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  • Star Wars Rebels: Vision of Hope Review 0 CommentsPosted by on January 23, 2015 under News, Reviews, Star Wars
    Over the first ten or so episodes, Star Wars Rebels has introduced many supporting characters beyond the family of Rebels. Its February 2nd episode reunites many of these characters for one of the best episodes yet. The episode opens with showing more of Ezra's Jedi training. Think Luke with the drone on the Falcon, but on a much bigger level. After all, Ezra has more friends that can part... more.
  • A Return to The Old Republic 0 CommentsPosted by on January 5, 2015 under Featured, Gaming, Reviews, Star Wars
    If you've been reading this site (or listening to the podcast) for a while you'll probably remember that both Jason and myself once worked on Star Wars Galaxies, but we were also very hardcore players of it as well. We were hardcore PVPers who would spread the Empire across Tatooine and other planets in the sandbox MMO. That's why when Star Wars: The Old Republic entered Alpha and Beta we hammered... more.
  • The New S.H.I.E.L.D. Comic Introduces the Agents to the Marvel Universe 0 CommentsPosted by on January 1, 2015 under Comics, News, Reviews
    Those who watch Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. know how great the series has become in its second season, and while Coulson has been part of the Marvel comic universe for a while, it was only a matter of time before Marvel introduced the rest of the Agents in the comics. Marvel's final comic release of 2014 did exactly that with the new S.H.I.E.L.D. comic written by Mark Waid. The result is actually a ... more.
  • Star Wars: Tarkin Review 0 CommentsPosted by on October 25, 2014 under News, Reviews, Star Wars
    We're now a few months into the "New Canon" of Star Wars, and November sees the release of the second novel in this fresh start of Star Wars canon with James Luceno's Tarkin. The author who should be very familiar to Star Wars fans from his New Jedi Order novels and his great book on the early days of Vader now tackles the early days of another Imperial favorite, Grand Moff Tarkin. Set just fiv... more.
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Review 1 CommentsPosted by on May 2, 2014 under Comics, Featured, News, Reviews
    [caption id="attachment_17011" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Little Spidey moments like this make the movie...[/caption] Going into The Amazing Spider-Man 2, I was prepared to hate it. After all, it's written by the guys who wrote such cinematic classics such as Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and Star Trek Into ... more.
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier Review 1 CommentsPosted by on March 21, 2014 under Comics, Featured, News, Reviews
    [caption id="attachment_16473" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Winter Soldier comes to the big screen and it’s perfect.[/caption]Ten years ago Ed Brubaker began one of the most celebrated runs ever on the Captain America comic series. In his “Winter Soldier” storyline, Brubaker retold the relationship of Cap and his WWII sidekick Bucky in differently than the lighthearted way we saw the... more.
  • Man of Steel Review 1 CommentsPosted by on June 15, 2013 under Comics, Reviews
    [caption id="attachment_17749" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Man of Steel is the best Superman movie. Period.[/caption]When news comes along of a new Superman reboot, I immediately switch into defensive mode. As a lifetime Superman fan, who could blame me? Ever since the Donner movies; Warner has tried to breathe new life into the Man of Steel on the big screen. In the 90s, they hired Kevin Smi... more.
  • Star Trek Into Darkness Review 2 CommentsPosted by on May 13, 2013 under Reviews
    p>When JJ Abrams Star Trek came out in 2009 I, like many others, really liked it. I actually saw it three times in theaters with one showing being on IMAX. Purists had a lot of problems with the movie, but it worked as a fun reboot and the cast nailed the characters perfectly. So there were high hopes for the sequel, Star Trek Into Darkness, but unfortunately the movie falls flat on its face at wa... more.
  • The Amazing Spider-Man Review 0 CommentsPosted by on June 3, 2012 under Comics, Reviews
    This past May, after seeing The Avengers, I could remember not being overly excited about The Amazing Spider-Man and The Dark Knight Rises. After Whedon’s epic, it was hard to imagine a comic book movie in an isolated universe living up to what the Marvel Cinematic Universe was able to accomplish by embracing what made the books so great. Spidey fans were burned three times by Sam Raimi and crew... more.
  • Six Days Until The Walking Dead Returns. Are You Ready? 0 CommentsPosted by on October 11, 2011 under News, Reviews
    This Sunday at 9:00pm on AMC, the very long-awaited second season of The Walking Dead begins. Why post notice six days out? Because season one of the show is six episodes long, and if you begin watching the series today; you can finish episode six on Sunday evening and move directly into the second season. If you've seen the first season, but can't quite remember what happened; read our reviews... more.
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