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Mike Gold: The ?Watch’s Comics Roots

Time for a bit of a comics history lesson… but first, a word from our sponsor. Monday Apple revealed its latest toy, the ?Watch. Like most Apple products, it looks pretty cool but seems overpriced, and like most Apple products, once you look at what you’re getting it’s not really overpriced, just expensive. Show More Summary

Box Office Democracy: Rosewater

Rosewater is a movie that Jon Stewart basically had to make after The Daily Show played a major role in the imprisonments of Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari. It works really well as an apology and as an effort to further Bahari’s mission to increase the visibility of journalists who have become political prisoners. Show More Summary

The Point Radio: Check In For More Creepy At BATES MOTEL

It’s a sure sign that spring is on the way when the doors open for a new season of BATES MOTEL. Show runners Carlton Cuse and Kerry Eihern, along with the main momma herself, Vera Farmiga, lay out what is coming up this year. Plus remember Trapper Tice and the boys from AIMS? They’ve decided to … Continue reading The Point Radio: Check In For More Creepy At BATES MOTEL ?

Box Office Democracy: “Focus”

As a movie critic I believe I am obligated by law to review Focus through the lens of what it means for Will Smith’s career: if we have finally reached the end of the dark ages after almost eight years of films that were both critical and financial mixed bags. I might even tell you … Continue reading Box Office Democracy: “Focus” ?

REVIEW: Exodus: Gods and Kings

One could argue that Moses is the most significant and influential character from the Old Testament. After all, he led the Hebrew out of slavery and delivered the Ten Commandments. His birth story proved influential, notably to Jerry Siegel a few thousand years later. Show More Summary

How much to build the Millennium Falcon?

“Well, more wealth  than YOU could imagine!” DeAgostini Model Space makes incredibly detailed model kits, and in celebration of the release of their Millennium Falcon model they’ve estimated the total cost of building your own Corellian YT-1300 light freighter. Show More Summary

Molly Jackson: My Favorite Comic You’ve Never Read

This week I attended Big Apple Con, another small con in the big city of New York. While I was there I got to bug Papercutz editor-in-chief Jim Salicrup once more about a book I recommended that he still hasn’t read yet. In fact, it’s my favorite superhero comic. And I’m betting you’ve never heard … Continue reading Molly Jackson: My Favorite Comic You’ve Never Read ?

Live-action Harlock: Space Pirate Coming March 31

LOS ANGELES, CA – Director Shinji Aramaki (Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood, Halo Legends, Appleseed Saga: Ex Machina) unleashes an interstellar thrill ride with Harlock: Space Pirate on Digital HD, On Demand and DVD from Ketchup Entertainment!...Show More Summary

John Ostrander: “Forget it, Jake. It’s Chinatown.”

Jake Gittes: How much are you worth? Noah Cross: I have no idea. How much do you want? Jake Gittes: I just wanna know what you’re worth. More than 10 million? Noah Cross: Oh my, yes! Jake Gittes: Why are you doing it? How much better can you eat? What could you buy that you … Continue reading John Ostrander: “Forget it, Jake. It’s Chinatown.” ?

Entourage Box Sets to Include Movie Certificate for Feature Film

This summer, Vince and the boys are back in the hotly anticipated Entourage movie. Fans of the hit HBO series quickly learned that in the world of Hollywood, it’s all about exclusivity and being in-the-know. Fortunately, HBO is making...Show More Summary

Longmire Season 3 Now on DIsc

The wonderfully underrated Longmire completed its third season last year and was then canceled by A&E for reasons beyond understanding. After some protracted negotiations amidst a fury of wronged fans taking to social media to save the series, Netflix announced they have picked up the series for a fourth season to air later this year. Show More Summary

Marc Alan Fishman: Iron Man Invented Ultron!

Did you see it? Did ya did ya did ya? The latest trailer to the future billion-dollar-blockbuster-to-be Avengers 2: Age of Ultron didn’t dance around the revisionist history of the cinematic 616. Ultron, once the product of Dr. HankShow More Summary

The Point Radio: DIG & THE RETURNED More Must See TV

Two more additions to your TV Must See list should be the USA multi-part event, DIG and the much anticipated remake of the acclaimed French thriller, THE RETURNED on A&E. We talk to the producers and cast of DIG about how they grew their story, then actor Mark Pellegrino explains why all it took was … Continue reading The Point Radio: DIG & THE RETURNED More Must See TV ?

Shout! TV Adds Stingray, Kentucky Fried Movie, & The Goode Family

Shout! Factory TV, now in its second month, has added three more properties to their growing library of streaming content. These include Gerry Anderson’s Stingray, the Supermarionation series from the mid-1960s, the animated Goode Family, and the 1970s comedy Kentucky Fried Movie. Show More Summary


First a show of hands, how many of you think the Puppet Master is dead? No, I mean really dead. Sure Puppet Master’s always been a second-tier villain. After all, anyone who had access to his radioactive clay and a grade school art class could duplicate his powers. Show More Summary

Martha Thomases: Is Comics Distribution Sexy?

One of the most important but least sexy aspects of the comic book business is distribution. The people who get the comic books from the printer and then send them to your local comic book stores don’t have that aura of imagination we associate with artists and writers. Show More Summary

Tweeks: Check out LBCE

On February 28th & March 1st, we attended the Long Beach Comic Expo in Southern California.  It’s the spring sister event to the Long Beach Comic Con.  In their 6th year, they have expanded the expo into a bigger hall and added more guests.  Was it more fun?  We think so.  In this week’s video … Continue reading Tweeks: Check out LBCE ?

Dennis O’Neil: Arrow and Bat

Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice • Robert Frost All you climate change doubters may now put on your dunce caps and leave. Don’t forget to shovel the walk on your way out. …But where were we? Ah yes, where we often are, on opposite sides of a time … Continue reading Dennis O’Neil: Arrow and Bat ?

Mike Gold: Archie – WTF?

I know it says “Dark Circle” on the cover. In the past the cover has said “Red Circle” and before that “Archie” and before that “MLJ.” But it’s all Archie Comics to me, and I mean that as a compliment. I think their first “Dark Circle” comic book was The Fox, by Dean Haspiel and … Continue reading Mike Gold: Archie – WTF? ?

The Point Radio: A Different Path For THE FOLLOWING

Season three of THE FOLLOWING has kicked off and everyone wants to know just what’s ahead for Ryan Hardy. The man who can answer that best is Kevin Bacon, and he talks about why this season is so unique for him and the show. Plus former WWE Superstar Alberto DelRio is now Alberto El Patron … Continue reading The Point Radio: A Different Path For THE FOLLOWING ?

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