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Wednesday, August 29 2012

Steam-Powered Hard Drive: Sherlock Holmes As Modern Superhero From 1887-2012

As the world continues to celebrate Sherlock Holmes, PopMatters takes readers on a tour of the famous fictional phenomenon that spans books, radio, television and films.


Monday, July 23 2012

Vampires, Zombies and Superheroes… It Must Be Comic-Con International 2012

What started decades ago as a mere comic book convention has become a massive Hollywood promo blitz for the hottest science fiction, fantasy and super hero properties in film and television.


Thursday, May 24 2012

Sherlock Holmes, Dirk Gently and the Case of the Eccentric Detective

With two TV shows returning Arthur Conan Doyle's creation to our screens, Sherlock Holmes has never seemed more influential. But for the good of detective fiction, it might be time to look elsewhere for our unorthodox investigators...


Wednesday, April 13 2011

Joss Whedon 101: The Avengers

The Avengers will be Joss Whedon's most ambitious project to date, the culmination of a string of Marvel Studios superhero films, including the Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, and Captain America films.


Friday, April 24 2009

The Soloist

The Soloist illustrates Nathaniel's internal life -- his music and his madness -- in reductive, sensational imagery.


Tuesday, January 27 2009

Superheroes Versus Comics

There can be no doubt that the summer of 2008 stands as a high-water mark for superheroes. But in the wake of a superhero renaissance and the growing cultural legitimacy of the genre, the question must be posed: Has the superhero genre evolved beyond the comics medium?


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Chaplin: 15th Anniversary Edition (Short Ends and Leader) [17.Oct.08]
Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008 (Features) [10.Sep.08]
Tropic Thunder (Reviews) [13.Aug.08]
Charlie Bartlett (Reviews) [26.Jun.08]
Dear Marvel Comics (Short Ends and Leader) [15.Jun.08]
Iron Man (Reviews) [1.May.08]
Charlie Bartlett (Reviews) [22.Feb.08]
Zodiac-The Director’s Cut (Reviews) [7.Jan.08]
Zodiac (Reviews) [14.Aug.07]
Lucky You (2006) (Reviews) [8.May.07]
Lucky You (2006) (Reviews) [4.May.07]
Monkey Business (Part 1: May) (Features) [30.Apr.07]
Zodiac (2007) (Reviews) [2.Mar.07]
The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006 (Features) [10.Jan.07]
A Scanner Darkly (2006) (Reviews) [6.Jul.06]
A Scanner Darkly (2006) (Reviews) [6.Jul.06]
Good Night, and Good Luck (2005) (Reviews) [16.Mar.06]
Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang (2005) (Reviews) [2.Dec.05]
Eros (2004) (Reviews) [28.May.05]
Short Cuts (1993) (Reviews) [14.Apr.05]
Gothika (2003) (Reviews) [20.Nov.03]
Black and White (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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