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Top Ten Films of 2014: Mikes Picks!

Top Ten Films of 2014: Mikes Picks!

January 28, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Okay maybe not the “best”. I’m not really qualified to pick the “best” movies of 2014. So how about the ten movies that to use a vulgar phrase, stuck in my craw, in 2014. Some of these movies I’ve only recently seen, some of them I saw months ago, but they all still pop into […]

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Comics Smash for 1/14/2015:  This Week Time Runs out for The Avengers!

Comics Smash for 1/14/2015: This Week Time Runs out for The Avengers!

January 16, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

This week in comics: MARVEL COMICS ALL NEW CAPTAIN AMERICA #3 ALL NEW GHOST RIDER #10 ALL NEW ULTIMATES #12 AMAZING X-MEN #15 AVENGERS #34.2 AVENGERS #40 TRO AVENGERS TIME RUNS OUT PREM HC VOL 01 CAPTAIN MARVEL #11 CYCLOPS #9 DAREDEVIL #12 DEADPOOL #40 DEATHLOK #4 DEATHLOK TP SOULS OF CYBER-FOLK GEORGE ROMEROS EMPIRE […]

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CultureSmash Cast Episode 346: A new Avengers trailer and shaving below the belt!

CultureSmash Cast Episode 346: A new Avengers trailer and shaving below the belt!

January 15, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

We get a break from games and holidays for some good olad fashioned pop culture news. We break down the latest Avengers Age of Ultron trailer, talk Woody Allen TV, AND YEAH ASTROIDS AND SHAVING BELOW THE BELT!! Download the episode below or subscribe on Stitcher Radio! You can also see the video on YouTube […]

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New Avengers Age of Ultron trailer teases us even more!

New Avengers Age of Ultron trailer teases us even more!

January 13, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

So Disney/Marvel has gifted us a new trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron. The new trailer mostly gives us a little more Ultron dialogue but we get a few longer looks at action and some interesting character interactions. The most intriguing character moment for me is a short clip of the Scarlet Witch and the […]

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The Top 10 Films of 2014: Niko’s Picks!

The Top 10 Films of 2014: Niko’s Picks!

January 13, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

10) Edge of Tomorrow Directed by Doug Liman Starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt Good time travel movies are a rarity in Hollywood, as are genuinely good alien invasion films. Edge of Tomorrow nails both of these in a surprisingly captivating film. The movie, adapted from the Japanese novel All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi […]

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The Top 10 Films of 2014: Dwayne’s Picks!

The Top 10 Films of 2014: Dwayne’s Picks!

January 12, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

In my end of the year list, I look for films that hit me with a wow factor on the initial viewing and make me excited for the next viewing. Dramas don’t get too much of my time, so you won’t find many Oscar contenders here. Just films that are a treat to watch! X-Men: […]

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CultureSmash Cast Episode 345: We debate the top films of 2014!

CultureSmash Cast Episode 345: We debate the top films of 2014!

January 9, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

It’s that time again, time for us to list and debate the top 10 films of 2014! We agree sometimes, we disagree other times, and then there’s just mayhem! Each of the six primary writers for the site brings there own list to the show and there are definitely some shockers! watch the Youtube stream […]

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Comics Smash for 01/08/2015: Dark Horse premiers Lady Killer #1 and More!

Comics Smash for 01/08/2015: Dark Horse premiers Lady Killer #1 and More!

January 8, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

This week in comics: Things heat up for all the Spider-Folk in the continuing Spider-Verse with Marvel’s AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #12. DC Comics collects Grant Morrison’s entire renowned Batman Incorporated run in ABSOLUTE BATMAN INCORPORATED. Matt Fraction and Christian Ward continue their space gender-swapped odyssey in Image’s ODY-C #2. And Dark Horse premiers a new title […]

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Top Ten Films of 2014: Catherine’s List

Top Ten Films of 2014: Catherine’s List

January 8, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Looking at the list of all of the films I’ve seen this past year, I have to say that I’m proud of myself. I’ve seen a grand cornucopia of films, probably the most new films I’ve seen in one year. And so, here are the ones that rose to the top of my list. 10. […]

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On Film: Marvel’s Ant-Man Trailer is out!

On Film: Marvel’s Ant-Man Trailer is out!

January 7, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Ok so the first official trailer for the Paul Rudd/Michael Douglas film about Marvel’s smallest hero Ant-Man is out. What do you think? The tone is fairly serious with some mild humor that feels a little forced to me. It’s too early to tell on this one but after the success of Guardians of the […]

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In Comics: IDW gobbles up Top Shelf and it’s a good thing!

In Comics: IDW gobbles up Top Shelf and it’s a good thing!

January 6, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Top Shelf Productions has been a publisher to watch since the company was founded in 1997. We have covered a lot of their work because they stretch the limits of traditional comic books and graphic novels with truly unique storytelling. Some of our Favorites are From Hell (which was made into a film), Blankets, and […]

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CultureSmash Cast Episode 343: Fantasy Film Ball Winter/Spring 2015

CultureSmash Cast Episode 343: Fantasy Film Ball Winter/Spring 2015

January 5, 2015 | By | 1 Comment

So we are back from the holidays with the first film ball of 2015! This game runs from Jan. to April. If you haven’t read about this before we have our own version of fantasy football where we play for films rather than sports teams. The basics are that each player bids with $100 game […]

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2015 Winter/Spring Bidding for CultureSmash Fantasy Film Ball

2015 Winter/Spring Bidding for CultureSmash Fantasy Film Ball

January 2, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

That’s right it’s time for the first fantasy Film Ball game of 2015! If you don’t follow our webcast/podcast (CultureSmash Cast) and you should be, we play this little game with some listeners (It could be you). Here are the basics: Each player gets $100 virtual bucks to bid on the films they feel will […]

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On DVD: Drunk History : Seasons 1 & 2

On DVD: Drunk History : Seasons 1 & 2

January 1, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Created by Derek Waters Starring Derek Waters, Kristin Wiig, John Hader, David Groll, Jack Black, Winona Rider, Lisa Bonet, and COUNTLESS others When I first become friends with someone, a lot questions come out. 1. Do you like Michael Jackson? 2. What Disney movies have you seen? 3. What’s your favorite “Drunk History?” And if […]

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Holiday Movie Alternative: Batman Returns

Holiday Movie Alternative: Batman Returns

December 31, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Released: 1992 Director: Tim Burton Starring: Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, and Michelle Pfeiffer When most people think of Tim Burton and Christmas, they probably first think of The Nightmare Before Christmas (which he didn’t actually direct). They’re wrong, because Burton already made his ultimate Christmas movie a year earlier with the Dark Knight masterpiece: Batman […]

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