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Monday, May 13 2013
If not for “The Guardian of Forever” and other unworldly phenomenon, our next Star Trek film, starring Eddie Murphy, might have been a cross between Police Academy and The Jetsons.
Friday, February 22 2013
With Disney's purchase of Lucasfilm already changing Star Wars, let's look at the prior behind the scene changes in the saga.
Tuesday, January 8 2013
The comic book movie boom we've been riding for a little over a decade now has shown no signs of going bust. If anything, the boom is only getting bigger and more comic-bookish.
Monday, August 13 2012
To celebrate the added "layers" of unnecessary 3D onto both the Prequel and Original Trilogies, here are some actual plot layers straight out of George Lucas' old plans that just might have made Star Wars a more engrossing saga (in somebody's mind, anyway).
Tuesday, July 3 2012
The actor-director Leif Gantvoort plays a pivotal role in the summer blockbuster The Amazing Spider-Man, and swings by PopMatters to tell us all about it: the Mensa premiere, his thoughts on if it's too soon for a franchise reboot, and why everyone should watch the movie Brick ...
Friday, May 24 2013
From deep within the shadows of Hollywood's backlots crawl the creepiest rumors and legends: a hanged Munchkin, the Superman Curse and... Ted Danson in a top hat!
Friday, April 26 2013
Initially a disaster of an experimental horror film, The Evil Dead went on to become an acclaimed and influential movie that launched careers and spawned sequels and copycats, not to mention a string of cash in faux-sequels. Who were these pretenders to the Deadite throne?
Thursday, April 4 2013
What do Dracula, The Pink Panther, Rocky Horror, The Exorcist, Thomas Edison and Danny Elfman have to do with Cirque Du Soleil? The Next Reel explores the 'Two Billion Nickelodeon'.
Friday, March 1 2013
Just before rising Italian star Margie Newton was set to take on Hollywood, she vanished from the public eye. What happened? Where did she go? Is she coming back?
Tuesday, February 5 2013
With Texas Chainsaw 3D's release, the question of what the "True Story" (if any) really was, is catching the buzz, again.
Wednesday, June 19 2013
Limited to 3,000 copies, this is a brilliant experiment in guitar noise, not in entertainment.
Friday, June 14 2013
The most beautiful, soulful and operatic female voice you're likely to hear this year comes from a large, burly, bearded man in a bear mask.
Thursday, June 6 2013
This book is much more SEX than Sex Pistols, and much more Couture than Chaos.
Wednesday, June 5 2013
The Fifth Doctor dons his Celery lapel to defend 1666 England against alien invaders and bedazzled androids in this inventive, classic saga from the Peter Davison years.
Tuesday, June 4 2013
Powerful artwork and a command of light and shadow amplify this engrossing jumping-on point for new readers, but the entire issue is about enticement, with very little fulfillment to be seen in the story.
Tuesday, June 4 2013
“To Be Continued...” is back with more on “all things comics”, and as you know “Comics” don't always stay on the gridded page, but impact other media as well. Here's one of those unbelievable times for those of you who do not believe in “coincidence”.
Wednesday, May 15 2013
Minimalist, Mohawked Orange County Rocker Davis Fetter delivers a well-produced, powerful and pleading new single, equal parts crooning and driving rock.
Tuesday, May 14 2013
“To Be Continued...” springs back into action with Daredevil, the remarkable Bart Hill, supplanted by history, reinstated by fate.
Friday, May 10 2013
Last time “To Be Continued...” introduced Bart Hill, the Original superhero to go by the name of “Daredevil”, published not by Marvel Comics, but by Lev Gleason Publications. So with him around how did Marvel create their more famous, latter-day hero?
Tuesday, April 30 2013
“To Be Continued...” explores aspects of Graphic Literature and Comic Art to connect the none-too-obvious links and histories found in comics. This week we focus on the superhero named Daredevil... but it's not the Marvel Comics hero you know.