‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ delivers the sleaze to please

‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ delivers the sleaze to please

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Written by Frank Miller Directed by Robert Rodriguez & Frank Miller USA, 2014   When Sin City exploded into theaters in 2005, we had never seen…

‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ hits a campy sweet spot

‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ hits a campy sweet spot

Unlikely as it may have seemed, 2014 has emerged as the year where, among other things, Eva Green proved to be the best part of a rock-dumb green screen sequel film. First there…

Trailer: ‘The Editor’ a tribute to the Italian giallo genre

Trailer: ‘The Editor’ a tribute to the Italian giallo genre

TIFF 2014: Most Anticipated Films

The term “giallo” initially refers to cheap yellow paperbacks, that were distributed in post-fascist Italy. For Italian audiences, the term is used to refer to any kind of thriller, regardless of where it…

Kermit the Frog’s Hilarious ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Kermit the Frog’s Hilarious ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is growing bigger by the minute, becoming one of the biggest viral marketing charity successes in history. We’ve seen all sorts of celebrities from athletes, actors and musicians…


‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ delivers the sleaze to please

‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ delivers the sleaze to please

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Written by Frank Miller Directed by Robert Rodriguez & Frank Miller USA, 2014   When Sin City exploded into theaters in 2005, we had never seen…

’50 to 1′ is an unearned lap to victory

’50 to 1′ is an unearned lap to victory

Imagine, if you will, a horse race that starts and finishes in a blink of an eye. We see your choice winner bucking behind the starting gate. His chances of winning are slim…

‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ hits a campy sweet spot

‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ hits a campy sweet spot

Unlikely as it may have seemed, 2014 has emerged as the year where, among other things, Eva Green proved to be the best part of a rock-dumb green screen sequel film. First there…

‘Punishment Park’ a stark reminder of how little has changed in world affairs since it emerged in 1971

‘Punishment Park’ a stark reminder of how little has changed in world affairs since it emerged in 1971

Images of the heavy-handed police response to protests of the fatal shooting of unarmed Missouri teenager Michael Brown have re-ignited discussion about the increasing militarization of U.S. police forces.…


‘American Horror Story’ gets a teaser for its upcoming season, titled ‘Freakshow’

‘American Horror Story’ gets a teaser for its upcoming season, titled ‘Freakshow’

While FX has garnered acclaim over the years for shows such as Justified and Louie, it has also gained a number of fans for its show American Horror Story. Co-created by Ryan Murphy,…

‘The Leftovers’, Ep. 1.08, “Cairo,” earns the show’s second season

‘The Leftovers’, Ep. 1.08, “Cairo,” earns the show’s second season

Cults on TV are tough. They seem like a really good idea. They’re weird and scary and, bonus, we have them in real life. But anyone who has seen or read my reviews…

Masters of Sex Ep. 2.06: “Blackbird” says a painful, beautifully intimate goodbye

Masters of Sex Ep. 2.06: “Blackbird” says a painful, beautifully intimate goodbye

"Blackbird" is a frustrating episode, containing some series-high moments of emotional potency along with some decisions that made me gnaw my lip with bafflement. The biggest disappointment is that after just two episodes…

The Strain, Ep. 1.06, “Occultation” finally gets things moving!

The Strain, Ep. 1.06, “Occultation” finally gets things moving!

This is a flip-flop show. One week it'll leave us questioning what went wrong, the next we'll see the potential all over again. This week was more of the latter as, for lack…


TIFF: Bill Murray to be honored before ‘St. Vincent’

TIFF: Bill Murray to be honored before ‘St. Vincent’

The Toronto Film Festival has the world premiere of Theodore Melfi’s film St. Vincent, a dramedy starring Bill Murray as a surly war veteran playing mentor to a boy next door (watch the…

TIFF: ‘St. Vincent’, James Franco, ‘Kaguya’ round out festival lineup

TIFF: ‘St. Vincent’, James Franco, ‘Kaguya’ round out festival lineup

With the Toronto International Film Festival just two weeks away starting on September 4 and running through September 14, TIFF has finalized their full slate of films along with the film schedule. According…

Fantasia 2014: Thomas’s 5 Movies

Fantasia 2014: Thomas’s 5 Movies

Fantasia Film Festival 2014

It's really a testament to the scope and variety of the things one can see at the Fantasia International Film Festival that my top 5 Fantasia films this year can contain a big-budget…

Kenny’s Five Best and Worst Films of Fantasia 2014

Kenny’s Five Best and Worst Films of Fantasia 2014

Covering Fantasia for the first time was a hectic, enjoyable experience.  They give you a badge with your name on it and everything.  However, as for this year’s lineup, I have a little…


Open Source #5: Gamescom 2014

Open Source #5: Gamescom 2014

Open Source is off to Cologne! Join the crew as they look over the big announcements from Gamescom 2014, including the is-it-isn’t-it Tomb Raider exclusivity and that playable teaser. Can Quantum Break and The Order: 1886 both live up…

The Televerse #155- SDCC 2014 Hannibal Pressroom

The Televerse #155- SDCC 2014 Hannibal Pressroom

With the summer winding down, a new batch of TV shows are reaching their finales, giving us plenty to discuss on the podcast. First we take a look at the week in comedy,…

Sketchy Episode 132 – ‘Rick and Morty (w/ Superfan Giovanni)’

Sketchy Episode 132 – ‘Rick and Morty (w/ Superfan Giovanni)’

Newcomb welcomes Superfan Giovanni to discuss the wickedly creative “Rick And Morty” from Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland. Enjoy! Song X Gonna Give It To Ya by DMX Follow Sketchy ILoveWomen.org facebook.com/SketchyPodcast twitter.com/SketchyPodcast…

This is Our Design #16: “Potage”

This is Our Design #16: “Potage”

Welcome back to the This is Our Design re-watch of Hannibal's first season, which took a brief hiatus because we were learning how cook gourmet meals using human flesh and certainly not because…


Justice Inc #1 Blends Pulp and Sci-Fi with Realistic Interior Art

Justice Inc #1 Blends Pulp and Sci-Fi with Realistic Interior Art

Justice Inc. #1 Written by Michael Uslan Art by Giovanni Timpano Colored by Marco Lesko Published by Dynamite The producer of all the Batman films Michael Uslan and The Shadow artist Giovanni Timpano team up on Justice…

‘The Multiversity’ #1 is an insane love letter to the passionate superhero fan

‘The Multiversity’ #1 is an insane love letter to the passionate superhero fan

STORY BY Grant Morrison ART & COVER BY Ivan Reis, Joe Prado COLORS BY Nei Ruffino PUBLISHER DC Comics This one is a lot to take in. Literally years in the making, Grant…

‘Genius’ #3 – scales back in quality

‘Genius’ #3 – scales back in quality

I like this comic book less and less the more that I read it. With each issue, Genius scales back in quality and entertainment. Part of that is due to the current political…

‘Trees #4′ – Picking up the Pace, Albeit Slowly

‘Trees #4′ – Picking up the Pace, Albeit Slowly

Trees #4 Written by Warren Ellis Art by Jason Howard Published by Image Comics Finally, the plot has gotten a bit of a nudge in this issue. It’s still not going anywhere quickly,…


Open Source #5: Gamescom 2014

Open Source #5: Gamescom 2014

Open Source is off to Cologne! Join the crew as they look over the big announcements from Gamescom 2014, including the is-it-isn’t-it Tomb Raider exclusivity and that playable teaser. Can Quantum Break and The Order: 1886 both live up…

What we know of ‘FIFA 15′

What we know of ‘FIFA 15′

EA Sports showed the world the hotly anticipated FIFA 15 trailer back at the E3 Convention in June and last week released a video further teasing us fans with some amazing stadium graphics.…

‘Batman: Arkham’: A Retrospective

‘Batman: Arkham’: A Retrospective

75 Years of Batman

Batman: Arkham Series Rocksteady/Warner Bros. Eidos/Warner Bros. PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U You’ve got to feel sorry for Beenox. Tasked with taking over the reigns of the Spider-man franchise from…

Back From the Grave: How Nintendo could utilize ‘Fatal Frame’

Back From the Grave: How Nintendo could utilize ‘Fatal Frame’

Fatal Frame Wii U/Project Zero Koei Tecmo Koei Tecmo/Nintendo Wii U The tides are finally turning for the Wii U with the roaring engines of Mario Kart 8, igniting console sales which reached 510,000…


’50 to 1′ is an unearned lap to victory

’50 to 1′ is an unearned lap to victory

Imagine, if you will, a horse race that starts and finishes in a blink of an eye. We see your choice winner bucking behind the starting gate. His chances of winning are slim…

Ranking the Films of the Caped Crusader

Ranking the Films of the Caped Crusader

For almost 50 years, Batman has graced the silver screen.  Whether working solo or accompanied by sidekicks and associates, Gotham City is continually saved by his enduring presence.  Even though the eight theatrical…

New on Video: ‘Stroszek’

New on Video: ‘Stroszek’

One movie that has always stood out as being among Herzog's most unusual is Stroszek, from 1977. Well received upon its release, and now recognized as one of the German filmmaker's finest films,…

Understanding Plot Holes – Misdiagnosis & Bad Lexicon

Understanding Plot Holes – Misdiagnosis & Bad Lexicon

Strange Interpretation #21

The term 'Plot Hole' has grown legs and begun a marathon sprint in the last few years. In most cases, the vast majority of accusations were false, revealing a common misunderstanding of what…


Sound On Sight Podcast

Awesome Mix Tape Volume 3: Heads Will Roll

Awesome Mix Tape Volume 3: Heads Will Roll

When I was growing up, my friend’s older brother made me a bunch of mix tapes. Back then, they used…

Sordid Cinema

Sordid Cinema #82: ‘Cold in July’ + Fantasia Film Festival Highlights Part 1

Sordid Cinema #82: 'Cold in July' + Fantasia Film Festival Highlights Part 1

Fans of pulp fiction will get a kick out of Cold in July, a gritty, at times bloody, and darkly…

Hey You Geeks Podcast

Hey You Geeks!! Podcast# 31: Breaking Down Guardians of the Galaxy

Hey You Geeks!! Podcast# 31: Breaking Down Guardians of the Galaxy

Finally, Guardians of the Galaxy is out in theaters and Hey You Geeks are here to offer our review, dive…

Televerse

The Televerse #155- SDCC 2014 Hannibal Pressroom

The Televerse #155- SDCC 2014 Hannibal Pressroom

With the summer winding down, a new batch of TV shows are reaching their finales, giving us plenty to discuss…

Open Source

Open Source #5: Gamescom 2014

Open Source #5: Gamescom 2014

Open Source is off to Cologne! Join the crew as they look over the big announcements from Gamescom 2014, including…

Sketchy

Sketchy Episode 132 – ‘Rick and Morty (w/ Superfan Giovanni)’

Sketchy Episode 132 - 'Rick and Morty (w/ Superfan Giovanni)'

Newcomb welcomes Superfan Giovanni to discuss the wickedly creative “Rick And Morty” from Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland. Enjoy! Song…

Game Of Thrones Podcast

Game of Thrones Podcast #30: “The Children”

Game of Thrones Podcast #30: "The Children"

  When Game of Thrones show-runners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss promised the season four finale would be their finest yet, they…

The Walking Dead Podcast

The Walking Dead Podcast Episode 53: “A”

The Walking Dead Podcast Episode 53: “A”

For the second half of The Walking Dead Season 4, the survivors have been following the train tracks and on…

Shot by Both Sides

‘Nightmares’ as unstable as a one-legged pirate walking a tightrope

'Nightmares' as unstable as a one-legged pirate walking a tightrope

Nightmares Directed by John Lamond Screenplay by Colin Eggleston 1980, USA The Italians might have done it best but the…