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Update on The Chronic Rift Network (May 18 to July 18, 2014)

It’s been a while since I pimped the pop culture goodness on The Chronic Rift Network. Here’s what’s happened in the last two months.


A Mighty Lady Thor

You’re right, a female Thor is a publicity stunt.

It honestly couldn’t be any other way. Marvel is an entertainment company, and the way they make money is by drawing as many eyes to their product as possible. 440 more words


Page to Screen: "Sahara" by Clive Cussler

(Dirk Pitt book #11, 541 pages, 1992)
(PG-13, 124 minutes, 2005)

Clive Cussler hadn’t really popped up on my radar before a good friend of mine gave me his collection of novels. 748 more words


The Vreenak Report: Volume 1 - Jar Jar Binks

The Vreenak Report
Volume 1 – Jar Jar Binks

Named in honor of the under-rated Romulan senator from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, I present the inauguarl Vreenak Report. 78 more words


Timestamp #19: Mission to the Unknown

Doctor Who: Mission to the Unknown
(1 episode, s03e05, 1965)

This is a nice interlude that shows the audience a slice of time and space around the… 202 more words


Movie Review: Batman (1989)

(PG-13, 126 minutes, 1989)

Batman is, by far, my favorite on-screen comic book hero. Superman typically (and tragically) embodies the best in humanity, but Batman is a man with money, a sharp brain, and numerous flaws. 738 more words


Movie Review: The Ultimate Gift (2006)

The Ultimate Gift
(PG, 114 minutes, 2006)

The Ultimate Gift is a dramatic family film based on the best-selling book of the same name by Jim Stovall. 654 more words