What’s great about the internet these days is we’re seeing so many talented artists find success through the process of sharing. It’s not just the lone Hollywood executive or low-level script reader who makes decisions now — instead it’s all of us. The power has shifted, and if something gains enough traction in social media, then you bet Hollywood will pay… Continue reading Watch What Happens When a Comic Book Fan Finds Himself in a Real-Life Superhero Movie
In the summer of 2000 when the original X-Men film hit at the box office, it sparked an entirely new era for the creation of motion pictures derived from comic books. Of course, superheroes have persistently been some of the most popular movies ever created, with films like The Dark Knight and The Avengers grossing $ 1 billion internationally, but one thing that Hollywood has always wanted was a hook… Continue reading Comics on Film: What the New 'Zombies vs. Robots' Comic Reveals About the Upcoming Movie
Big Hero 6 is Disney’s first animated superhero adventure (The Incredibles was a Pixar movie and doesn’t count) and their big gun for the holiday season. It’s one colorful hunk of eye candy, but can our reviewer live on eye candy alone? He’s really starting to think his eyes should maybe cut down on the sugar…
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A new Christopher Nolan movie always seems to bring with it an unusual amount of discussion, whether critical discourse or the future of cinema or nitpicking over plausibility of the new film’s own plot intricacies. Interstellar (and, my God, it’s full of stars) is his latest effort to elevate the blockbuster, but is it just another water cooler movie or something deeper?
Like most of Kevin Smith’s body of work, ”
Comic Book Men” is more of an excuse for him to tell stories and highlight things he has a passion for than anything else. This strategy works for Smith mostly because he has the smug charm to pull off talking about himself and his store while seeming only slightly self-centered.
In the Season 4 premiere “Heir Apparent” stories abound, covering… Continue reading Kevin Smith's daughter learns to clerk over twerk on 'Comic Book Men'