The last two weeks have been nuts, but in a good way. Good nuts, y'all.
On its own, "Man of Steel" is a well-made, fairly engaging science-fiction adventure movie. As a summer action movie with some gravitas to it, it’s pretty good. If you're a hardcore Superman fan ... your mileage may vary.
I don't often write about other media, but occasionally, I consume a movie, book or comic on which I just have to comment, and hence we have today's quasi-review on X-Men First Class, which debuted in movie theaters this weekend to the tune of $55 million.
From the opening, booming pulse of "Your Love" to the whiplash synths of "A Little Bit Harder Now," She Wants Revenge has found the place where Justin Timberlake meets Prince meets The Faint.
I get a lot of CDs in the mail to review and I have little time to get to all... Continue reading →
It turned out that I wasn't just humoring Kevin Church by buying Cover Girl, which he scripted from a plot by Eureka creator Andrew Crosby: It's a damn good story, one that packs in a whole lot of dialog, action and humor into 128 pages.