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Thor Ragna-Rocked San Diego Comic Con Like a Hurricane

“So much has happened since I last saw you.”  That’s probably the most on-the-nose observation regarding the Hulk (Mark Ruffallo), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), and state of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, starting off one whammy of a trailer!  It’s been two years since we last saw Dr. Banner and Thor in Avengers: Age of Ultron, and boy could the waters be any more troubled.  Taking inspiration from both the Ragnarok and Planet Hulk comic book story arcs, Thor’s triennial... Read More

What the First Teaser Trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi Tells Us

After well over a year of waiting (and one expanded universe holdover movie), we finally have our first look at Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi! As a fan, I couldn’t help but be overwhelmed by the all the feels that were felt upon first viewing. The nostalgia of seeing Mark Hamill reprise his roll of Luke Skywalker, this time with actual dialogue, tears that welling up as the camera zoomed in on Leia (Carrie Fisher), and excitement at seeing the new characters that I grew to love in... Read More

The Bye Bye Man Trailer Conjures Classic Urban Legend Horror Motifs

What is it about urban legends that always make for effective horror film plots? Those grotesquely memorable creatures whose mere physical appearance conjures a shiver and sense of dread in us (and somewhere down the line often become super cool McFarlane actions figures). Last week horror fans were given a trailer for the newest inheritor of this long-standing tradition: The Bye Bye Man. Slated for release January 13th, The Bye Bye Man follow four college kids who move into a vacant... Read More