Archive for the ‘Lists’ Category
10 Comic Crossovers That Had Lasting Effects
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on October 6, 2012 under Comics, Featured, Lists
Too often Marvel and DC will do a huge crossover among all their books, or within a certain subset of their books, and it'll mean nothing except to sell more books. 2011's Fear Itself was big example of one of these crossovers that in the end, meant nothing in the grand scheme of the comic universe it took place in. However, there are some crossovers that are done that end up changing the comic ... more.
10 Upcoming Movies Show It’s a Good Time to be a Fanboy
3 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on September 22, 2012 under Featured, Lists
After the massive success of James Cameron's Avatar a few years ago, Hollywood has seen that if you trust a filmmaker to produce their own vision of scifi without studio interference, the results can be both profitable and adored by the public. So now, everyone wants to have their own billion-dollar genre hit, which means everyone is green-lighting scifi and fantasy hits to try to get a piece of... more.
The Three Most Important Questions Answered by the Men in Black Trilogy (SPOILERS!)
0 CommentsPosted by Austin B. Russell on September 16, 2012 under Lists, Reviews
As we get ever closer to the release date of Men in Black 3 on Blu-Ray and DVD on November 30th, I have been considering the threads that hold all three movies together as a complete narrative. I believe that the films can be thematically split into three different basic questions, and also that answering each of these questions is vital to the enjoyment of each of the films. Men in Black 3 w... more.
10 Movies That Should Never Be Remade
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on September 7, 2012 under Featured, Lists
Hollywood's favorite thing these days is to remake movies, and it seems like they have their sights set directly on the 80s and 90s to mine ideas from. Instead of championing original movies and ideas, it's easier for them to remake The Thing, Fright Night, Total Recall, Red Dawn, and Robocop. Before they really get out of hand, there are some movies that absolutely should never be remade. Here ... more.
The 5 Biggest Events of Spidey’s First 50 Years
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on August 15, 2012 under Comics, Featured, Lists
Today marks the 50th Anniversary of Marvel's Spider-Man. On August 15th, 1962 Amazing Fantasy #15 hit the newsstands, and the world was introduced to Peter Parker and Spider-Man for the first time. Fifty years, and hundreds of comic issues later, Spidey is one of the most popular superheroes in the world. Over these first fifty years, there have been some pretty huge events that shaped our favor... more.
5 Reasons to Upgrade to Star Trek TNG on Blu-Ray
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on July 23, 2012 under Featured, Lists
My favorite television show of all time is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year, and in addition to making me feel old as I can remember watching the original airings of these episodes; they're celebrating it by kicking off the Blu-Ray release of the entire series. Season One of Star Trek: The Next Generation more.
Furious Fanboys at San Diego Comic Con 2012
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on July 11, 2012 under Featured, Lists, News
So it's that time of year again. Beginning today, hundreds of thousands of geeks, fanboys, and fangirls will descent upon the San Diego Convention center for four days (and one preview night) of pop culture overload. As usual, we're there with technology in hand, and like last year we'll be doing our damnest to liveblog directly from the show. Photos and live news right from the big panels will be... more.
The New 10 Best Superhero Movies
2 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on July 7, 2012 under Comics, Featured, Lists
Ever since Richard Donner directed Superman in 1978, Superhero movies have always been big. While Marvel didn’t really hit it big until the late 90’s with Bryan Singer’s X-Men, DC was there with the Supes and Batman movies. Now, more than thirty years after Donner’s Superman there are tons of superhero movies. But what are the ten best? We've done this list in the past, but since the... more.
10 Reasons The Old Republic Fizzled
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on June 29, 2012 under Featured, Lists
This list will be controversial as there are still people who really enjoy The Old Repbulic, but it's impossible to ignore the facts. The game is bleeding subscribers with not a single increase in player numbers since the initial subscription figures were announced back when most players were still on their free month. As a result, BioWare is already having to consolidate servers, and some featu... more.
The 5 Most Exciting Current Space Missions
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on June 23, 2012 under Featured, Lists, Science, Space
NASA is painfully underfunded these days, which basically eliminated the manned space program and reduced America to a third world country. Russia, China, and other countries are flying humans in space on a regular basis while Florida is struggling to find jobs for 100,000 people displaced when NASA ended the Shuttle Program and their budget was slashed. Yet in these dark times for space buf... more.