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AVENGERS WEEK: Onward, Christian Super-Soldiers!

AVENGERS WEEK: Onward, Christian Super-Soldiers!

I wanted Captain America to be something different than the other 3 (or 4, if you include the Hulk) set-up movies for the Avengers. In Iron Man and Thor (and Hulk, who fits so well into the discussion that, if you don’t think he belongs in the discussion, just disregard…it’s either that or a lot more parenthetical statements) you have reluctant heroes; one who is born with powers that he doesn’t appreciate (some might say … Read entire article »

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2012 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Films — What Are YOU Looking Forward to?

2012 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Films — What Are YOU Looking Forward to?

Well, the studios have already dumped a couple big sci-fi/fantasy films on us, with movies like Chronicle (haven’t seen but want to), Ghost Rider (haven’t seen, probably will even though I have zero expectations to like it), John Carter (best box office flop of the decade), and Hunger Games (thoughts on the book and movie coming soon). But 2012 is a BIG year, with some BIG speculative genre films coming our way. What are you looking … Read entire article »

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VIDEO: Superbowl Sci-Fi commercials!

VIDEO: Superbowl Sci-Fi commercials!

The Superbowl is IN Indiana. But I honestly couldn’t care less than I actually do. I have no dog in this pony show. But. It’s a big event for commercials. All types of commercials. Especially for big budget movies. When you spend hundreds of millions of dollars to make a movie, you need eyeballs to know your movie is coming. Last year was a great year for genre movie commercials. This year looks to be good too! … Read entire article »

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TRAILER: The Dark Knight Rises

TRAILER: The Dark Knight Rises

And here we have the trailer for The Dark Knight Rises. As I already posted, the teaser poster got me excited to see the movie. More excited than I already was, I should say. You can watch it here . . . Some of this feels disturbing . . . some of it feels strange (the football field thing — that’s either going to be brilliant or awful, but in the trailer I find myself confused . … Read entire article »

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