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Grim_Noir Follows “Children Who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below”

August 7th, 2011 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Depending on your viewpoint, the director of “Children Who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below” (“Hoshi o Ou Kodomo”), Makoto Shinkai, is either a visionary or a control freak: He ...

Grim_Noir’s “Tekken” is strong

July 27th, 2011 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
“You will believe a panda can fly!” Okay, as taglines go, that one is pretty terrible. But we are talking about Namco’s “Tekken” here. The new CG movie “Tekken: Blood Vengeance ...

Grim_Noir Gets Lost In The “AMNESIA LABYRINTH!”

July 25th, 2011 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
When the ol’ interwebs lit up that the original author of the “Haruhi Suzumiya” novels, Nagaru Tanigawa, was writing a dark, psychological manga, I was intrigued. And why why not? His ...

Grim_Noir Sends “ALPHAS” Back to Beta Testing

July 17th, 2011 | Posted by Grim_Noir | 2 Comments
Since “Heroes” fell apart and “The Cape” was a mess, I was rooting for Syfy’s “ALPHAS” to be the cure for my new weekly superhero jones. In the immortal words of Dr. ...

New Episode up! Race and Diversity in Comics
featuring The Black Tribbles!

July 14th, 2011 | Posted by JD (Host) | 6 Comments
Hey hey, JD here. Episode 64 is up and it’s a special one! PopTards teams up with The Black Tribbles Podcast to discuss Race and Diversity in Comics! Give it ...

Trailer: Spielberg’s WAR HORSE. Click in to watch!

June 29th, 2011 | Posted by JD (Host) | 1 Comment
You know those fake trailers that played along with Tropic Thunder? This feels like one of those. Really, Spielberg? A movie about a HORSE?  Are you effing effing with me? ...

Grim_Noir Conducts a Controlled “BURN (NOTICE)!”

June 24th, 2011 | Posted by Grim_Noir | 1 Comment
When I hear the words, “My name is Michael Westen. I used to be a spy until…,” in front of the first episode of a new season for Burn Notice, ...