Archive for the ‘Pop Culture’ Category

Grim_Noir Assembles Anime Avengers for the Replacements Game

May 27th, 2012 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
I learned a new game last month. It’s called “The Replacements game.” Like the Keanu Reeves movie, one player challenges the other to come up with a replacement team, IF ...

Grim_Noir Knows What Evil Lurks In Garth Ennis’ The Shadow

April 22nd, 2012 | Posted by Grim_Noir | 4 Comments
TITLE: THE SHADOW # 1 WRITER: GARTH ENNIS ART: AARON CAMPBELL LETTERING: ROB STEEN COLORING: CARLOS LOPEZ PUBLISHED BY DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT REVIEWED BY GRIM_NOIR Garth Ennis’ writing is like being on a bad first date: He’s too ...

Tenacious D video: Long Live The D!

March 27th, 2012 | Posted by JD (Host) | No Comments
I lerrrrved the first album. Seriously, I listened to it waay more than was necessary or even legal. But then the Pick Of Destiny was just awful and the second ...

MASTER FILMMAKER MARK MACKNER reviews GODZILLA LEGENDS #5: KUMONGA!

March 22nd, 2012 | Posted by MasterFilmmaker MarkMackner | No Comments
COMIC REVIEW GODZILLA LEGENDS #5: KUMONGA STORY: Bobby Curnow ART: Dean Haspiel COLORS: Ronda Pattison PUBLISHER: IDW REVIEW: Master Filmmaker Mark Mackner Greetings, Godzilla geeks! ‘Tis I, noted kaiju scholar and local indie horror icon Master Filmmaker ...

Grim_Noir Opens The Book on Saga Issue #1

March 20th, 2012 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
TITLE: SAGA – CHAPTER ONE WRITER: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN ART (COVER & INTERIOR): FIONA STAPLES LETTERING: FONOGRAFIKS PUBLISHED BY IMAGE COMICS REVIEWED BY GRIM_NOIR Attention HBO Executives: When Prohibition finally ends on Boardwalk Empire and you run ...

JD orders you to check out the AWAKE television pilot!

March 7th, 2012 | Posted by JD (Host) | 2 Comments
It’s been awhile since a television premier has grabbed me so quickly and so completely. LOST, maybe. I think that was the last pilot that really got me invested in ...

Grim_Noir Roots For A “Lost (Girl)” Cause

March 2nd, 2012 | Posted by Grim_Noir | 1 Comment
Like Madonna at the Super Bowl, it is halftime in America for season one of SyFy’s Canadian import Lost Girl. And, like the Material Girl’s performance, Lost Girl delivers more ...