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July2016

Preacher: The Television Series First Season Recap

Do you like your television programs laced with vampires, hitmen, psychopathic killers, demons from Hell and a little bit of naughty and nice? AMC’s Preacher is twisted fun but certainly not for everybody. Based on the comic book of the same name, published by Vertigo Comics, Preacher tells the story of Jesse Custer, a preacher[…]

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The Purge: Election Year Movie Review

The year is 2022 and the United States Government has issued the annual Purge. The tradition, depicted here in a dystopian future, began in 2015 when “The New Founding Fathers of America” voted into office a national civic tradition called “The Purge,” the first of which takes place in 2018. For 12[…]

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STAR TREK BEYOND: A Touching Tribute

In case you were counting, Star Trek Beyond is the 13th movie in the Paramount franchise, a cash cow for the studio when you consider the fact that the original television program celebrates 50 years in September. There was no special mention on screen of the 50 year anniversary, no hoopla… and it seemed[…]

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SDCC Not About Comics? Not Hardly!

I had a wonderful time at San Diego Comic Con International 2016… it was my 27th year at the show. But, whenever SDCC gets mentioned there are a host of people on the internet who come out of the woodwork decrying it as “not about comics”. “It’s all Hollywood!” they[…]

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A Sneak Peek at The CW’s Fall TV Preview

Concluding our sneak peek at the 2016 Fall TV lineups with the new series announced by The CW. Be sure to check out our earlier posts outlining the Fall programming announcements from ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX.   Frequency – Official Trailer A police detective in 2016 (Peyton List) discovers that she is able to speak[…]

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A Sneak Peek at FOX’s Fall TV Preview

The 2016 Fall TV lineups have been announced, and this year we’re doing a breakdown and sneak peek at each major network’s new shows. We’ve seen trailers from ABC, CBS, and NBC, now enjoy a sneak peek at the new programs coming this Fall from FOX.   Prison Break – Official Trailer In the thrilling new[…]

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A Sneak Peek at NBC’s Fall TV Preview

The 2016 Fall TV lineups have been announced, and this year we’ll be doing a breakdown and sneak peek at each major network’s new shows. We’ve watched trailers from the ABC Fall television lineup,  and from CBS, here’s a look at what’s in store for us from NBC.   Timeless –[…]

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A Sneak Peek at CBS’s Fall TV Preview

The 2016 Fall TV lineups have been announced, and this year we’ll be doing a breakdown and sneak peek at each major network’s new shows. Last time, we checked out the Fall programming over at ABC,  here’s what’s coming this Fall from CBS.     The Great Indoors – Official Trailer An adventure reporter[…]

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A Sneak Peek at ABC’s Fall TV Preview

The 2016 Fall TV lineups have been announced, and this year we’ll be doing a breakdown and sneak peek at each major network’s new shows. To start thing’s off, here’s a glimpse at what’s coming this Fall from ABC Television.   Designated Survivor – Official Trailer Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actor Kiefer[…]

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Ghostbusters (2016): The Long Awaited Return

Walk into any comic con these days and you can’t help but notice a replica Ecto-1 parked outside the hotel and fan boys dressed in costume, complete with proton packs. For a movie that is 20 years old, it is remarkable that fans still long for additional adventures for a[…]

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