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Hungrier Games: The Movies That Inspired the Hunger Games

By Robert RunyonJuly 5, 2012
There was a joke that went around when The Hunger Games first came out in March that went like this: Q: What do they call The Hunger Games in France? A: Battle Royale with Cheese. ... More  →
Hungrier Games: The Movies That Inspired the Hunger Games

The Most Ridiculously Patriotic Movies of All Time

By Robert RunyonJuly 4, 2012
When it comes to the Fourth of July, there are two types of movies you can watch: the patriotic and the ridiculously patriotic. Patriotic movies show the realities of being American, and make you feel good about what the country can achieve. These are movies ... More  →
The Most Ridiculously Patriotic Movies of All Time

Spider-Man's Greatest Comic Book Moments

By Robert RunyonJune 29, 2012
After a few years off of the big screen, Spider-Man makes his return July 3rd with an all-new cast. This new Spider-Man stays closer to the comics in certain ways. Peter invents his own web shooters. More importantly, his first love is Gwen Stacy. Still, ... More  →
Spider-Man's Greatest Comic Book Moments

Spider-Man's Greatest Villains

By Robert RunyonJune 28, 2012
When it comes to rogues galleries, there are only two names in comics that count: Spider-Man and Batman. It’s a challenge for a casual comics fan to name more than two or three Aquaman, Superman, or Captain America baddies. With Spider-Man and Batman, though, making ... More  →
Spider-Man's Greatest Villains

Our Favorite Vampire Hunters

By Robert RunyonJune 22, 2012
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter comes out today, and gets to the much-needed business of describing our fifteenth president’s life before he lived in the White House. Of course he wandered the American frontier, killing vampires and making silver edged axes that double as shotguns. Of ... More  →
Our Favorite Vampire Hunters

Looper Teaser Trailer

By Robert RunyonJune 20, 2012
When Brick came out in 2005, it signaled the arrival of two bold new voices in film: director/writer Rian Johnson and actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt. In that movie, Gordon-Levitt played a hard-boiled Raymond Chandler-style detective trying to discover who killed his ex-girlfriend. The twist, of course, ... More  →
Looper Teaser Trailer

When The Doctor Met Prometheus

By Robert RunyonJune 19, 2012
The Doctor. The Master. The Engineer. Just from these titles alone, Doctor Who and Prometheus are a perfect mash-up. As the body count piled up throughout Prometheus, a common thought probably went through the minds of geeks throughout the world: What would the Doctor do ... More  →
When The Doctor Met Prometheus

Top 5 Ancient Astronauts

By Robert RunyonJune 13, 2012
Prometheus cleaned up over last weekend, and is probably the most popular movie about ancient astronauts ever made. Of course, not many people know what that means. The ancient astronaut theory holds that extraterrestrials visited Earth some time in the past and created life or ... More  →
Top 5 Ancient Astronauts

What Did We Just See?: We Dissect Prometheus

By Robert RunyonJune 12, 2012
Since its release last weekend, Prometheus has sparked a wildfire on the internet blogosphere. This amount of controversy and talk is usually reserved for the likes of geek monoliths such as A Song of Ice and Fire and Lost. So, what did we just see? ... More  →
What Did We Just See?: We Dissect Prometheus

Prometheus Viral Video Roundup

By Robert RunyonJune 8, 2012
The lead-up to Prometheus has been unique. While they have teamed with Coors and Amazon for more traditional style promotional tie-ins, they've also released a gang of viral videos. And these weren’t just movie clips, either; they were made for the internet "mini-features" introducing us ... More  →
Prometheus Viral Video Roundup