mindpollution.org header image

The most and least successful Marvel movies, by the numbers…

April 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Last month, I crunched a bunch of numbers to come up with the overall rankings for the most and least successful video game movies. It was actually an interesting — if somewhat time-consuming — process, and I clearly enjoyed it enough to embark on another data-crunching project for this week’s column. This time around, I […]

[Read more →]

Tags: clips · movies

Why 2015 could be the greatest year ever for geeky movies

November 12th, 2013 · 1 Comment

It’s a bold prediction, I know, but I’m fairly certain that there’s never been a year of geek-friendly movies quite like 2015 is shaping up to be. That’s the argument I make in this week’s column for Movies.com, titled appropriately “Will 2015 Be the Geekiest Movie Year of All Time?” So, what evidence do I […]

[Read more →]

Tags: clips · movies

On the anniversary of The Avengers #1, 10 things you might not know about Earth’s Mightiest Heroes

September 10th, 2013 · 1 Comment

The first issue of The Avengers was published 50 years ago today, and in honor of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes’ inaugural team-up, I wrote up a list of lesser-known facts about The Avengers for the readers of Mental Floss. Sure, the hardcore comics crowd will probably know most (if not all) of these facts, but for […]

[Read more →]

Tags: clips · comics

The evolution of Hulk and The Avengers in “Oscar Effects”

February 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

For my second “Oscar Effects” column at Digital Trends, I looked at the evolution of Marvel’s green-skinned behemoth Hulk from Ang Lee’s 2003 movie through last year’s “The Avengers” team-up film that featured the ol’ jade giant in a prominent role. Hulk was one of the best parts of a fantastic film, which came as […]

[Read more →]

Tags: clips · movies

I reviewed “The Avengers XXX” porn. Need I say more?

May 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

Remember back in April, when I had the honor of writing about “The Avengers XXX: A Porn Parody” for io9? Well, the good folks at Vivid Entertainment were kind enough to send me a copy of the film, and while I wasn’t initially planning to review it, I started to hear some buzz from people […]

[Read more →]

Tags: clips · movies · review