This past X-Mass my family was given a CD, They Might Be Giants: Here Comes Science. Our initial reaction was one of mixed indifference. Truthfully, receiving a physical CD these days feels a bit odd. I haven’t bought one myself for a few years now. It was a happy reminder of my youth, opening that […]
For the second week in a row, I found myself so bored while watching Still, I had my thumb resting on the fast forward button because I just wanted it to be over. Did I push it? No. But The Walking Dead is slowly shambling toward being queued up on the DVR so I can […]
Betty warms even the frostiest of hearts. Simon’s frantic and desperate attempt to have one last moment with his true love shows that beneath Ice King is a honest and totally sane man. This episode shows how love is such a powerful force. Bella Noche is brought into the land of Ooo by some dubious […]
Welcome to the city of Cincinnati. It is 40 years after the T4-Angel virus wiped out 25% of the human population, and the Inderlanders have come out of the woodwork. Vampires, Weres, and Witches are just the tip of the iceberg. Humans have moved to the city, grouping together in fear, leaving the suburbs, known […]
Tim Seeley and Mike Norton don’t make life easy for the new Occultist. In The Occultist #5, Rob Bailey and The Sword tackle their greatest opponent in the conclusion of this arc of the Occultist’s story. Read my The Occultist #3 and #4 reviews. The Occultist #5 Writer: Tim Seeley Artist: Mike Norton Colorist: Alan […]
Winter’s Tale is a genuinely fantastical endearing story, both heartwarming and heart wrenching, a non-traditional love story. I had few hopes; the tagline for this movie sold the wrong film. “This is not a true story, this is a love story.” While accurate, it definitely fails to capture the essence of the story, of which […]
The Adventures of Apocalypse Al #1 is as cool as it is funny. Straczynski pens a witty female detective with supporting a cast of sweet and menacing supernatural characters. Kotian’s excellent art suits both human and demonic subjects quite well. Writer: J. Michael Straczynski Artist: Sid Kotian Color: Bill Farmer Publisher: Image Comics Release date: […]
Story: Nathan Edmondson Art: Phil Noto Publisher: Marvel Price: 3.99$ Release: January 8th , 2014 Everything I know about Black Widow was what I’ saw in the Marvel movies, which isn’t really much. She’s a spy, a redhead, an Avenger, and Russian. She can also take down three guys while she’s tied to a chair. […]
Story: Kurtis J. Weibe Art and Cover: Roc Upchurch Publisher: Image Price: 3.50$ Release Date: January 15th, 2014 Rat Queens is about a sassy, violent, all female D&D-esque guild. Do I really need to write anymore? I mean honestly, it has delightful banter, a suspenseful story line, action packed adventure (no shut up I’m not […]
What happened to Jackie Spearo?
A controversial film documenting the overdose and disposal of Jackie Spearo by the young elite of New York City. The Upper Footage will leave you wondering.
American Hustle reminded me why I love film. It was engrossing and engaging, even intimately hilarious, and worthy of the hype.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug slips some clever storytelling into a ridiculously energetic extravaganza.
Frozen is a chilling reminder of how beautiful and spellbinding animation can be when coupled with a fantastical story and strong, genuinely lovable characters.
Life Tracker may be the one of the most original independent films I have ever enjoyed.
Three WPR staffers went to the advance screening of Man of Steel. It only makes sense they review it together, so here are their thoughts in one big read up. Hands were touched in popcorn buckets, beers shared afterwards, and a high speed police chase involved no causalities #yolo.