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Film Review:  Amy

Film Review: Amy

July 20, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Directed by Asif Kapadia Starring: Amy Winehouse, Mark Ronson, Mitch Winehouse A couple of months ago, I was tooling around on Facebook and saw a trailer for a documentary… an Amy Winehouse documentary. I flipped out! For those of you who don’t know me, Amy Winehouse is one of my all time favorite artists. On […]

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Comics Smash for 07/15/2015:  Godzilla vacations in Hell!..and more

Comics Smash for 07/15/2015: Godzilla vacations in Hell!..and more

July 16, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

This week in comics: Despite being a few issues into the new creative team’s run, Matt Fraction finally wraps Marvel’s HAWKEYE #22. The king of all monsters travels very, very south in IDW’s GODZILLA IN HELL #1. And Dynamite celebrates the She-Devil with RED SONJA #1973. MARVEL COMICS ALL NEW X-MEN PREM HC VOL 07 […]

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So how do you feel about Superman V Batman now?

So how do you feel about Superman V Batman now?

July 13, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

When the teaser for Superman V Batman: dawn of Justice ht the web and theaters most fans were extremely concerned about the quality of this film. One of the most talked about events of SDCC 2015 was the release of the new full trailer (almost 4 minutes long!) for the film. This new trailer isn’t […]

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Comics SMASH for 7/8/2015 ! :  Green Lantern meets Captain Kirk!..this week in comics

Comics SMASH for 7/8/2015 ! : Green Lantern meets Captain Kirk!..this week in comics

July 10, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

This week in comics: Marvel tells us about the smoothest leader Cloud City ever had with STAR WARS: LANDO #1. Archie Comics is rebooting their titular character in ARCHIE #1. And DC and IDW team up to bring us some of the greatest space adventurers ever with STAR TREK/GREEN LANTERN: THE SPECTRUM WAR #1. MARVEL […]

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CultureSmash Kindle Picks!..

CultureSmash Kindle Picks!..

July 8, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Yes, I am aware the “week” part of the title is a joke. At this point I can’t even honestly call these pieces “This Month on Kindle”. That doesn’t mean I haven’t been reading however. I’ve actually been reading a lot. Not much of it has been new stuff though. I’ve been going back and […]

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Dark Horse Comics signs deal for “First Look” television projects

Dark Horse Comics signs deal for “First Look” television projects

July 7, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Dark Horse Comics isn’t your average tights and fights comic book shop. In fact if you find a super hero story from the indie publisher it’s likely to be something different than what you’d expect from Marvel or DC Comics.Dark Horse is probably most known for The Mask and Hellboy. They have brought us some […]

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Blu-Ray Review: Halt and Catch Fire The Complete First season

Blu-Ray Review: Halt and Catch Fire The Complete First season

July 7, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

The Episodes Mad Men was such a success for AMC, why not do another period piece, work-centered drama? Halt and Catch Fire takes us back to the early 80s and explores the world of technology and personal computing. At the heart of the first season is a small computer software company called Cardiff Electric. Owner […]

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CultureSmash Cast Episode 365:Hypericon 2015!

CultureSmash Cast Episode 365:Hypericon 2015!

June 30, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

We are live, or we were, at the Nashville geek event Hypericon! We highly recommend you check it out at Hypericon.org! We talked super heroes, podcasting do’s and don’ts, how we got together, and yeah….Walking Dead prizes!

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Blu-Ray Review: The Decline of Western Civilization Collection

Blu-Ray Review: The Decline of Western Civilization Collection

June 29, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Directed by: Penelope Spheeris The Decline of the Western Civilization II: The Metal Years was a film that defined my childhood. I loved a lot of the bands in the film and to see them both gratuitously and realistically (there’s a definite mix) was fascinating to me. It was one of those films we all […]

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On Film: NEW trailer for Eli Roth’s Green Inferno

On Film: NEW trailer for Eli Roth’s Green Inferno

June 26, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

It has been nearly a year since the first teaser trailer for Green Inferno hit the internets. The film was gathering some controversy at festival screenings and supposedly having distribution difficulties. I believe these “difficulties” were more of a marketing ploy, but it has been a while since we’ve heard anything about this film. Now […]

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On Film: Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension trailer LIVE!

On Film: Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension trailer LIVE!

June 25, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

The Paranormal Activity is such an odd franchise. You never really know if these films are going to hit theaters, VOD, both, or neither. At any rate we have a new trailer for the latest installment titled Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension. The film is directed by Gregory Plotkin making his feature film directing debut.

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Spidey is definitely important in Captain America Civil War

Spidey is definitely important in Captain America Civil War

June 24, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Now that actor Tom Holland has been picked by Marvel and Sony to portray the webhead in the next iteration of the Spider-Man franchise he has also just become a part of the machine that is the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In an interview for the upcoming Ant-Man movie producer Kevin Fiege commented that Holland is […]

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Netflix Original Series: Sense8 Season One

Netflix Original Series: Sense8 Season One

June 18, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Created by: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski Starring: Doona Bae, Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Jamie Clayton Sense8 is a complex, melodramatic, innovative, overwrought, and fascinating experiment from the Wachowski’s. This television series does a lot of what you expect in the way of common Wachowski mistakes lately. The project nearly collapses at times under the strain of […]

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Comics SMASH! for 06/17/2015: Someone shut that canary up!

Comics SMASH! for 06/17/2015: Someone shut that canary up!

June 17, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

This week in comics: Marvel explores what an entire army of gods of thunder is like in THORS #1. DC takes Dinah Lance on the road in a new band with plenty of action in BLACK CANARY #1. And Image takes us back to the good ol’ South in SOUTHERN BASTARDS #9. MARVEL COMICS AMAZING […]

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Film Review: Jurassic World

Film Review: Jurassic World

June 15, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Directed by Colin Trevorrow Starring Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Vincent D’Onofrio The Film Over two decades after we first visited Isla Nublar in a failed attempt to bring humans and dinosaurs together in a zoo to stun the world, we revisit that stunning yet horrible idea in the revamped Jurassic World theme park. […]

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