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2014

Kick-Ass 2

StupidĀ jet packĀ ending aside, I rather liked the first Kick-Ass. Not only was it very violent and very funny, but it seemed aware of how ridiculous a lot of it was and just rolled with it. […]

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Comic Reviews

TMNT #30

Originally written for Flickering Myth “The Turtles struggle to recuperate in Northampton. Each Turtle deals with the new status quo in his own way, and each feels lost. But can they find their way to […]

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Escape Plan in 100 Words

With a star studded cast that is given very little to do, Escape Plan relies heavily upon its two leads. Free of the rustiness shown in The Last Stand, Arnie holds his own with Stallone […]

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2014

The Wolf of Wall Street

Does Leonardo DiCaprio even know what a bad film is now? Many will argue that last year’s The Great Gatsby wasn’t up to much, though I liked it myself. What couldn’t be argued was DiCaprio’s […]

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Comic Reviews

Utrom Empire #1

Originally written for Flickering Myth“Intrigue and betrayal abound on Burnow Island! This mini-series takes us to the Technodrome where Krang’s plans to destroy the Earth are ramping up. Little does he know that Baxter Stockman […]

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2014

Grudge Match

A clash of not just Hollywood legends, but Hollywood boxing legends. Beginning with references to both Rocky and LaMotta whilst utilizing some surprisingly not terrible CGI to freshen up the pair, we see the two […]

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Comic Reviews

Gateway #1

Originally written for Flickering Myth. “In a surreal setting where a red sky burns bright and the blanket of night brings a terror known only as the Dark Souls, ex-cop Jake Ryan struggles to make […]

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Comic Reviews

Black Dynamite #1

Originally written for Flickering Myth. “The baddest kung-fu cat to ever appear on screen is coming to comics so you suckers better duck! Former CIA agent, international ladies man, and sworn ass-kicking enemy of The […]

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2014

12 Years A Slave

A draining experience that left me feeling as though I’d been punched in the gut. The writing, mood, and cinematography are amazing. Ejiofor deserves an Oscar more than anyone I’ve seen on film. The rest […]