Why getting a new ‘Star Wars’ every year can be a good thing
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Why getting a new ‘Star Wars’ every year can be a good thing

Yesterday it was announced by Disney and Lucasfilm that a new “Star Wars” film would be released once a year, beginning with 2015’s “Episode VII.” The announcement, which was given at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, stated that future films would alternate between installments in the main, Roman numeral-based series, and standalone films. The overall number … Continue reading

Podcast: Reviewing “Game of Thrones” and “Room 237”
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Podcast: Reviewing “Game of Thrones” and “Room 237”

We finally return with a new podcast just in time for the return of everyone’s favorite blood-soaked-Machiavellian fantasy series Game of Thrones. We offer our review and analysis of the premiere episode. Also, we discuss and review the critically-accliamed Room 237, a bizarre new documentary by Rodney Ascher that examines the bat-shit crazy theories of … Continue reading

Costume Critique: Marvel reveals new Spidey duds
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Costume Critique: Marvel reveals new Spidey duds

Earlier today, Marvel gave fans their first look at what Spider-Man will be wearing in his upcoming film, 2014’s “Amazing Spider-Man 2.” Director Marc Webb already hinted that the eyes on Spidey’s mask would be larger in the film, but they’re also surprisingly more John Romita-esque as well. The shape is rounder and more expressive, … Continue reading

Podcast: The Best and Most Overrated Films of 2012
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Podcast: The Best and Most Overrated Films of 2012

Just in time for the Academy Awards, we debut the first Contrivia podcast, wherein we each count down and debate our five favorite films from last year, discuss the movies we thought were overrated, and make some Oscar predictions. download mp3 (right click, save as) You can see our full top ten lists below: Mike’s … Continue reading