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    Colleen Coover Illustrates Comics’ Potential

    Colleen Coover bridges the gap between the Big Two’s muscular multiverses and the menagerie of independent comics. With distinctly cartoonish lines and pallets, Coover creates across genres without ever sacrificing her spirit. From adult books like Small Favors, to Marvel’s X-Men: First Class and the whimsical Bandette, Coover’s work carries her distinct flare. Currently based […] More

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    Are ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’, ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Becoming Overcrowded?

    With Iron Man 3 recently hitting the box office in big way, and Man of Steel and The Wolverine quickly on their way, it’s hard for one’s attention not to be firmly set to the pending comic book movies that we’re more than happy to accept with open arms into our wallets. As much as we as viewers, though, love […] More

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    2011 Box Office: It’s Deja Vu All Over Again

    Want a prediction for 2012 at the movies? It’s going to look a lot like 2011. An awful lot. It’s going to be a case of, If ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Well, actually, the creative machinery in Hollywood is broke, but, as the numbers show, not broken enough to warrant fixing. So. Next year, […] More

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    Are We Tired of Superheroes?

    This has been the summer of the superheroes. With Thor, X-Men: First Class, Green Lantern, and Captain America: The First Avenger all coming out within the past few months, they’ve certainly shown that they’re a force to be reckoned with. Or are they? Though most of these releases haven’t fared badly (let’s not speak of […] More

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    Score At The Half – Hollywood: Zero, Audience: Even Less

    Hollywood needs a hit Actually, Hollywood needs a bunch of hits. Actually, Hollywood needs a bunch of big, fat, through-the-roof hits. And with the summer – and the year – half over, the time to come up with them is running out. The movie business finished 2010 with the second highest domestic box office on record:  $10.2 […] More

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    Portrayals of Nazis on film

    Godwin’s Law, a well-known law of the internet dating back to the virtually prehistoric times of 1990, states that ‘as an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches one’ (see TV Tropes). Perhaps a related law should be established stating that ‘the more films are made within a […] More

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    Sound on Sight Radio #274: ‘X-Men First Class’ / ‘DareDevil’ / ‘Remo Williams’

    The summer blockbuster/superhero sweepstakes continue with X-Men: First Class, which is both the latest from director Matthew Vaughn (Kick-Ass, Layer Cake) and the fifth film in the X-Men series, though the first chronologically speaking. Since we already reviewed all the other X-Men flicks way back when, we’ll also be talking about 2003’s much-maligned Daredevil in […] More

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    ‘X-Men: First Class’ blows away standard superhero films

    X-Men: First Class Directed by Matthew Vaughn Written by Ashley Miller & Zack Stentz 2011, USA Bryan Singer’s X-Men (2000) was arguably the moment where comic book movies grew up and is largely responsible for the endless slew of adaptations that siege our multiplexes year after year. Certainly his 2003 follow up X2: Mutants United showed […] More

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    Awesome Fan-Made Marvel Posters by Artist David Williams

    David Williams created these two posters for Thor and X-Men: First Class in his Marvel series. Both posters came in 24×18 inch prints and were limited to a run of only 10 copies, signed and numbered. According to Williams, the X-Men poster design is inspired by the world of 60’s advertising posters through the use […] More

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    Box Office Grosses of DC and Marvel Comic Book Adaptations

    With all the comic book adaptations coming out this year, one has to wonder which films stand a chance at actually cashing in at the box office. Thor opened big with over 60 million on opening weekend, but with Captain America, X-Men First Class, Green Lantern and Cowboys and Aliens all released within a span […] More

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