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'Blade II' Pioneers the Marvel Sequel Yet Remains Hopelessly Outdated

If Blade reflected its time in 1998, Blade II, despite of-the-moment visual effects dazzling action, feels like a film from an earlier era.

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Convergence Culture: the Many Faces of Hellboy

Different media means different Hellboys. Mike Mignola's versus Guillermo del Toro's.

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Off the Radar - The Top 30 DVDs of 2008

Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.

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Hellboy II: The Golden Army (3 Disc Special Edition)

This limited “3-Disc Special Edition” is as much a tribute to the writer-director as it is a showcase for the film.

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Hellboy II: The Golden Army

As he loves Liz, life, and TV, Hellboy embodies possibility, faith, and imagination.

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Starz Inside: Comic Books Unbound

Comic Books Unbound offers only cursory consideration of the media conglomeration that has made comic-film box office domination possible.

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: July 2008

And it just doesn't stop. If part two in this three-ring play was packed with well hyped product, July just keeps the receipt treats coming.

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The Last Winter

The Last Winter suggests that the Arctic, the environment itself, has a point of view.

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Two Soldiers (2003)

Two Soldiers does more for filmmaking and your library of DVDs in under 50 minutes than a shelf full of the three-hour feats of endurance that are now commonplace.

Erik Hinton
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Hellboy: 2-Disc Special Edition (2004)

Speaking in his commentary track, del Toro is keenly passionate about the film, the character, and Hellboy creator Mike Mignola.

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Hellboy (2004)

The latest hero for our time is red. Fire engine red. Looming over the city from a rooftop, he puffs his cigar and glowers.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)

As Nemesis amply demonstrates, the franchise is getting quite long in the tooth.

Todd R. Ramlow
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Blade II (2002)

The Daywalker has his own agenda, still fever-dreaming and raging, but changed too.

Cynthia Fuchs

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