Archive for March, 2011

Sam Raimi: The Man, The Myth, The Legend

Okay  so, maybe my title is a little much, but Sam Raimi is pretty awesome.  For a guy who created a cult classic trilogy, established cheesy catchphrases quoted by the masses, and inspired countless youth to imagine if they too could have a chainsaw for a hand – Sam Raimi was just getting started.  A tribute post, this is a look at the man and his accomplishments, past, present, and future. Continue reading

Let’s Keep This Train Moving: The Captain America Post

Writing about Green Lantern: always a good time.  Writing about Thor: it was an experience.  Writing about Captain America (right now!): Hell yeah.  I was always a DC fanboy growing up.  Batman, Superman, Green Lantern, Aquaman, Martian Man Hunter, and The Flash (to name a few) have always captured my tiny heart and forced me to shun Marvel for ages.  As I’ve matured, it is easy to analyze and interprate the differences in each universe and praise each for their continuity (or pick their futile attempts at entertaining the masses apart like lambs to the slaughter!).  All in all, as I’ve read in the last year, universe-wide storytelling goes to Marvel hands down. Bringing together all of the heroes and villains of the Marvel universe has been much better tackled than their DC counterparts. Continue reading

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