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50 Best Comic Book Movie Adaptations

30. Lady Snowblood Part 1 and Part 2 While American comic books have struggled for legitimacy as adult entertainment for decades, their Japanese counterparts have long enjoyed acceptance as legitimate elements of mainstream culture. So…

50 Greatest Comic Book Movie Adaptations

When we asked our staff to vote on the best comic book movie adaptations, we were afraid the results would consist only of superhero films. While there are many superhero movies listed below, it is great to see a bulk of non-Hollywood films…

‘Kick-Ass 2’ Image Gallery

Synopsis: Kick-Ass, Hit Girl and Red Mist return for the follow-up to 2010’s irreverent global hit: Kick-Ass 2. After Kick-Ass’ (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, led by the badass…

Greatest Comic Book Adaptations

#5 - Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010) Directed by Edgar Wright The Comic: Creator Bryan Lee O'Malley was inspired to create the series and eponymous character of Scott Pilgrim after listening to Canadian band Plumtree's 1998 single "Scott…

Infographic: The Nicolas Cage Matrix

Considering his early roles and his initial peer group, it's hard to believe that Nicolas Cage has got this far. A peripheral member of the early Eighties' Brat Pack, he should surely have gone the way of Charlie Sheen, Emilio Estevez and,…

Best Films of 2010 – Honorable Mentions

Before we move on to the top three films of the year, I thought we should list off a few honorable mentions. The following films appeared on some of the top 10 lists from our staff, but didn't receive enough points to make the final cut.…

This Week’s Blu-Ray Recommendation: Kick-Ass

  ” The pic’s nearly two-hour running time never feels stretched and its closing scenes, naturally, pave the way for a sequel – but for once, the promise of a sequel feels right.” Kick-Ass Directed by Matthew Vaughn Don't you hate film…

The Kick-Ass Soundtrack

Kick-Ass’ soundtrack contributes substantially to the tongue-in-cheek humor and applause-provoking action that has been making the blockbuster movie such a hit. The film’s lead teen takes his first superhero steps to the beat of “Stand Up”…