J.C. Macek III
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J.C. Maçek III is the creator of WorldsGreatestCritic.com, has acted in film, television and on stage and holds a degree in English Literature from LSU. Follow him on Twitter @Kneumsi.

Features // 15 Articles
Columns // 32 Articles
Reviews // 175 Articles
Blogs // 30 Articles
//Features

Abandoned ‘Star Wars’ Plot Points Episode IV: A Family that Slays Together Strays Apart | 21 Jun 2015 // 9:02 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 // 10:01 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.

//Columns

Hollywood Creative Accounting, or, How to Hide a Hit and Still Profit From It | 11 May 2015 // 10:29 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 // 1:01 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.

//Reviews

E.T. Meets Robocop Meets Hip-Hop in the Disappointing 'CHAPPiE' | 8 Jun 2015 // 3:50 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 // 4:00 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.

//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

Fave Five: Alpine

// Sound Affects

"Australian sextet Alpine's newest album is a fantastic expansion of their joyous pop sound, but two members give us five records apiece that helped define their unique musical identities.

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