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In Defense of X-Men Origins : Wolverine

This is actually a hard Colum to write. The rules are it has to be about a property (mostly movies, but comics and music are fair game too) that everyone in general hates and that conventional wisdom tells us is bad, but that I like. 715 more words

Superheros

Off With Your Hate! In Defense of Alice

On August 3, 2014, Through the Looking Glass, the completely unnecessary sequel to Tim Burton’s garish 2010 blockbuster Alice in Wonderland, officially went into production. 1,324 more words

Features

In Defense Of: Reboots, Adaptations, Prequels, and Sequels

This weekend sees the release of the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie that the world so desperately needs. Seriously, this summer movie season was missing only two things: Turtles and lots of pizza. 1,153 more words

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Mixing business with leather

One of my biggest pet peeves is when critics (and some overly snobby fans) dismiss a record as not being “serious” or “authentic” enough. To these folks, there can be no art where artifice is involved. 122 more words

In Defense Of: Game Developers and their right to end a series how they see fit!

Gaming exposes us to amazing stories with amazing characters. I for one, play games more often than not, for the story. If a game has an amazing story with deeply relatable and seemingly life infused characters, I am generally super happy with the final product. 1,003 more words

Gaming

In Defense Of: The Purge

This past weekend saw the release of The Purge: Anarchy. A sequel to the 2013 film The Purge. While I have yet to see either film, the trailers and promotional material paint an easy to understand picture of what the films are about. 838 more words

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Arguing for That Awkward Moment

Brian Deal

I’m going to take some time to talk about a movie that was slammed by the critics. In early 2014 That Awkward Moment… 432 more words

Brian