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‘One-Punch Man’ Season 2 Premiere Streams Exclusively On Hulu

One-Punch Man

VIZ Media proudly announces the premiere of Season 2 of the hit anime series ONE-PUNCH MAN on April 9th, the same day as the Japanese broadcast. ONE-PUNCH MAN will be presented in Japanese audio with English subtitles with new episodes every week on Hulu, the streaming home for Season 2 in …

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Lion Forge Announces ‘Catalyst Prime: Seven Days’ From Gail Simone

Catalyst Prime: Seven Days

Two years ago, “The Event” rocked Free Comic Book Day, and emerged as one of the most talked about titles of that first Saturday in May. This was the introduction of the Catalyst Prime Universe, a new seven-title superhero universe built around genuine representation in comics, hinging on a cosmic event distributing powers to …

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‘These Are The Voyages’ Explores Star Trek After The Initial Cancellation

Star Trek Gene Roddenberry

These Are the Voyages: Gene Roddenberry and Star Trek in the 1970s, Volume 1, from Jacobs/Brown Press, is the fourth installment in a heralded series of books about the development and legacy of Star Trek. This latest volume delivers surprising revelations concerning the decade-long fight to resurrect the series after its 1969 …

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‘How To Train Your Dragon’ Holds Top Box Office Spot

How To Train Your Dragon

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World earned another $30 million in its second weekend after traffic surged on Saturday. The film kept the top spot, easily beating the final film in the Madea franchise. The domestic total for the sequel stands at $97.9 million. How to Train Your …

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A Chilly Early Christmas: L’assassinat du Père Noël (1941)

To view L’assassinat du Père Noël click here First of all, let it be said that this film has one of my all-time favorite opening credit sequences. It’s almost a lost art these days how much impact you can have on an audience the first time they see a film’s title blasted on a theatrical […]

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Lemire And Sorrentino Introduce An Otherworldly Mystery In ‘Gideon Falls’

Gideon Falls

Image Comics announced a suspenseful ongoing supernatural/horror series from the creative team behind Green Arrow and Old Man Logan—New York Times bestselling and Eisner Award winning writer Jeff Lemire (ROYAL CITY, DESCENDER) and critically-acclaimed artist Andrea Sorrentino—in GIDEON FALLS. “Gideon Falls has been percolating in my brain for a long …

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A Forgotten Film to Remember: Green for Danger (1947)

To view Green for Danger click here. One of the advantages of streaming is having an entire catalogue of films at your fingertips to explore titles that would otherwise go unnoticed. This summer I decided to focus my viewing attention on British films, partly because so many of them were unknown to me and partly […]

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Guess Who Killed The Woman in Question (1950)

To view The Woman in Question click here. My mother loved mysteries. Loved them. It was her favorite genre (science fiction and adventure were a close second and third) and whenever I discover a new one, it makes me think of her. One of the pleasures of watching a good mystery is trying to figure […]

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Art School Confidential (2006)

To view Art School Confidential click here. Director Terry Zwigoff got his start with a short documentary about an obscure country-blues musician that was titled Louie Blue (1985). In 1994 he hit the big time with Crumb, another documentary but this time one focused on the famous underground cartoonist Robert Crumb. Crumb won countless awards […]

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It’s Okay with Me: The Long Goodbye (1973)

As with many years past, I’m spending the transitional period between Christmas and New Year’s in Los Angeles — and as anyone else around here can tell you, it’s a calm but vaguely spooky environment. All of the usual traffic jams and chattering people have temporarily vanished into the ether, leaving a city still filled […]

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