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King Kong is one weird ape

March 3rd, 2017

The movie King Kong has been around for 80+ years, has now been remade three times and the original is, rightly so, considered a classic film. However, after the latest remake Kong: Skull Island was announced last year and I went back and rewatched the original movie in preparation for this article I spent some […]

Direct Beam Comms #64

February 26th, 2017

TV Crashing – Episode 1 Grade: B HBO seems to be the network that thrives on series focusing on the uncomfortable lately. Divorce last fall was about how uncomfortable it is to watch a marriage falling apart while Girls is about how uncomfortable it is to be a 20-something girl in New York. And while […]

Doctor Strange movie review

February 22nd, 2017

Grade: B+ I’ve been reading comics all my life but I’m not sure if I’ve ever read a Doctor Strange one. The Strange character was very popular in the 1960s and 1970s but in the 1980s and 1990s he was a C-level character at best. So I come at the latest Marvel movie Doctor Strange […]

Direct Beam Comms #63

February 19th, 2017

TV Humans Season 2, Episode 1 Grade: B Bishop: “I prefer the term ‘Artificial Person’ myself.” The whole idea of synthetic people, robots, androids, call them what you will, gaining, or trying to gain sentience is really nothing new. Data, on Star Trek: The Next Generation spent seven seasons of TV trying to do just […]

Logan: Last of the old guard

February 17th, 2017

To me, the modern era of superhero films began on November 21, 2000 with the release of the first X-Men movie. To be sure, superheroes had been a part of movie theaters since at least the 1930s and one of the biggest movies of all time Batman came out in 1989. But it wasn’t until […]