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‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ review: Rewriting history

Posted by on May 25, 2014 in Action-Movies, feature overlay, Featured Article, Movies, Sci-Fi/Fantasy - Movies | 0 comments

If Bryan Singer’s directorial return to the X-Men franchise, “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” had a mutant ability of its own, it would most certainly be the power to right old wrongs.

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State of the Comic Book Movie Part 2: Marvel Characters at Other Studios

Posted by on Nov 7, 2013 in Editorial, Feature, Feature Must See, feature overlay, Featured Article, Movies, Sci-Fi/Fantasy - Movies | 0 comments

It goes without saying that Marvel Studios could not enjoy the success it has had without some of the groundwork being laid by other studios using their characters throughout the years thanks to licensing deals.

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The Wolverine Review: This Sequel Feels Declawed

Posted by on Jul 28, 2013 in Feature, feature overlay, Featured Article, Movies, Sci-Fi/Fantasy - Movies | 0 comments

Hugh Jackman burst onto cinema screens in the summer of 2000 as the fan favorite character Wolverine in Bryan Singer’s X-Men, which itself ushered in the modern superhero movie as we know it, exploring social themes and human angst while still having fun and adventure thrown into the mix. Now 13 years later, Jackman has remained loyal to the character that’s given him an Oscar-nominated career, but his sixth bout as the Canadian mutant lacks all the fun, finesse and logical sense of the saga’s original installment.

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Pretty Little Liars Review: Even TV Shows Get Prequels Now

Posted by on Oct 20, 2011 in feature overlay, Television | 0 comments

Star Wars. X-Men. Batman. The Terminator. These are among the few film series that have seen prequels expand their sagas and I think it’s pretty obvious what other title belongs on that list – Pretty Little Liars! Duh.

Yep, that’s right, in honor of Halloween the series has returned from its hiatus with a special prequel episode that takes us back to the days before everything turned to hell and Alison still breathed oxygen. At first one might think, “Oh this will be a perfect chance for the writers to go back and shed some light on the show’s mysterious events” but you would be wrong. This episode actually served only to go back and throw in more red herrings and sub plots to make an already overly complex series, even more so.

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X-Men: First Class Review: Living Up To The Name

Posted by on Jun 5, 2011 in Feature, feature overlay, Movies | 6 comments

I’ll admit it: I’m a complete movie dork.  When I first saw the trailer for X-Men: First Class, I literally felt my heart race.  The movie...

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