TUBE ROCKET: GAME OF THRONES

TUBE ROCKET: GAME OF THRONES

Season Five, Episode Four — “The Sons of the Harpy” By Jarrod Jones. Chess metaphors are exhausting. But with Game of Thrones they’re practically mandatory, so guess what. Hey, you guys, guess what: Daenerys just lost both of her knights....
AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

By Jarrod Jones. Summer doesn’t really start until June, but Avengers: Age of Ultron would beg to differ. June? Pfah. By June, the whole lot of us will be daydreaming of Captain America’s righteous shield as we choke down a Star Lord/velociraptor team-up...
EX MACHINA

EX MACHINA

By Tom Platt. “In battle, in forest, at the precipice in the mountains, On the dark great sea, in the midst of javelins and arrows, In sleep, in confusion, in the depths of shame, The good deeds a man has done before defend him.” Repeating that final line through...
DONNA WATCHES BUNCHES OF MOVIES (PART 4)

DONNA WATCHES BUNCHES OF MOVIES (PART 4)

By Donna Bourgois. I watched a lot of bad movies this month. Like, a lot. I’m not sure why… must be the typical non-committal attitude that seems to affect everyone when spring rolls around. I also had friends in town every week this month, so I had to really...
CHILD 44

CHILD 44

By Kyle G. King. On a recent episode of the Film Society at Lincoln Center’s serial podcast The Close-Up, Noah Baumbach and Brian De Palma sat down to chat about, among other things, how great of friends they’ve actually become, and at great length discuss each...
HEY, KIDS! COMICS! SILVER SURFER #11

HEY, KIDS! COMICS! SILVER SURFER #11

By Molly Jane Kremer. Most comics are simple. (You know, relatively.) They allow us to sit and read and absorb their contents as we turn page after page, following a linear story both written and illustrated, until you reach the end. This isn’t a bad thing. This is...
HEY, KIDS! COMICS! BATMAN #40

HEY, KIDS! COMICS! BATMAN #40

By Jarrod Jones. The finale to Endgame is here. And it hurts a lot more than I expected it to. Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo’s final showdown between Batman and the Joker is a fitting end to a series the two men began at the onset of DC Comics’ New52...

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