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Jul 2, 2019

Our "No Capes Allowed" block continues with a meditation on American Violence, featuring two wildly different yet parallel portraits of fathers trying to protect their families from the fallout of their own brutal lives. The filmmaking is as diverse as the approach to subject, and we dig deep into the work of both...


Jun 12, 2019

Our No Capes Allowed block continues with a deep dive into dueling visions of the same character, from two drastically different eras of filmmaking, with two lead actors who could not be more distinct from each other, to say the least. It is no challenge to compare and contrast these related-yet-vastly-separate...


May 31, 2019

We continue our No Capes Allowed block with a dive into the world of dueling bands and young love, with one from the Archie-verse, and one from the Oni-verse (not a thing). Josie and Scott Pilgrim are two strangely similar films on almost every level, so we share quite a dive into these multi-leveled culture bob-ombs....


May 23, 2019

No Capes Allowed continues with our spotlight on graphic novelist Frank Miller, and the two adaptations of his work that changed the game for comic book movies, Sin City and 300. We discuss how both intensely testosterone packed, delightfully violent, and surprisingly deep films, are also visually compelling and...


May 10, 2019

In the first episode of our new block "No Capes Allowed," we travel the wasteland with two sci-fi graphic novel adaptations, Tank Girl & Snowpiercer. We take a super deep dive into their surface similarities,  follow the tracks as they diverge wildly in execution, and we devolve into film conspiracy theory & laughs as...