Adventure and Discovery: An Academic Discussion With Bad Religion's Greg Graffin | 23 Nov 2015 // 8:00 PM
PopMatters talks with Bad Religion's Greg Graffin about his new book The Population Wars, his life as a Doctorate-holding punk singer, enlightenment, society, music, and science.
"There Are No Half-Measures": An Interview with the Zombies' Rod Argent | 3 Nov 2015 // 8:00 PM
How many rock stars have opened the World Cup, performed with Andrew Lloyd Webber and the Who, created two distinct and massively successful rock bands and released an album of classical music? One. Rod Argent is back to talk about the past, present and future of the Zombies.
Abandoned ‘Star Wars’ Plot Points Episode IV: A Family that Slays Together Strays Apart | 21 Jun 2015 // 8:02 PM
Planet of the Wookiees, expendable heroes, familiar clones, depressing endings, unknown siblings, and more twins than you can shake a saber at: is this the Star Wars saga you remember?
'New Life and New Civilizations': The 'Star Trek' Saga in Comics | 9 Jun 2015 // 9:01 PM
This is a deep and intelligent look at the various incarnations of Star Trek on the gridded page -- and not just from super fans and convention-goers.
"We're All Fans": An Interview with Judas Priest's Ian Hill | 31 May 2015 // 9:02 PM
Over 45 years in music, 17 studio albums and 45 million records sold. Judas Priest's only constant member talks about the band's storied history, the evolution of heavy metal, and the 30th anniversary of their seminal classic Defenders of the Faith.
Supremium: Image Comic's Less "Awesome” Superman //19.Jun.13
The Best Comic Book Moments in 2012 Movies //7.Jan.13
Abandoned 'Star Wars' Plot Points, Episode I: The Ties That Surround Us, Bind Us and Penetrate Us //12.Aug.12
Trapped in the Negative Zone: The Fantastic Four on Film | 27 Oct 2015 // 8:30 PM
The dust has cleared on the fourth attempt to bring The Fantastic Four to the big screen. Why is this team of comic characters so important? What keeps going so horribly wrong?
'Superman' and 'Superman II': What Is, and What Might Have Been | 27 Jul 2015 // 8:30 PM
Superman and Superman II are two of the best films of their kind, but budget and time overruns necessitated a number of changes from the original vision.
Building the Perfect Bomb: The Numbers Behind Box Office Flops | 12 Jul 2015 // 8:30 PM
The biggest "box office bombs" of all time, much like the biggest hits, are not always the ones you're expecting them to be.
Hollywood Creative Accounting, or, How to Hide a Hit and Still Profit From It | 11 May 2015 // 9:29 PM
From Batsuits to Lawsuits, Hollywood Studios have a long history of hiding profits to claim that enormous hits were actually flops. How do they do this, and why?
Deconstructing the Star Beast: How the 'Alien' Saga Went Wrong | 4 May 2015 // 12:01 AM
Alien was a planned B-Movie that transcended its genre and spawned the rare sequel that is neither imitation nor complete deviation. Then the saga went to hell.
Instantly Familiar: Hollywood's Great Duopolies //13.Feb.14
Vincent Price: The Poe Cycle //23.Oct.13
The Pragmatic Anarchy of the Long Take //8.Nov.12
'Metal Hurlant Chronicles': The Soul, if Not the Imagery, of Heavy Metal | 20 Jul 2015 // 8:10 PM
While the series is often hit and miss, the Blu Ray musters up some interesting extras like motion comics (for fun comparisons), featurettes, convention appearances and more.
The Long Con in 'The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water' | 13 Jul 2015 // 8:10 PM
Somehow this surreal and crazy story about a sponge living in a place called “Bikini Bottom” with his starfish best friend works.
'Howling II' Is a One-of-a-Kind Disasterpiece | 6 Jul 2015 // 8:10 PM
Howling II is the kind of car wreck you can't look away from.
E.T. Meets Robocop Meets Hip-Hop in the Disappointing 'CHAPPiE' | 8 Jun 2015 // 2:50 AM
The character CHAPPiE itself is endearing, but the story and supporting characters of CHAPPiE ultimately fall flat.
Kiss and Kill: Vixens, Vamps & Vipers | 3 Jun 2015 // 3:00 AM
Although the Golden Age of Comic Books gave us strong, independent and heroic women, the same era also showed a darker side -- villainous women punished for attempting to rise.
'Blacula' Bites, but Never Sucks //7.Apr.15
John Carpenter: Lost Themes //5.Feb.15
Marilyn Manson: The Pale Emperor //21.Jan.15
Comics Are Not Just an American Artform… //3.Dec.14
'Mystery Science Theater 3000: Turkey Day Collection (XXXI)' Is Comedy Worth Being Thankful For //25.Nov.14
Pink Floyd: The Endless River //25.Nov.14
'Ghost in the Shell 25th Anniversary Edition' Is a Classic Anime Given Paltry Extras Treatment //21.Oct.14
'Seizure' Rides on Oliver Stone's Name //2.Oct.14
Comics Go Psychedelic, Then Dark… //23.Sep.14
'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum' Is a Charming Collection of Anachronisms //23.Sep.14
The Art of the Author is Art Like No Other //3.Sep.14
'Quadrophenia: Live In London' Proves That the Four Sides of the Who Are Still Alive and Well //8.Jul.14
Wes Anderson and His Weird Ways Are Quite Apparent in 'The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou' //17.Jun.14
'Doctor Who' Minus the What, When, Why and Where //22.May.14
The Fall of The Clash Minus the Rise //18.May.14
Exploring the Depths of the 'Hill Street Blues' //13.May.14
'Marvel Encyclopedia: Updated & Expanded' Makes for an Aesthetically Stunning Visual Experience //30.Apr.14
Nine Inch Nails and Coil: Recoiled //10.Apr.14
Eric Clapton After the Collapse of Cream //20.Mar.14
You Can’t Take It with You… 'Naked As We Came' //18.Mar.14
Boz Scaggs: The Essential Boz Scaggs //20.Feb.14
'Darkman': The Face of Revenge //18.Feb.14
'Good Times': Ain’t We Lucky We Got 'Em? //12.Feb.14
Yield to Dilbert's Technical Superiority //5.Feb.14
The Beginning (and End?) of Ender on Film //30.Jan.14
The Surreal Revenge of the Sociopath //28.Jan.14
'Die, Monster, Die!' //23.Jan.14
The Students of the Temple of Ineptitude //15.Jan.14
Creedence Clearwater Revival: Box Set //9.Jan.14
'Metallica: The Complete Illustrated History' Can Be a Thrilling Journey for Those Who Dare Take It //7.Jan.14
To a Cemetery Go! //30.Dec.13
Jimi Hendrix Experience: Miami Pop Festival //11.Dec.13
I Was a Teenage Were-Cicada! //10.Dec.13
Beware the Runaway Terminatrix! //8.Dec.13
SQÜRL: EP #2 //5.Dec.13
The Mission: The Brightest Light //4.Dec.13
Soundgarden: Screaming Life / Fopp (Remastered) //26.Nov.13
Glasvegas: Later... When The TV Turns To Static //14.Nov.13
Melvins: Tres Cabrones //7.Nov.13
Arcade Fire: Reflektor //30.Oct.13
The Lasting Mystery of 'The Wall' //29.Oct.13
Paul McCartney: New //14.Oct.13
KoRn: The Paradigm Shift //9.Oct.13
Turin Brakes: We Were Here //8.Oct.13
John Frusciante: Outsides EP //23.Sep.13
The Clash: Sound System //19.Sep.13
'Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka' Tells of an Alien Invasion with Lots of Running and Screaming //15.Sep.13
Arctic Monkeys: AM //9.Sep.13
Have Mercy: 'Lord of the Flies' //6.Sep.13
'Swamp Thing' Rises out of the Swamps for a Blu-ray that Is Better than the Sum of Its Parts //5.Aug.13
In The Kentucky Fried Movie Expect the Unexpected, Exercise Total Concentwation on the Isle of Lucy //29.Jul.13
SQÜRL:EP #1 //29.Jul.13
The Impossible Girl: The Sky Is Calling //23.Jul.13
Dio: Magica (Deluxe Edition) //18.Jul.13
Beautiful But Derivative: "A1 #2" //16.Jul.13
Japanther: Eat Like Lisa Act Like Bart //14.Jul.13
Lesbian: Forestelevision //9.Jul.13
Cloud Boat: Book of Hours //8.Jul.13
Tournament of Death, Tour de Force: 'Enter the Dragon: 40th Anniversary Edition Blu-Ray' //20.Jun.13
Simple Minds: Celebrate - The Greatest Hits + //19.Jun.13
The Bunny The Bear: Stories //13.Jun.13
The Fifth Doctor vs the Grim Android Reaper: 'Doctor Who: The Visitation (Special Edition)' //4.Jun.13
'Dirty Mary Crazy Larry' & 'Race with the Devil' Have Enough Peter Fondaisms to Choke a Giraffe //3.Jun.13
Anthrax: Anthems //27.May.13
Call of the Cthulhu Nazis: "Fatale #14" //19.May.13
Neo Noir in a Flying Car: Mister X: Eviction #1 //29.Apr.13
Staying on "Message": "East of West #2" //23.Apr.13
The Fabulous Thunderbirds: On the Verge //10.Apr.13
Mad Season: Above (Deluxe Edition) //4.Apr.13
'Ooga Booga': Sometimes Bad is Just Bad //25.Mar.13
'Bates Motel': A Boy and His Mother //17.Mar.13
The Homecoming Chance: "Hellboy in Hell #4" //6.Mar.13
'Out There': More Kids in Search of Something //21.Feb.13
The Clock is Ticking in 'Zero Hour' //13.Feb.13
'Southland' Season Five: More Complex Questions //12.Feb.13
'Alpha Dogs': Training Hero Hounds //7.Feb.13
'Archer' Returns, With an Identity Crisis //16.Jan.13
Reign of the Adequate Man... Part 1: When no other hero will “do”. | 17 Jan 2014 // 5:00 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 // 4:00 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?
How to Replace Iron Man (Without Really Trying)... | 15 Nov 2013 // 5:00 AM
In our last two installments “To Be Continued...” has covered the first guy to wield Captain America's shield since the original and the first guy to pick up Mjolnir besides Thor. This time... will the real Iron Man please stand up?
Thor WHO? It's Beta Ray Bill! | 8 Nov 2013 // 5:00 AM
Last time “To Be Continued...” Captain America's first replacement was explored... But nobody can replace Thor, the god in Marvel's Avengers pantheon, because nobody can pick up that hammer right? Right?
The Captain America That Wasn't… | 16 Oct 2013 // 4:30 AM
“To Be Continued...” has yet to cover Marvel Comics in any significant way. That changes today as we take on one of Marvel's biggest icons... well... sort of.