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The Ending We Deserved: The Dark Knight Rises Review (Spoilers!)

In many ways I’m still trying to process how I feel about The Dark Knight Rises (TDKR, for the purposes of saving time). I’m not normally the type of person that gets sentimental or overly emotional about movies (unless anger counts – righteous, righteous anger!), but after leaving the theater, [...]
The Amazing Spider-Man

The Spider Returns: The Amazing Spider-Man Reviewed

Like every superhero story even victories come with unforseen consequences. For every time The Joker is thrown back into Arkham Asylum, another supervillain rears his ugly, psychotic head. Whenever the X-Men get a little respect from the outside world, Magneto shows up to tarnish that goodwill. [...]
Steampunk Abe

Four Score and…Ah, Screw it: Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter Reviewed

Warning! There are many spoilers here! If you don’t know what happened to Abraham Lincoln, do not read this article! But, seriously, there are spoilers for the movie. Read at your own risk! (more…) #ksr-stars-1276 li.ksr-1{background-color:#96c0ff}#ksr-stars-1276 [...]
Go See it!

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 [...]
Gargoyles

Top Ten: Favorite Cartoons (Childhood Edition)

If you haven’t seen the trailer for I Know That Voice, here you go: I don’t know when this is coming out, but in honor of its eventual release, I’d like to offer up Part 1 of a two part examination of my favorite cartoons. In this edition, we’ll be looking at my favorite cartoons from when I was a [...]
Katniss

The Odds Are Favorable: The Hunger Games Review

Young Adult fiction (or YA for short in case you’re tweeting or texting). Whether you love it, hate it, or loathe it, there’s no getting around the fact that it is the driving force behind a great many movies and CW shows. Why? Because tweens and teens are a consuming, tweeting, facebooking glob of [...]
J. Edgar

Mystery with No Explanation: A Review of J. Edgar

On paper, this movie looked like it should have been amazing. With Clint Eastwood directing and Leonardo DiCaprio starring, I had very high expectations. The subject matter itself suggested that it should have been an amazing movie. J. Edgar Hoover, one of the most interesting people of the [...]
Pink Elephants

La Femme Critique: Womanthology

Quick, think of a female superhero or villain! What does she look like? Tall? Blonde or brunette? Probably a redhead. Is she scantily clad? Does she have large breasts? What era is she from (Golden/Silver Age? New 52? Any one of the Marvel Universes?) Well good for you, you at least have an image [...]
Captain America

Avenge Me!: A Captain America Review

Ah, the 1940s…a simpler time when a gallon of gas was 11 cents, the moon was still a distant, unknown world made of green cheese, and Nazis were so damn easy to kill! And even 70 years later, we can’t get enough Nazi killing, so if someone were to ask for a bare-bones mathematical equation for why [...]

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 [...]
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