The Caped Crusader. The Dark Knight. Bruce Wayne’s alter ego. The goddamn Batman. No matter what you call him, there’s no denying that he’s an iconic American superhero. He is, first and foremost, a comic book character, but comic books couldn’t contain him. He began appearing on film less than five years after he was […]
Movies about people killing other people for sport have been popular for ages. The Hunger Games made millions of dollars. People claimed that the film ripped off Battle Royale, another film about children hunting children. But the genre of human hunting has been around for decades. The Most Dangerous Game, a 1924 short story by Richard Connell, tells a […]
Let’s start off with a big caveat: the gaming news taking the web by storm today is all based on a leak. It’s getting very common for information like this to hit 4Chan before the actual headlines, and in many cases, the leak is true. We take everything from 4Chan with a grain of salt […]
In less than a month, Stephen King’s IT is going to get its second film adaptation from Andrés Muschietti. IT Chapter Two is going to cover the Losers as they return to Derry after Pennywise the Clown returns to finish what he started. Fans of Stephen King’s books are often a little let down from […]
Netflix has grown beyond just a simple streaming service, and its history of lobbying and policy change is important behind-the-scenes.
In comic books, the sidekick often ends up overshadowed by the hero. They are beloved, but forever merely a part of a whole that doesn’t always need them. Madness in the Method, the directorial debut from Jason Mewes, addresses this problem in a way one might only expect in a one-shot from DC’s defunct Vertigo […]
Most of us recognize Danny Trejo’s face from countless appearances in television series and films, but one family will remember him as their hero. This week, Danny Trejo rescued a special-needs child after a horrific car crash in Los Angeles. The 75-year-old actor, perhaps best known for playing villains, performed a genuine act of heroism, […]
Though it may look like the streaming wars have been heating up for months now, it seems like we’re only getting started. Disney recently revealed that they will be using many of their newly acquired Fox properties to help leverage their upcoming streaming service, Disney+. So, what does this mean? Well, to utilize their new […]
Superhero movies didn’t just begin with Marvel. The superhero movie has a long history, beginning over a century ago!
How can Batwoman survive the fan-hate its getting from angry people on YouTube who object to the female empowerment message in the show.