‘13,760 Feet’ is a moving memoir of bouncing back from grief
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‘13,760 Feet’ is a moving memoir of bouncing back from grief

‘13,760 Feet: My Personal Hole in the Sky’ is a wonderful and moving memoir of a likeable, optimistic human being finding his way back to the sunshine after overwhelming loss.

Disney’s ‘Tomorrowland’ is unremarkable but fun and positive
Movies

Disney’s ‘Tomorrowland’ is unremarkable but fun and positive

Putting aside murky story and odd themes, ‘Tomorrowland’ is fun and inventive. Unfortunately the film will tell you those themes. Tell you directly.

You won’t ignore these Hobbit/LOTR airline safety videos
Applied Geekism

You won’t ignore these Hobbit/LOTR airline safety videos

Airlines have long asked themselves the age-old question: just how the hell can we get passengers to pay attention during those pre-takeoff safety videos?

Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review: 05/21/0215
Comics

Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review: 05/21/0215

It’s shock value that sells these days, and Planet Hulk #1 was one hell of a shock.

You will rise from the ashes of this world like Mad Max
Applied Geekism

You will rise from the ashes of this world like Mad Max

Mad Max is an archetypal hero showing that the way to rebuild meaning and hope when your world has ended, and all seems lost, is through service to humanity

‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ revives the franchise in all its spiked, demented glory
Movies

‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ revives the franchise in all its spiked, demented glory

With all of ‘Fury Road’s maddening splendor and gleeful insanity, it’s clear why the ‘Mad Max’ series can’t wait another 30 years between films.

Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review: 05/13/2015
Comics

Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review: 05/13/2015

I was hesitant about ‘Secret Wars’ #1 but #2 reset my expectations with the realization that it is conceptually greater than I first gave it credit for.

Why feminists & non-feminists can both ignore the ‘Mad Max’ controversy
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Why feminists & non-feminists can both ignore the ‘Mad Max’ controversy

Although the fighting over the feminism in ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ has predictably begun, here’s why both feminists & non-feminists alike can sit this one out.

7 great dinosaur movies that aren’t Jurassic Park
Movies

7 great dinosaur movies that aren’t Jurassic Park

The Jurassic Park series was not the first (or last) to venture in the genre of dinosaurs meet humans. Here are 7 other movies that do the genre justice.

Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review: 05/07/2015
Comics

Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review: 05/07/2015

‘Secret Wars’ is the comic of the week. Why? Because of the sheer amount of unrecoverable and scope of destruction that has been featured in these pages.

12 desert wasteland films to see before ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’
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12 desert wasteland films to see before ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

With ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ hitting theaters in just a couple weeks, here’s a list of desert wasteland films to whet your appetite and count down the days.

Marvel Avengers Age of Ultron Age of Ultron 3 3/4″ Action Figure Packs
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Marvel Avengers Age of Ultron Age of Ultron 3 3/4″ Action Figure Packs

From Hasbro and Marvel come these 2 and 3-pack of 3 3/4″ action figure sets tying in with Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review: 04/29/2015
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Captain Kirk’s Weekly Comic Review: 04/29/2015

Reviewed this week: Princess Leia #3, Fantastic Four #645, Justice League #40, X-Men #26 and more.

Clive Barker spreads the good news of ‘The Scarlet Gospels’
Books

Clive Barker spreads the good news of ‘The Scarlet Gospels’

The long-awaited ‘The Scarlet Gospels’ delivers all the gore and gravitas that a fan of Clive Barker or the Hellraiser mythos could possibly want.

‘Godzilla: Cataclysm’ explores new territory for the franchise
Comics

‘Godzilla: Cataclysm’ explores new territory for the franchise

‘Godzilla: Cataclysm’ features an all-star Toho Monster cast in a post-apocalyptic setting and is a worthy addition to IDW’s Godzilla canon.

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