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Why Reshoots for ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Are a Good Thing

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” is a bomb the size of “John Carter!” Wait, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” is a revelation and the best film since “Citizen Kane!” In the last few days, depending on who you believe, the upcoming Star Wars spinoff blockbuster “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” is either ... Read More »

After Batman v. Superman, Can Suicide Squad Save DC From Itself?

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Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice is a very serious film about very serious heroes, with our two protagonists fighting at the darkest of night while giving speeches about trust and humanity.  This very serious origin film, (meant to spawn a universe of DC Comics-related Justice League films), also was a critical failure, clocking in ... Read More »

Brie Larson Is No-Brainer as Captain Marvel

Brie Larson Captain Marvel

Brie Larson has already planted her flag as one of the top actresses in Hollywood. With any luck, she will be joining the Marvel universe shortly. Variety reports that the Best Actress Oscar winner for “Room” is in early talks to play the part of the popular superhero in an upcoming standalone film and we can’t think ... Read More »

TV Recap: Fear the Walking Dead – Island Hopping Horror

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Ratings for the Season 2 premiere of Fear the Walking Dead came out recently, and the show brought in 6.1 million viewers last week, down from a high of 10 million viewers from the Season 1 premiere, and even a bit below the Season 1 finale ratings numbers of 6.3 or so. Never the less, ... Read More »

Tear It Down: Houston, Dallas Have Very Different NBA Rebuilds Ahead

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There were two big blowout losses in the first games of the 2016 NBA Playoffs. One may have been expected, one may have not. Regardless, both results mean the same thing for two NBA divisional rivals: it’s time to tear it down. It could sound premature to exclaim rebuilds are a necessity after just one playoff loss ... Read More »

Playmaker’s 2016 NBA Playoff Preview – Numbers to Know

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NBA basketball nirvana for 2016 starts in one day, this Saturday. “Not nirvana to me,” you say? Has Golden State’s 73-9 season (the most wins in a regular season ever by the way), not been an eye-popping enough of a number for you? “What else is going on in this postseason,” you ask? Let’s run ... Read More »

No one will miss Joey Crawford

May 20, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; NBA referee Joey Crawford gestures during game four of the Western Conference semifinals of the 2012 NBA Playoffs between the San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-USA TODAY Sports

Did you know that this was Joey Crawford’s final season as an NBA referee? Quite frankly, it’s something that the NBA did well to not publicize as the unofficial “good riddance” tour throughout the rest of the season would’ve been an embarrassment that the league would rather avoid. Did you notice that Joey Crawford had actually been ... Read More »

New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ International Trailer All About Family, Hope

Star Wars: The Force Awakens International Trailer

There is a new international cut of the trailer, which we had assumed was the last before the film’s premiere, and it is perhaps the most informative that we have seen. We could spoil the surprises but watch for yourself. Okay, Disney, you win. I was going to see this film 3 times in the first ... Read More »

Review: The Struts at Stubb’s, Austin, Texas

The Struts at Stubb's in Austin, Texas

Rock n’ roll is not dead. No, despite what many will tell you, and to paraphrase Huey Lewis & the News (There’s a first), the heart of rock n’ roll is still beating. This was made clear Monday night at Stubb’s in Austin, Texas as Derby, England’s The Struts proved they are ready to kickstart the ... Read More »

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Theory: Why We Haven’t Seen Kylo Ren’s Face In the Trailers

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by Adam Sweeney/@atxpoprocks The official Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer was released Monday and with it has come speculation that Kylo Ren is actually Luke Skywalker in disguise. We will address the many reasons this isn’t likely Luke in another article, but for now let’s explore the mystery of Kylo Ren. The Dark Side ... Read More »