Today, when the announcement flashed across my Twitter feed that Disney had purchased Lucasfilm and that a new Star Wars VII would be released in 2015, it completely took over my mind for the rest of the day. Of course, the biggest questions in my mind was, “Now that Anakin Skywalker’s story is wrapped up,… Read More


If you’ve seen the new Iron Man 3 trailer, your head has probably been spinning ever since, wondering how it will connect with Iron Man 1 and 2 and Avengers and continue Tony Stark’s character arc (and we don’t mean the reactor). What’s up with the Tony-less armor? What’s up with Tony getting his butt… Read More


Can we just admit one sad fact to ourselves? The Magic Kingdom has lost its magic. After a brief spurt of resurrected brilliance in the late Eighties and early Nineties, Disney firmly and finally traded its hat full of magic for the cold math of franchises. Allowing the deliberate construction of franchises (not stories, mind… Read More


By now, any halfway decent fan of comic movies knows that, following the success of The Avengers, Marvel is continuing their run of films with Captain America: the Winter Soldier, Thor: The Dark World, Ant Man, and Guardians of the Galaxy. While we’ve already gotten some clues on what will be in Captain America 2-as… Read More


Watching Item 47, you have to assume it was built to sell the idea of a SHIELD TV series. If this is the case, it does its job quite effectively. If it wasn’t, well, the short doesn’t really seem to fit anywhere else. [SPOILER ALERT: Yes, despite my attempts not to give anything away too… Read More


Getting together with family and friends, mounds of rich foods, and thinking of others is all good and well, but how about the movies coming out this holiday season? We’re in for a tasty, diverse spread of action, fantasy, and musicality that will rival the best Thanksgiving feast. Because we can’t resist sharing with you… Read More


First, I must say, I completely love the LOTR trilogy. So what I say next is more fanboy exuberance than actual criticism. I firmly believe that whatever Peter Jackson has in store for us in November will be awesome. Now, having said that, I would be lying if I said I wasn’t a little surprised… Read More


Whether you’re in school or well into your career, you inevitably hit your low point–you know, when you feel like a failure or maybe you’re just tired of trying. Everyone has these. When you experience a low point, you need something to pick you up. Although you will find no shortage of things that will… Read More


Kicking off four weeks of intentionally and unintentionally terrifying movies this weekend are two big releases: Let Me In, which examines the horrors of adolescence through the lens of a vampire tale; and The Social Network, which confronts the horrific truth that socially inept geeks were the masterminds behind the digital powerhouse that is Facebook. Let’s dive in, shall we?… Read More