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The X-Files: I Want to Believe

Chris Carter’s series The X-Files was one of the most popular science fiction television series in history. It was one of the Fox Network’s first major successes other than The Simpsons or Married… with Children. This film marks the series return to the screen since it ended in 2002. Unlike the first film and much […]

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Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs

This latest film in the Futurama series is the second of several direct-to-DVD offerings which will precede the series return to the air. The follows the events of the previous, in which the Earth was purchased by an evil alien nudist, but was eventually thwarted by Bender. Beast with a Billion Backs opens with a […]

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

The heavy hitter media franchises of the last thirty years have all swirled around various ideas which have focused them on a variety of issues. For example, the Star Wars series has long focused on the conflict between good and evil, which is stylized both internally and externally by the characters in the series. In […]

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Comparing the DC & Marvel Universes

There are many publishers of comic books today. At least a half dozen in the United States, more than a few in Japan, and a handful everywhere else. In the US, smaller publishers like Darkhorse Comics, feed the niche markets of hardcore enthusiasts and people interested in IP fiction like Star Wars or Aliens. However […]

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Kingdom Come

Mark Waid and Alex Ross’ graphic novel Kingdom Come is one of the most profound, beautifully written, masterfully illustrated, and important graphic novels in the DC Comics library. This book leaps forward a hypothetical decade into the continuity, and provides the long DC tradition with closure and meaning. It draws on both established comic book […]

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