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Monday, August 5 2013

When a Fire Starts to Burn: ‘The Best Film You’ve Never Seen’

Robert K. Elder's impeccable knack for interviewing illuminates what makes 35 professional cinephiles tick in this essential book.


Tuesday, July 16 2013

No Place for Daydreamers: Becky Cloonan’s DIY Comics

Gothic-styled heartbreak figures into Becky Cloonan's self-published trilogy, but that ain't the half of it.


Tuesday, September 4 2012

The Top 5 Definitive Summer Movie Years

Be it providing the ingredients for a successful summer movie "recipe" or by opening new ways to roll out blockbusters, here are the top five "definitive" years for summer movies.


Friday, July 20 2012

Knight Music: The Top 10 Batman Music Tracks

As the World's Greatest Detective is set to triumph at the box office yet again this weekend with the release of The Dark Knight Rises, Sound Affects shines a Bat-Signal on one of the most essential components of any Batman film or TV series -- the music.


Tuesday, July 17 2012

Knight’s Out: Ranking the Batman Movies

No matter who you celebrate -- Burton, Schumacher or Nolan -- the Batman franchise has been fascinating to watch. Before he Rises, here's our ranking of the seven previous Batman movies.


Tuesday, May 1 2012

The Dark Knight Rises - Trailer 3

Just before The Avengers is set to kick off the summer movie season, the third (and possibly final) trailer for The Dark Knight Rises arrives.


Wednesday, November 9 2011

Batman and “Bitches”

In noir, men do bad things to women, women do bad things to men, people do bad things to each other. One of the central conceits of noir is very simple: people are creeps.


Tuesday, October 4 2011

An Awfully Big Adventure: Wrapping Up DC’s Extreme Makeover

DC demonstrated the full power of their operation by delivering sales numbers that haven’t been seen in quite some time. Month one was a complete success. See you in month two.


Friday, September 30 2011

The Flash’s Long Road Back to Existence

With the tragic events of "Flashpoint" behind him, what is Barry Allen's reason for moving forward? Co-writers Francis Manapul and Brian Bucellato offer an engaging portrait of a hero redefining himself.


Friday, September 23 2011

Revisiting the Rabbit Hole in ‘Batman #1’

Rather than jettisoning the structured themes from his earlier explorations of Gotham City, Scott Snyder decorates Batman #1 with these themes to great affect. But is this really the truly excellent #1 we've been craving?


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Kevin Smith is flying high (News) [25.Feb.10]
Smith and Less-On (Short Ends and Leader) [22.Feb.10]
Pop Gluttony (Columns) [17.Feb.10]
R.E.B.E.L.S. #1-6 (Reviews) [12.Jan.10]
These Ghosts Haunt Me Still… (Graphic Novelties) [30.Oct.09]
Wednesday Comics #1-7 (Reviews) [23.Sep.09]
Batman: Last Rites (Reviews) [23.Feb.09]
Superheroes Versus Comics (Features) [27.Jan.09]
Joker (Reviews) [5.Jan.09]
Zack and Miri Make a Porno (Reviews) [31.Oct.08]
‘Zack and Miri’ Is a Soft(core) Hearted Delight (Short Ends and Leader) [30.Oct.08]
Lego Batman (Reviews) [16.Oct.08]
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