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A film fan since he first saw that Rebel Blockade Runner fleeing the massive Imperial Star Destroyer at the tender age of 8 and a veteran freelance journalist with twenty years experience writing about film and pop culture.

The Spoils of 300

March 13, 2007

This past weekend’s $70 million box office gross for the historical action/drama 300 surprised and surpassed nearly everyone’s expectations*, making its director, Zack Snyder, Hollywood’s Golden Boy of the moment. And that’s good news for [click for more]

DVD’s Vanishing Variety

March 6, 2007

Recent walks through various local chain stores have led me to wonder if I wasn’t seeing quite the variety of DVD titles that I’ve been used to seeing. More and more shelf space seemed to [click for more]

Censoring Cartoons: 1930s Edition

March 6, 2007

Over at the fantastic Cartoon Brew, animation historian Jerry Beck has posted scans of a Look magazine article from Januray 1937 which illustrates, through stills and art work provided producer Leon Schlesinger’s artists at Warner’s [click for more]

First Look: Eli Roth Talks HOSTEL II

March 1, 2007

While some filmmakers try to make sequels that build on a previous film’s without alienating any potential audience who hasn’t seen the the original film, writer/director Eli Roth has crafted the follow up to his [click for more]

Trailer Park: This weekend’s releases

March 1, 2007

In a quandry what to see at your local cineplex this weekend? Take a gander at these trailers to see what your choices are- Black Snake Moan Wild Hogs Zodiac

New York Comic Con Photos

February 28, 2007

As I mentioned earlier this week, this past weekend’s 2nd annual New York Comic Con was a gathering for more than just comic book fans. There’s plenty to see and do for gaming fans and [click for more]

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