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    The Franchise FIles – Diary of the Dead (2007)

    Romero has always been one for getting a message across in his movies. But in Diary of the Dead, released in 2007, it feels like the message is much more important than the entertainment value of the movie. It’s different, that’s for sure, but it’s absolutely the weakest entry in the...
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    Stephen King’s 1992 Film ‘Sleepwalkers’ is Insane

    Sleepwalkers, Stephen King’s 1992 screenwriting effort, seems to be largely forgotten. And that’s really a shame. Not because it’s good – it’s not – but because it’s so overwhelmingly ridiculous. In the realm of bad horror movies, Sleepwalkers is a force to be reckoned with. It’s not exactly Troll...
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    Blade Runner Retro-Review

    Blade Runner Retro-Review By Richard Lynch In 1982, director Ridley Scott brought us his follow-up to his sci-fi horror masterpiece, Alien. Since its release, Blade Runner has cemented itself as a permanent part of the science fiction landscape. Its influence can be seen in countless films and video games...
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    NYCC 2017 Panels to Visit

    NYCC 2017 Panels to Visit By Alexandra Wilson With each year, NYCC only gets bigger and bigger. So much so, that New York Comic Con has expanded outside of the Javits Center and into other locations like Hammerstein Ballroom, the New York Public Library on 5th Avenue and more. ...
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    Sailor Moon was almost a Disney Princess

    Sailor Moon was almost a Disney Princess By Brittany Cruz Going into the ‘90s, creator Naoko Takeuchi’s “Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon” manga redefined the modern female protagonist with Sailor Moon and her team of sailor scouts (sailor senshi in the original Japanese version). This progressive era of female empowerment...
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    The Franchise Files – Land of the Dead (2005)

    Finally, after twenty years, George A. Romero would release a film in the franchise he started, in the genre he revolutionized, with Land of the Dead. And although there are some questionable aspects about it, the movie is nevertheless a solid entry into the series. Filled with political allegory and disgusting, flesh-eating...
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    Star Wars: Leia, Princess of Alderaan by Claudia Gray-A Review

    Star Wars: Leia, Princess of Alderaan by Claudia Gray Review by Richard Lynch Following the excellent Lost Stars and the fantastic Bloodline, author Claudia Gray is back once again, with another novel that tells the story of Princess Leia. This time we meet Leia on her 16th birthday as...
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    Phasma (Star Wars) By Delilah S. Dawson

    Phasma (Star Wars) By Delilah S. Dawson Review By, Richard Lynch Captain Phasma was easily one of the biggest disappointments in The Force Awakens. Despite having a cool suit of armor, all she did in the film was yell at Finn and get thrown in a garbage shoot. Since...
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    Alaska Robotics Gallery Interview

    Alaska Robotics Gallery Interview by Jake Hill When I travel, I love to check out local comic book shops. Most major cities have at least one, and all of them are vastly different at their core. Some shops focus on the social element, hosting board games and roleplaying events....