Heroes and Villains: February 9, 2018

This week I was inspired by watching season one of Young Justice (which is awesome if you’ve never watched it) with my kids to do an all-DC edition of the column focusing on the post-rebirth version of the DCU.

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Heroes and Villains: February 1, 2018

Hey there comic fans, I’m here in the home office in chilly Cobourg, Ontario, so that must mean its time for Heroes and Villains! This week I strapped in for … Continue reading Heroes and Villains: February 1, 2018

Down the Dark Road of ‘The Alienist’

Based on its first two episodes, The Alienist seems well on its way to becoming something special, and fans of the novel will enjoy seeing the characters come to life.

‘D.O.A.: A Right of Passage’ is a Messy, Essential Document of Punk

The documentary D.O.A. was filmed almost guerrilla style, funded by High Times magazine, with director Lech Kowalski following the Sex Pistols on the doomed 1978 tour of America. The band didn’t … Continue reading ‘D.O.A.: A Right of Passage’ is a Messy, Essential Document of Punk

‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ Is a Treat for the Whole Family

With a holiday season as cold as this one has been, a trip to the movies with my family was a perfect way to spend an afternoon. Here in the … Continue reading ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ Is a Treat for the Whole Family

Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Ed Wood’s ‘The Violent Years’ Gets a 4k Restoration

“These Aren’t Kids. They’re Morons!” Alamo Drafthouse’s The American Genre Film Archive (AGFA), the world’s largest non-profit film archive, have teamed with Something Weird Video to bring us a lost … Continue reading Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Ed Wood’s ‘The Violent Years’ Gets a 4k Restoration

‘Godless’ Is the Western Series We’ve Been Waiting For

It may seem strange—to those of us who’ve become accustomed to TV shows which obfuscate the narrative to generate suspense—that the first episode of Netflix’s Godless lays everything bare. Yet, … Continue reading ‘Godless’ Is the Western Series We’ve Been Waiting For

What Happens When Revenge Isn’t Enough: ‘The Punisher’

Netflix’s first season of The Punisher picks up where Season 2 of Daredevil left off, in a world where everyone thinks Frank Castle is dead and that’s just fine with … Continue reading What Happens When Revenge Isn’t Enough: ‘The Punisher’

‘They Remain’ Provides Dread and Frustration

Starring William Harper Jackson and Rebecca Henderson, They Remain is about two scientists that are helicoptered into a remote location to study strange animal behavior and environmental changes where a Manson-style cult … Continue reading ‘They Remain’ Provides Dread and Frustration