In this episode of the Fandomania: Geek Music podcast, I talk again to Mikal kHill. His latest release is a four song EP, Bring Back My Ghost. It’s quite the diverse collection of songs, including an unexpected musical direction (at least for a solo kHill release) on the final
Contest: Win Taken: Season 1 on Blu-ray and Digital HD!
Executive Producer Luc Besson (Taken film franchise, The Fifth Element, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets) delivers an action-packed prequel to the international blockbuster Taken franchise. Clive Standen (TV’s Vikings) stars as Bryan Mills, a younger, hungrier version of the iconic character played by Liam Neeson in the Taken
Magical Girls and Absent Fathers: Japanese Culture’s Reflection in Anime
I came across a Facebook post my friend Rachel wrote that sparked this article. It was her 6 a.m. musings about Sailor Moon and the lack of father figures in the show. After getting the go ahead to use thoughts in an article, I proceeded to write. Every observation she made was true. Most of the Sailor Scouts do not have active fathers in their lives. Most of them had absentee fathers either through work, divorce, or death. The gears in my mind started turning towards other anime where there weren’t any father
Contest: Win Wonder Woman on Blu-ray and DVD!
Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers... and her true
Contest: Win Shameless: The Complete Seventh Season on Blu-ray and Digital HD!
As the seventh season of Shameless kicks off, Frank (William H. Macy) wakes from a month long coma after having been tossed into the Chicago River, only to realize that no one came looking for him at the hospital. Fiona (Emmy Rossum), who still works at Patsy’s Pies as the manager, is faced with making major executive decisions in order to keep the business afloat. Lip (Jeremy Allen White) is out of rehab but struggles with his sobriety. Ian (Cameron Monaghan) and Caleb (Jeff Pierre) hit a major snag in their relationship after Caleb is caught cheating. Debbie (Emma Kenney), now a single teen mom, begins stealing high-end strollers in order to pay a nanny to care for her baby. Carl (Ethan Cutkosky) chooses to get circumcised. Kevin, Veronica and Svetlana consider opening a topless maid
Geek Music Episode 101: The Return! With Guest Marc with a C
I’m back! After a six month hiatus, I’ve decided to return to the podcast. I’m actually kinda surprised about that, being an introvert, but I realized that despite the editing and stuff it’s actually going to take less of my time to do this than the column would. So here we
Contest: Win Lethal Weapon: The Complete First Season on Blu-ray!
Roger Murtaugh (Damon Wayans) and Martin Riggs (Clayne Crawford) are back on the streets of L.A., in Warner Bros. Television’s adaptation of the classic buddy cop action-comedy Lethal Weapon. The series introduces these two polar opposites: Riggs a volatile former Navy SEAL-turned-detective out of El Paso, Texas with a tendency to dive into the line of fire following the tragic deaths of his wife and unborn son; and Murtaugh, a seasoned, by-the-book detective cautiously returning to the LAPD in the wake of a heart attack that nearly killed him. While the partnership seems doomed from the start, the dynamic is crazy enough that it just might work. The question remains… can the two of them work together to protect the crime-ridden streets of Los Angeles, or will Riggs get the two of them killed
Contest: Win Cartels on Blu-ray and Digital HD!
In Cartels, action legend Steven Seagal headlines this explosive thriller that pits U.S. forces against an international drug cartel. When crime boss Salazar turns informant, U.S. Marshal Jensen (Luke Goss, Blade II) and his team must guard their luxury-hotel safehouse. But as cartel underboss Sinclaire (UFC champion Georges St-Pierre) and his hit squads descend to murder Salazar, the situation explodes. Enraged, agent Harrison (Seagal) will stop at nothing to root out the mole that compromised the
Love it or hate it, the Skrulls are invading the Marvel Universe. The invasion is upon us with Secret Invasion #1 releasing next Wednesday, and Marvel has an animated webisode that sets the stage for the conflict. Read More
Soul Calibur IV made waves when Namco Bandai announced that Darth Vader and Yoda would be appearing in the character roster for the game. Now they’re unveiling some more traditional fare for Soul Calibur with new details and screenshots. Read More
ComingSoon has received the new X-Files 2 teaser poster, and it’s pretty fantastic in its minimalism. The poster features stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, and the film is slated to release July 25. Read More
It’s a big day for Grand Theft Auto IV news, and anticipation for the game is only going to get higher as the April 29 release date nears. First up, we have the newest trailer: And then we have news of the Social Club website. Joystiq reports that this site will link wi Read More
Bowen Designs’ Marvel statue line began in 1998, and the company has been pumping out consistently amazing pieces ever since. They’re currently in Phase III of their licensing deal with Marvel, and this month sees the release of not one, not two, but SEVEN different Wolverine Read More
Wednesday night, director Chris Carter unveiled the new trailer for the X-Files movie sequel at his Paley panel in Hollywood. Someone in attendance managed to grab a video of it and throw it onto YouTube. Read More
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