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Movie Review: “Ip Man 3” starring Donnie Yen, Zhang Jin, and Mike Tyson

Posted: February 5, 2016 at 3:09 pm   /   Film, Movie Reviews

It’s been five years since Hong Kong’s action superstar Donnie Yen and director Wilson Yip brought us the first installment of the Ip Man franchise, a story based on the creator of the Wing Chun style of martial arts and made famous by the legendary Bruce Lee (one of Ip Man’s students in real life). […]

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Film Review: ‘Poltergeist’ Starring Sam Rockwell, Jared Harris

Posted: May 22, 2015 at 8:47 am   /   Film, Movie Reviews

What happens when legendary horror filmmaker Sam Raimi joins forces with Gil Kenan, the director of Monster House to remake one of the greatest horror films ever made? A soulless train wreck of a movie.  This “haunted house” remake doesn’t come even close to the originality of the 1982 version.

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Who Could Be The New Spider-Man?!

Posted: February 15, 2015 at 4:59 pm   /   Comic Books, Film

Finally.  After years of speculation and two lackluster (albeit not from a money making stand point) entries into the Spider-Man mythos, Disney/Marvel and Sony Pictures have come to an agreement to share the rights to The Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man. This deal will bring Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and will allow Marvel to […]

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WB and DC Comics Announce Movie Slate Through 2020

Posted: October 15, 2014 at 12:42 pm   /   Comic Books, Film

  No need to bury the lead folks.  There you have it,  the DC Cinematic Universe has been set.  At a shareholder meeting today, Kevin Tsujihara (CEO of Warner Brothers) made the blockbuster announcement.  Not only will Zack Snyder’s Justice League be broken up into two movies, but we will also get a stand alone […]

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Marvel Announces New “Miracleman” From Morrison & Quesada

Posted: September 4, 2014 at 1:51 pm   /   Comic Books

Over the past year, Marvel has been releasing reprints of Miracleman (every issue has been out of print for the past 20 years) from British publisher Eclipse Comics. The book was written by Alan Moore and featured art from Alan Davis, Garry Leech, Chuck Austin, Rick Veitch, and John Totleben. Neil Gaiman and Mark Buckingham would pick […]

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The Long Box – Casting Call: “Batman: Under the Hood”

Posted: August 22, 2014 at 11:25 am   /   Comic Books, Film, The Long Box

With the recent rumors about the plot of Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, I decided to take a look at one of my favorite Batman stories from the last 10 years. The Bat-Franchise is one of Warner Brothers most lucrative properties.  The advantage of having Ben Affleck make his debut in a non solo Batman […]

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The ReviewSTL Wrestling Podcast Ep. 2 – WWE “SummerSlam” 2014 Preview

Posted: August 15, 2014 at 4:39 pm   /   ReviewSTL Podcast, Wrestling

With the 2014 edition of SummerSlam happening this Sunday, it only seemed fitting that the ReviewStl Wrestling Podcast make it’s return!   On this episode, I am joined by Jeremy and Jake.  We  break down this Sunday’s SummerSlam card and give our predictions.  We also talk about some of our favorite SummerSlam moments from the past. […]

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Massive Character Changes at Marvel Comics

Posted: July 19, 2014 at 3:33 pm   /   Comic Books

Ever since the “Marvel Now” initiative went into effect, The House of Ideas has been taking risk after risk with some of their most popular characters.  They “killed” Peter Parker and replaced him with Otto Octavius, stripped Wolverine of his healing factor, brought the original 1960’s X-Men into the present time, and even did a Battle […]

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The Longbox: Has Marvel Comics Neutered Wolverine?

Posted: June 4, 2014 at 12:56 pm   /   Comic Books

  What has happened to Marvel’s resident bad boy?  Remember the days when Wolverine would go into a bar, get drunk, fight some ninjas, and then sleep with the waitress?  Those days are over my friends. Everyone’s favorite Canuck is now the headmaster of the Jean Grey School, he’s lost his healing factor, and Marvel has […]

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Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con 2014 – A Weekend in Review

Posted: April 7, 2014 at 1:08 pm   /   Film, Kids and Family, St. Louis Events

As I sit in my recliner taking in all the glory that is WrestleMania 30, I’m reflecting on the weekend that has passed.  Wizard World descended upon the America’s Center for the second year in a row, and there would be no sophomore slump.  After the turn out we gave them last year, they brought […]

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