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Review: Venom

Tom Awesome’s Review Score: 8.25

What do you get when you pair an alien parasite with a blackballed investigative reporter and strip away the title character’s traditional backstory and all other trappings of the Marvel universe? A surprisingly fun action film with a couple outstanding performances.

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Illustrator John Gallagher on Working in Movies, DC Shows, Comics and Gaming

John Gallagher is an entertainment illustrator who has worked in screen-based entertainment since 1995. His resume includes four seasons working on The Flash, as well as two on Supergirl, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Falling Skies, Once Upon a Time and dozens of others. He also previously spent nine years working in video games at Bioware Corp prior to moving to film in 2008.

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Justice League Review

Justice League

Tom Awesome’s Review Score: 8.25

What makes a great superhero movie? Is it the super powered character? A witty teammate who always has a cheeky one-liner? Perhaps a larger-than-life villain or over-the-top fight sequences? Whatever the winning formula is, Justice League hits some of the highs in spite of a few stumbles along the way.

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The Dark Tower: A Fanboy Review

Rogue Hippo’s Review Score: 3*

My mother always says, “If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all.”  For my mother’s sake, I’ll try to come up with some positive things about The Dark Tower

…ummmm….

…well…

…if you need some stocking-stuffer ideas, I expect this movie will be in your local Walmart’s ‘$5 DVD’ bin by Christmas.  That’s the only positive thing I can think of.  Now, on to the real meat and potatoes… Continue reading “The Dark Tower: A Fanboy Review”

Review: The Dark Tower Trailer

I’m a huge Dark Tower fan.  The story and it’s characters/world rates up there among my all-time favorites with the likes of Stars Wars, Aliens and Middle-Earth.  My friends and family know this, so my brother didn’t hesitate to inform me when he noticed the new Dark Tower trailer this morning:

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Outside is Overrated Podcast Episode 4 – Best Dork Movie EVER

Tom Awesome and Jake go toe-to-toe to debate which dork movie is the best ever!

The guys started with 12 categories and chose the best film from each category before putting films against each other head-to-head. Which one will be the last film standing?

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Music: http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music

Franco and Cranston Get Weird in “Why Him”

Finally, the stars have aligned to bring together the dream team of James Franco and Bryan Cranston in Why Him? Franco plays a rich, eccentric young man who smiles a lot, who is in love with Cranston’s daughter. Cranston is not fond of him.

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Logan Trailer Features Jackman as Wolverine Again

Sure, we’ve had actors portray Spider-Man since Tobey Maguire donned the red spandex in 2002, but somehow Hugh Jackman keeps churning out Wolverine movies. The most recent (and “last”) film, Logan, recently revealed an initial trailer.

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Get a Job Review

A recent movie night with the missus found us taking in Get a Job, starring Miles Teller and Anna Kendrick.

The movie picks up with the young stars as fresh-out-of-college professionals who are ready to start adulting. Both have new job lined up, and Jillian (Kendrick) is ready for Will (Teller) to step and, and grow beyond his college self.

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