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23 Sep 2009 // 10:00 PM

Wednesday Comics #1-7

Is Wednesday Comics just another piece of the DC pie or its own unique work?

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Notes from the Road: Comic-Con 2009

Above: Fabio Moon, Zane Austin Grant, Brea Grant, and Vasilis Lolos congregate at San Deigo Comic-con 2009.

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Every Spring there are a handful of quality shows on the brink of cancellation by the major networks. Here is this year's crop of worthy programs that may not live to see another Fall.

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Something to Do with Death

By manipulating mankind’s fear of death, organized religion clearly emerges as the most ruthless and totalitarian authority institution in the history of the world.

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28 Oct 2008 // 11:00 PM

Life: Season 1

Without Lewis, Life is a solid if mostly unremarkable program, somewhere between willfully quirky and gruesome for gruesome’s sake.

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Life: The Classic Collection

This collection emphasizes good photography over technical superficiality ("today's technological advancement, while fine, has done nothing to add excitement to a well-made picture"), and does not assert itself unreasonably.

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50 years later, follow in the footsteps of Hitchcock and his ‘Vertigo’ characters

SAN FRANCISCO - “OK, so Jimmy Stewart is sitting in his DeSoto right where that white minivan is parked - right there!” says author Aaron

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Cinema Qua Non - Indispensable DVDs: Part 1

Day One - A trip back to the classic days of studio system Hollywood, complete with great musicals, amazing adventure yarns, and a couple of post-modern freak outs, just to keep things controversial and lively.

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29 Sep 2008 // 2:00 AM

Life

Charlie (Damian Lewis) teeters incessantly on the line between cocky and ridiculous, quirky and respectable -- as if he understands the differences.

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27 Jun 2008 // 5:07 AM

Comics are leaping from page to screen

In this weekend’s potential blockbuster “Wanted,” Morgan Freeman hands a gun to the film’s reluctant antihero and orders him to shoot the wings

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3 Mar 2008 // 10:00 PM

Incognegro

Incognegro proves once more, if proof is still needed, that the graphic novel equals prose, film and stage in its potential for all kinds of creative expression.

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26 Sep 2007 // 5:21 AM

The new season begins heating up Wednesday and Thursday

It’s officially Day Three of the new TV season, and nothing has been canceled yet. That’ll change soon, but for now, enjoy the

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26 Sep 2007 // 2:59 AM

Life

Life's details of color and composition do the work usually handled by too much expository dialogue, granting access to Dani and Charlie's thinking.

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23 Aug 2007 // 1:20 AM

It’s a big month for Jason Aaron. The start of August saw the release of a trade paperback collecting the first five issues of

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28 May 2007 // 11:00 PM

Superman: Emperor Joker

Sadly, this is one of those stories that was better in my memory.

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A fan off the street with almost no experience getting a gig writing for the publisher of Superman through an unsolicited email?

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19 Apr 2007 // 1:00 AM

The Exterminators

The book's complexity, combined with its over-the-top moments, make this a very enjoyable read.

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10 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

Casanova #1-7

This comic will break your brain.

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1 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

Sly’s the Limit

Sly & the Family Stone, a group that riddled pop music's consciousness with a concentrated dosage of exploding possiblity, finally get the expanded reissue treatment from Epic/Legacy.

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7 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

Vertigo (1959)

Vertigo's new life, carefully restored from the best available prints for this DVD release, should best reveal Hitchcock's mastery of his medium.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Coming of Age When 'Life Is Strange'

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"Time travelling and selfies are the central conceits of Life Is Strange.

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