Television
The Man in the High Castle: A Season One Review

The Man in the High Castle: A Season One Review

The Man in the High Castle, Amazon’s adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s 1962 novel, is an intriguing, well-plotted spy drama set in an incompletely subjugated America after the Axis victory in World War II. Germany and Japan share control of the continent, with continued mutual mistrust. A resistance exists under

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Ash vs. Evil Dead: Deadites and Loving It

Ash vs. Evil Dead: Deadites and Loving It

We are now three episodes into Ash vs. Evil Dead, and I think it’s time to review where it’s been and see where it might be heading—because once is chance, twice coincidence, and three times is a pattern. And Ash vs. Evil Dead’s pattern is emerging. Even if you haven’t

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Adult Swim’s The Venture Brothers at NYCC

Adult Swim’s The Venture Brothers at NYCC

Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer, the co-creators of The Venture Brothers, an Adult Swim cartoon, sat down for a round-table interview with us at New York Comic-Con. Everyone involved is motivated because The Venture Brothers will be releasing Season Six on January 24 2016. Or January 31 2016. Or February

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Watch This: Tales From the Darkside

Watch This: Tales From the Darkside

George A. Romero’s Tales From the Darkside, in first-run syndication from 1983-1988, was part of a great eighties revival of horror/weird anthology TV. The format lent itself to clever, twisted half-hour stories made on the cheap with low-tech special effects and great enthusiasm.

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NYCC 2015 Cosplay Photo Gallery

NYCC 2015 Cosplay Photo Gallery

A collection of photos of cosplay from New York Comic Con (NYCC2015).

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NYCC 2015: A Nerd In the Crowd

NYCC 2015: A Nerd In the Crowd

As a fan without a specific focus, I did my best to show up with few preconceived expectations and a willingness to learn what the NYCC is all about. I got there nice and early, and was pleased to find the line to enter moving quickly. And by noon, the venue was packed.

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Fear the Walking Dead, Episode 1 in Review

Fear the Walking Dead, Episode 1 in Review

Fear the Walking Dead is a survival horror television series that was spawned as a spin-off from the the very successful AMC network show The Walking Dead. While The Walking Dead will begin it’s sixth season this coming October, this past Sunday we were treated to the first episode of the companion series Fear the

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The Cultist – <em> Golan The Insatiable </em>

The Cultist – Golan The Insatiable

A new cult has appeared! Okay, so… I have a few particular biases; these little setups of story or concepts that I can’t help but attach to. One among them is the scenario of the main character actually being the evil villain, though often hilariously petty or incompetent.  I’m not

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The King In His Castle

The King In His Castle

Wilson Fisk sits brooding in his tower. He is a solitary man. He doesn’t go out much. He doesn’t like to be seen in public. He has trouble talking to women. He is a meticulous and methodical man. Every morning he makes himself the same omelet, prepared just so, served

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Netflix’s DareDevil: Where the MCU gets real

Netflix’s DareDevil: Where the MCU gets real

From the first fight scene of Netflix’s Daredevil, it’s clear that this is very different from what the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has done before. Where Age of Ultron brought us the super hero version of a trip to the Jelly Belly stand, Daredevil has more in common with HBO’s

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