By the Book: Arrival

Arrival …um …arrived in US theaters over the weekend. Based on Ted Chiang’s Nebula and Sturgeon award winning novella, The Story of Your Life, the movie opened to mostly good … Continue reading By the Book: Arrival

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The Milwaukee Cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer Lives On in this week’s True Crime Corner

  Some serial killers murder quickly, while others incorporate torture and necrophilia into their operation. Perhaps one of the most depraved acts ever to be used is cannibalism. In this … Continue reading The Milwaukee Cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer Lives On in this week’s True Crime Corner

TIFF 2016 Review: “Arrival” delivers thoughtful sci-fi with a heartfelt twist

Amy Adams is having a pretty great year. It’s only going to get better. With two top-flight films at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, she’s this year’s Benedict Cumberbatch. … Continue reading TIFF 2016 Review: “Arrival” delivers thoughtful sci-fi with a heartfelt twist

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Countdown To Civil War: Actor Trading Cards – Team Captain America

CHRIS EVANS as “CAPTAIN AMERICA” Born: June 13, 1981 in Boston, MA Height: 6’0 Personal Quote: “If you want to be around in 10 years you’ve got to do something to differentiate yourself from the … Continue reading Countdown To Civil War: Actor Trading Cards – Team Captain America

The Ten Percent: The Hurt Locker

“Ninety percent of everything is crud.” – Theodore Sturgeon Biff Bam Pop! recently celebrated six years of pop acculturation – no small feat in the Darwinian struggle for survival that … Continue reading The Ten Percent: The Hurt Locker

Comic-Con 2014: The Avengers: Age of Ultron Panel

Avengers: Age of Ultron is probably one of the most anticipated sequels of all time by comic book movie standards. And the film, not due out until next year, had … Continue reading Comic-Con 2014: The Avengers: Age of Ultron Panel

Saturday at the Movies: Hustle Your American Right Out of the Theater

I had been hearing good things about American Hustle. All-star cast with a retro feel to a distinctly 70’s movies. Christian Bale with a paunch? Jeremy Renner with a massive … Continue reading Saturday at the Movies: Hustle Your American Right Out of the Theater

Avengers Assemble: The Avengers Protocol Part 1

Tomorrow morning is the television premiere on Disney XD of the new Marvel series “Avengers Assemble.” I was a big fan of the last series, “Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes,” which … Continue reading Avengers Assemble: The Avengers Protocol Part 1

Hansel and Gretel Shut Down Parker, Move 43 – Biff Bam Pop’s Weekend Box Office Wrap-Up Report

It was a fairly lacklustre weekend at the box office, as two new releases tanked big time and the number one film only did so-so. Here’s what went down: Hansel … Continue reading Hansel and Gretel Shut Down Parker, Move 43 – Biff Bam Pop’s Weekend Box Office Wrap-Up Report

Statham vs Renner – Biff Bam Pop’s Box Office Predictions

Three new releases want your money and they want it now! Or, at least sometime over the next three days. Will any of them come out on top? Here’s our … Continue reading Statham vs Renner – Biff Bam Pop’s Box Office Predictions

Trailer Time – Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters

The first trailer for Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters just dropped and I’m not impressed. I’m all for reinterpretations of classic Grimm Fairy Tales (I love what Zenescope is doing in their … Continue reading Trailer Time – Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters

The Bourne Legacy Rules – Biff Bam Pop’s Box Office Wrap-Up Report

Matt Damon may not be onboard, but audiences still responded in a huge way to the latest entry in the Bourne franchise. Meanwhile, two other new releases posted some excellent … Continue reading The Bourne Legacy Rules – Biff Bam Pop’s Box Office Wrap-Up Report