When the first trailer for Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street erupted this summer and cut to the joyful noise of Kanye West’s “Black Skinhead,” it was only the latest great musical moment associated with the justly celebrated director.
Scorsese’s movies always have one finger poised, ready to hit “play” on a mixtape of original compositions, pop standards, classical jams, neglected rock masterpieces and underground punk… Continue reading 8 Great... Martin Scorsese Musical Moments
As a Marvel fan, you owe it to yourself to dive into Sean Howe’s Marvel Comics: The Untold Story (new to paperback), an exhaustive history of the company from its golden-age roots to its purchase by Disney in 2009. There’s high drama in there that rivals the material offered in Marvel’s own books, from the conflict between Stan Lee and creators Steve Ditko and Jack Kirby… Continue reading Marvel Studios Countdown: Strange Moments in Marvel Casting History
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Every year, Comic-Con descends on San Diego like some kind of swirling, overly crowded, superhero-infested tropical storm. Whether you’ve nabbed a pass or you’re following it from the comfort of your home and/or cubicle, you’ll drive yourself crazy trying to keep track of all of the news coming out of convention. And the sensory overload that accompanies the amazing sights… Continue reading Comic-Con 2013: The Most Important, Intriguing, and Just Plain Cool Movie Moments
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Director Harmony Korine’s “Spring Breakers” may star teen-friendly actresses Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez and Ashley Benson, but it’s most definitely NOT a movie for teens. If the R rating doesn’t tip parents off (the MPAA’s official rating is “Rated R for strong… Continue reading 'Spring Breakers' Review: The 10 Most Depraved, Parent-Shocking Moments