Some upset over ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ ad

There’s a billboard promoting the movie X-Men: Apocalypse that some are saying is inappropriate because they feel it promotes violence against women. In the image Apocalypse, played by Oscar Isaac, is choking Mystique, played by actress Jennifer Lawrence. I have a hard time understanding the underlying logic with this criticism, mostly because it seems to …

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A review of Retro Pop Box 1970’s

I received a Retro Pop Box 1970’s for the month of April in the mail yesterday. This is the first box I’ve received from them. Although I’m new to Retro Pop Box, I’m very familiar with their business model. Customers pay a monthly subscription fee and the company ships a goodie box every month containing things relevant to a specific …

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What is with all the Kylo Ren merchandise?

To be honest, if I saw someone walking around wearing a Kylo Ren t-shirt, a part of me would want to punch them in the throat.

To be honest, if I saw someone walking around wearing a Kylo Ren t-shirt, a part of me would want to punch them in the throat.

'Star Wars' comics to move from Dark Horse to Marvel in 2015

Lucasfilm announced yesterday in an official press release that Star Wars comics will be moving from Dark Horse Comics, where they’ve been published for the last 22 years, to Marvel Comics, beginning in 2015. If this sounds like a monumental decision on the part of Lucasfilm to jump ship from a publisher it has a …

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Japanese movie poster for 'The Black Hole'

The Black Hole, Walt Disney’s answer to Star Wars, was the second movie I saw in a real-life movie theater. The theater was at the Eagle Rock mall in Los Angeles. If the theater was in Japan, this poster probably would have been displayed out front. I wish I had this. It incorporates two things …

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