Author Archives: Tony Frazier

New Video Up on YouTube: Wizards of New York

So I have a new video up on YouTube titled Wizards of New York, about that OTHER SF/F movie released by 20th Century Fox in 1977 and how it was influenced by the city where it was made. There’s a … Continue reading

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Super Movie Monday: Amazing Spider-Man 2, Part 3

Here it is, the final chapter of our recap of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, just in time for the release of Spider-Man: Homecoming this Friday. Going into this final chapter, I want to repeat that I don’t reject the entire … Continue reading

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Super Movie Monday: Amazing Spider-Man 2, Part 2

Continuing with the second part of our look at the second movie of the second iteration of Sony’s Spider-Man franchise. One problem that sequels have is what to do with the first act. In a normal story, the first act is … Continue reading

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Super Movie Monday: Amazing Spider-Man 2

So yeah, I am way behind the curve on getting back to the blog, because I’ve spent six months trying to figure out what I want to do for my next big project, and guess what? Still not there yet. … Continue reading

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Superman vs. the Underpants Gnomes

You hear a fair share of knocks against Superman as a character nowadays—that he’s boring because he’s too powerful or because he’s a Boy Scout without meaningful character flaws, that his movies aren’t as good as Batman’s or as the … Continue reading

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Scary Movie Monday – Cloverfield

No theme to the Halloween coverage this year. I’ll be lucky just to get through it. Also, there won’t be many screencaps in this one, because the shaky-cam nature of the film makes good frames really hard to come by. … Continue reading

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Scary Movie Monday – Fire City: End of Days

  It’s October, which means it’s time to start with the scary stuff. First up is something I chose on the spur of the moment, because I just finished playing a long tabletop RPG campaign featuring demon hunters in a … Continue reading

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Super Movie Monday – Ghost in the Shell (1995)

Another under-the-wire entry. I decided to hold off on The Amazing Spider-Man 2 until after Halloween, since I only have this one week before we get into October. So here is a quick look back at the cyberpunk classic, Ghost … Continue reading

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New Videos Added – Captain Marvel, Batman

So I added a new video today about the history of Captain Marvel. There are actually several excellent videos out there explaining various aspects of the characters history in more depth than I go into, but I think mine is … Continue reading

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Super Movie Monday – Wizards

Coming in late today with a non-Spider-man film because The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is being shipped here as you read this. By amazing coincidence, I happened to find a copy of this film for five bucks at Wal-Mart, and I … Continue reading

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