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Deadpool Fan Film May Be The Closest Thing We’ll Get to an Actual Film

There are no words to describe how extremely awesome this fan film is. The people at Bean Dip Productions put this video together showcasing just how insanely wonderful Deadpool is. Ryan Reynolds may want to play him on the big screen, but until that pipedream comes to pass, this is the next best [...]

I Always Cry at Weddings: Gay Marriage and Comics

Hi! I’m Samantha Cross, but you can call me Sam because we’re friends. You might remember me from several of the articles on this website. So, I’m not a member of the LGBT community, but I’d like to talk about this issue in comics, specifically the latest exploits of Marvel and DC. If you’re okay [...]

Assembly Acquired: The Avengers Review

Here’s the shortest review ever: If you don’t like The Avengers, then you don’t like fun and we can’t be friends! Oh, sorry, you need more? Fine. I suppose I could muster up an actual review. Some Spoilers Ahead!! (more…) #ksr-stars-845 li.ksr-1{background-color:#96c0ff}#ksr-stars-845 [...]

Marvel’s Risk = DC’s Gain: The Rocky Road to a Justice League Movie

  On the eve of The Avengers American release (there will be a review up probably on Monday), I thought it might be worth examining what Marvel’s experiment means for future superhero movies. Released last Friday in the UK, The Avengers has already surpassed it’s $220 million budget, with [...]

Movie Review: X-Men: First Class

I’m underwhelmed by X-Men: First Class. Critics, thus far, have been fairly positive on the movie, and I tried very hard to go into the movie with an open mind and not carry with me the cynicism developed from four preceding movies. But I came out of the movie incapable of mustering anything more [...]

Movie Review: Thor

You have to give Marvel Studios credit; they’re doing their damnedest to build a reality shared by their major heroes in order to make the coming Avengers movie feel believable. Problematic to such a venture, however, is the reality in which these heroes occupy. Marvel heroes, for the most part, [...]

Captain America: Anachronistic or Contemporary Hero?

Originally Posted July 27th, 2010 With the announcement of the official cast of the Avengers movie via San Diego Comic-Con this last weekend, I thought it appropriate to talk about the character I’m most excited to see…other than Tony Stark. I know people are getting excited about the release of [...]
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