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Talking source material and f-words with the writer/producer of AMC’s Preacher

May 31st, 2014 · No Comments

While talking with producer Evan Goldberg a while back about Neighbors, we also chatted a bit about Preacher, the television adaptation of Garth Ennis’ gritty, acclaimed comic book series that he’s co-writing and producing for AMC along with Seth Rogen. Like a lot of comic readers, I’m a big fan of Preacher, and I’ve been […]

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My review of A Million Ways to Die In The West (a.k.a “You couldn’t make a Mel Brooks today.”)

May 29th, 2014 · No Comments

I enjoy Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane’s comedy and I’m a big fan of his directorial debut, Ted, so I was glad to have the chance to review A Million Ways To Die In The West, his new Wild West comedy. As I was watching it, though, one thing kept occurring to me: that this […]

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Fairy tales, superheroes, and Hollywood… Oh my!

May 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Disney’s Maleficent arrives in theaters this weekend, so it’s not surprising that I’ve had fairy tales on the brain lately. In this week’s column, I ramble on a bit about the relationship between classic fairy tales and superhero stories, which are essentially modern-day fairy tales. Here’s an excerpt from the column: While that’s all well […]

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A few more X-Men I want to see in the movies…

May 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

With X-Men: Days Of Future Past on the horizon, I made mutants the focus of this week’s “Geek Beat” column for Movies.com. In it, I suggest a few X-Men from the team’s long and storied history that I’d like to see make the leap from page to screen in the modern X-Men franchise. Here’s an […]

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These monsters need to fight Godzilla! Now!

May 13th, 2014 · No Comments

It’s no secret that I’m ridiculously excited about Gareth Edwards’ upcoming Godzilla reboot, so I’ve enjoyed any and all opportunities to write about it. I got especially geeky in this week’s “Geek Beat” column for Movies.com, and put together what I consider to be a pretty darn good list of 10 movie monsters I’d love […]

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