[Classick Cinema] “Spider-Man: Parallel Lives” by Thwip Studios

I just found this via legendary comic book writer @gerryconway’s twitter this morning, and it was the best waste of 15 minutes I’ve enjoyed in a long time. Thwip Studios went and created a motion comic adaptation of the 1989 Marvel graphic novel Parallel Lives by Gerry Conway & Alex Saviuk. This Amazing Spider-Man feature…

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Classick Cinema: My pitch for a proper sequel to “Gremlins”

A few months back, I was a guest on the Nerd Lunch Podcast to talk about comebacks (listen to that show here). As part of the show, each of us named an old 80s property we’d like to see make a comeback and that’s when my wheels started spinning about one of my favorite monster…

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Classick Cinema: Six reasons to go and see G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Editor’s note: This preview/spoiler-free review was intended to drop prior to seeing the film, but having an opportunity to see it early, I took it and will have more thoughts coming on our next podcast (CSP EPISODE 50!). If there are any spoiler elements or plot reveals, I have tried to omit or conceal them,…

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Classick Cinema: My Guilty Pleasure (The League)

This week’s challenge for The League of Extraordinary Bloggers… Guilty Pleasures Other than certain aspects of my life, Classick is pretty much an open book online. But what you might not know is that other than action, fantasy, sci-fi, drama and sports documentary, there is a certain genre of movie that I am actually quite…

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Classick Cinema: “Rocky V” and how I would fix it…

This post was originally a thread in the eclectik discussion forums. After reading, head over there to continue the discussion!! I am up pretty late/early in the wee hours every night, either due to my habits (video games, netflix, reading comic books, working on the podcast and site stuff) or restless sleep (dreams of running…

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Classick Cinema: The Hand (1981)

Long before he shed tears as Bruce Wayne’s butler in The Dark Knight Rises, Sir Michael Caine starred in one of the most “gripping” horror flicks in Clasick’s memory, The Hand!

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