Tag: batman

STL Symphony Plays ‘Sci-Fi Superheroes’ at Powell Hall (May 19)

Posted: May 12, 2017 at 9:31 am   /   Concerts

Fans of superhero and sci-fi films may want to check out the world renowned symphony on Friday, May 19. The STL Symphony will be taking the audience on a musical adventure, playing some of the best sci-fi and superhero themes of all time. The symphony will led by conductor Gemma New. The symphony will be […]

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Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con 2017: A Weekend in Review

Posted: April 12, 2017 at 9:20 pm   /   St. Louis Events

Saint Louis plays host to several entertainment conventions a year, yet none of them draw the same kind of turnout as Wizard World. People come from all over to take part in the biggest gathering of nerdkind the city has ever seen. Although there were a few guest cancellations, Wizard World was able to add several great […]

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Interview: Kevin Conroy, the Voice of Batman, Coming to St. Louis in April

Posted: February 28, 2017 at 10:14 am   /   Interviews, St. Louis Events

I am vengeance. I am the night. I am Batman. Any fan of the Dark Knight worth their weight in shark repellent bat spray just heard that line in the voice of legendary voice actor Kevin Conroy. For almost 25 years, Conroy has been the sound of Batman and Bruce Wayne in television, movies, and video […]

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Review: ‘The LEGO Batman Movie’ Starring Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson

Posted: February 9, 2017 at 9:49 am   /   Movie Reviews

In February of 2014, the first full-length feature LEGO movie took the world by storm. The film made an incredible $469 million worldwide on a budget of only $60 million. The film solidified two absolutes. One, the directors of the film (Chris Miller and Phil Lord) were not one hit wonders with their brilliant adaptation […]

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173: Box Office Report (4/8 – 4/10)

Posted: April 13, 2016 at 10:17 pm   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

We took a week off after Batman v Superman knocked the wind out of us. But we’re back! This week Justin Staggs from Answers.com joins us. And you’ll get yet another “Old Timey Reference” from Tom, musings about why ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ didn’t succeed as a sitcom and forgotten film-based cartoon properties. It’s […]

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Fox’s GOTHAM May Be Batman’s Best Spin-Off

Posted: October 1, 2014 at 9:27 am   /   Featured, Local, Television Reviews

For many decades, Batman has been one of the most popular and recognizable superheroes. He has been featured in endless comics, a number of different films, television, and animated adaptations, and several games. He has also been idolized by millions of children for the better part of a century. Furthermore, the world of Gotham City—the […]

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

Posted: August 22, 2014 at 11:25 am   /   Comic Books, Film, Local, 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 Drawing Board – Reis, Samnee, Murphy, Coipel, Scallera, Ramos (Dec. 27)

Posted: December 27, 2013 at 5:58 pm   /   Comic Books, Local

Happy Holidays to everyone!   I hope all of you fine folks had a great Holiday this week and I thought I would give a belated Christmas gift.  I (your friendly neighborhood comic nerd) am going to post a weekly article showcasing some of my favorite artists.  We will call this The Drawing Board. My […]

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The Longbox: Casting Wonder Woman for the DC Film Universe

Posted: December 8, 2013 at 8:50 pm   /   Comic Books, Coming Soon, Local

It’s been awhile since you were treated to the meanderings and rants of this comic fan, but fear not!! I have returned! On this edition of “The Longbox”, I’m going to give you my thoughts and insights on the recent casting of Gal Gadot (Fast 6) as DC’s flagship female character, Wonder Woman.  Was she the […]

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New York City Comic Con 2013 – All News and Announcements

Posted: October 18, 2013 at 3:57 pm   /   Comic Books, Film, Local, Movie News, Television

New York City hosted it’s annual Comic Con this past weekend.  Much like all the other major cities that host a Comic Convention, there are a plethora of news, reveals, and announcements.  This show was no different.  Every publisher made some big announcements, but yet again, Marvel Comics and Marvel Studios stole the show. I’ll […]

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