J.C. Macek III
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J.C. Maçek III is an actor, writer, producer and musician based in Southern California. He is the author of the brand new novel Seven Days to Die: A Jake Slater Mystery. His new novel [Cargo] will be published January 2018 by Bloodhound Books. Follow him on Twitter @Kneumsi and on WorldsGreatestCritic.com.

Features // 21 Articles
Columns // 46 Articles
Reviews // 201 Articles
Blogs // 30 Articles
//Features

The Way Is the Goal: A Revealing Talk with KMFDM's Sascha Konietzko | 16 Aug 2017 // 10:00 PM

"I was not musically inclined to begin with," says Konietzko, "I came to music from a technical point of view. Like ‘How do you make sounds like this. How do you make dub reggae?’"

Mainstream Darko: Director Richard Kelly on Building His Own Sandbox | 2 Apr 2017 // 9:30 PM

Much as Donnie Darko claimed widespread fame by defying both convention and expectation, Kelly is fighting to bring the mainstream to him on his own terms.

//Columns

Fans Killed the Magic of Mystery in Hollywood Films | 16 May 2017 // 7:45 AM

The Force is no longer mysterious. We've demanded to know everything about Logan’s history at the expense of his mystery. Hollywood complies. The magic is dead.

Spy for Sale: What Does the Future Hold for the James Bond Series and for Bond Himself? | 27 Apr 2017 // 9:30 PM

With Sony's 007 contract expired, we take a tongue-in-cheek look at how very differently the Bond films might take shape under different studios.

//Reviews

'Gotham' Season Three's Unique Take on Batman's Origin Continues to Ramp Up the Crazy | 18 Sep 2017 // 6:30 AM

Gotham relies on its fast pace and embrace of the insane to work as the diverse and bizarre show it wants to be, but occasionally the show is too surreal for its own good.

Maybe What's Going on in 'Get Out' Is All in His Head | 23 May 2017 // 4:30 AM

This film's horror could be satire of a fish-out-of-water situation; perhaps Chris is only imagining much of what he thinks is happening, and he's just overly anxious...

//Blogs

Reign of the Adequate Man... Part 1: When no other hero will “do”. | 17 Jan 2014 // 6:00 AM

"To Be Continued..." has covered “all things comics” from the big heroes at Marvel and DC to the lesser known heroes at the big and small companies. This time out, JC figures that going “Ultra Indie” would be... adequate.

A Day One Look at the Xbox One | 16 Dec 2013 // 5:00 AM

To Be Continued...” recently covered the controversy and backlash of Ben Affleck’s casting as Batman. The only 2013 reception this bad has been that of Microsoft’s Xbox One gaming console. How is it?

//Mixed media

//Blogs

"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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