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    Spike Lee and Essential Film Lists

    So, this is a bit of old news at this point, but the debate or discussion around Spike Lee’s Essential Film list seems to be as relevant as the legitimacy of his Kickstarter campaign. Much has been made of the fact that the list is fairly standard and canonical, in particular how it almost completely […] More

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    Damian Wayne’s Greatest Hits

    SPOILERS! (Only if you’ve been living in your own Bat-cave that is…) It was a bold move for writer Grant Morrison to introduce an illegitimate love-child to Bruce Wayne, but then again Grant Morrison is a bold man (is bold the word I’m looking for?). Even bolder still was Grant Morrison’s decision to cap off […] More

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    Comic Book Starter’s Guide

    Comic books are like wine, there is a bottle out there for everyone. The comic book medium has been around for over seventy years and is home to some of the most original and ground-breaking stories the world has ever seen. But knowing where to start is daunting, and jumping in blind can have some […] More

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    25 Great Film Shots Seen for the First time in 2012

    On the other side of my content filled posts for Sound on Sight, I manage a semi-popular Tumblr blog called Obscure and Offbeat Cinema. There is virtually no written content and the vast majority of what I present are screenshots taken from films that I’m watching or planning to watch. Though a popular film will […] More

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    Finishing the Disc: Six Great Series to Marathon

    Most people watch TV passively, as a way to wind down their day or relax with their family. Then there are TV fans, who sit forward in their seats, eager to be challenged and inspired as well as entertained by their favorite series. In general, whether viewed actively or passively, TV is in its nature […] More

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    10 TV Universes You Would and Wouldn’t Want to Live In

    TV is full of shows set in their own universes, worlds different from our own (sometimes slightly, sometimes drastically) that open up new avenues for storytellers to explore. It can be a lot of fun to ponder what it would be like to live in a particular universe, to explore that different world, but would […] More

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    Just the Facts: 7 TV Detectives You’d Want Working Your Case

    Cop shows have been around almost as long as television itself and have run the gamut, from procedurals to sitcoms to serialized dramas. They’ve given us some of TV’s most memorable and enduring characters, not to mention some of the medium’s best performances. Yet, upon examination, disproportionately few of the detectives who grace our screens […] More

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    It’s Guy Love: 6 Great TV Bromances

    A “bromance” is a relationship between two heterosexual men that shares many of the elements or indicators of a romantic relationship. Originally coined in the ‘90s, the term caught on in mainstream pop culture a few years ago and has since saturated the market. Clearly the topic is of interest to many, but upon investigation, […] More