franchise, the X-Men. (Sorry, not sorry, Fantastic Four) In the past year Fox … Continue reading

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Fox’s New Superhero Franchise Model

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on March 17, 2017. In any conversation about the superhero genre in film today one truth must be observed: Marvel Studios is king. Whether you’re looking at recognition, box office, or critical acclaim, … Continue reading

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The Best Picture Nominees Ranked

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 25, 2017. It wasn’t easy to catch all of the Oscar nominees for Best Picture before the category expanded beyond just 5 selections in 2009. This year there are a total … Continue reading

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The 2017 Oscar Shorts Primer

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 21, 2017. Each year the Oscars host 3 categories for short films, including animated, live action, and documentary. For many viewers none of them ring a bell, although many or all … Continue reading

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Are Movies For Kids Better With Kids?

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 17, 2017. Here’s where I’m coming from: I’m a movie snob. I like to dress it up in terms like cinephile or film theorist, but what it all boils down to … Continue reading

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Why March is the Biggest Month for TV in 2017

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on February 9, 2017. The phrases “peak TV” and “golden age of television” have been thrown around for a long time now. It seems like each year the variety and quality of shows … Continue reading

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How The Founder Sets Up a Marvel Comics Movie

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 28, 2017. The Founder tells the story of Ray Kroc, an American entrepreneur who would not discover the success he dreamed of until his 50s. It was then that he encountered … Continue reading

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5 Reasons The Lego Batman Movie Could Be The Best Batman Movie

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 27, 2017. You can debate what the best superhero movie ever is for days. It’s an argument that has only grown as the genre has blown up over the past decade … Continue reading

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5 February Movies We Can’t Wait For

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on January 24, 2017. In the traditional model of movies in America, we receive films in waves or seasons. There’s the blockbuster rush of summer and the Oscar rush of mid-winter, and plenty … Continue reading

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