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Fan Mail Success!

It wasn’t too long ago (just after the new year, I do believe), that I wrote to Alan Cumming, who has done various movies as well as voice work. 68 more words


Best Comic Creative Duos of All Time

Like all great forms of art, comics are often times a team effort. It takes the perfect blending of writer and artist to create the best funny books around, and every so often two talents come together to give readers something truly memorable. 1,351 more words

List ALL The Things!

Hugh Jackman as Wolverine

Hugh Jackman has played Wolverine for a decade and a half. He has taken up the roll 7 times, with starring rolls in 6 movies. The fans love him and I greatly respect the commitment to the roll. 606 more words


Memorable Movie Moments

Say what you want about Hollywood, but even a true movie skeptic must admit that there are moments in film which take our breath away. These key moments make us laugh or cry, they remind us of the past, of precious memories, and make us forget that what we’re watching isn’t real. 760 more words

Visual Arts

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

Flashback/Backslide’s review of the first Fantastic Four (or rather, the first modern version of the Fantastic Four, not to be confused with Roger Corman’s unreleased 1994 film or the upcoming Josh Trank film) outlined the film’s misguided approach to comic book film adaptations. 488 more words


Stay weird, stay different

After the Oscars this year, someone sent me a video they thought I should watch… It was the speech by writer Graham Moore who won for he best adapted screenplay, the Imitation Game. 209 more words

By Dr Dain Heer

Lone Vader

Sexist stereotypes are engraved in our minds at a young age. Girls don’t touch Hot Wheels—unless it’s the seasonal Barbie edition. And boys never play with Barbies—even the oh-so-masculine Ken doll is  unacceptable. 373 more words