Category: Editorial

Small Gift, Big Smile

I didn’t grow up as a Hello Kitty fan. Yes, I realize I am Asian, I grew up with HK and all of it’s trappings, but I was always more of a fan of the other lines from Sanrio during…

“LOST IN SPACE” ON NETFLIX IS A FUN FRESH REBOOT

  (Originally posted on About Men Radio, written by Chris Mele) When I first heard that Netflix rolled out a reboot of “Lost in Space,” I reacted with “Danger, Netflix! Danger!” The TV series, which aired from 1965-68, was a…

Why Are Audiences Breaking Up With Universal’s Monsters?

Today’s post was provided by guest writer Michael Cross, whose love of the Dark Universe is rather uncanny.   Universal Studios’ Dark Universe was a terrific idea. Rebooting the monster franchise and having them cross paths on the big screen…

Is Disney Overkilling Their New Franchises?

In recent years, Disney has commanded the box office with a steady stream of Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) films, and it looks like they plan to use the same formula for the Star Wars franchise, however, is it getting to…

Kingdom Come: How Far We Have Come in 20 Years

In 1996, DC Comics released Kingdom Come, a four issue comic book mini-series written by Alex Ross (JLA Secret Origins, JLA Liberty and Justice) and Mark Waid (Irredeemable, Superman: Birthright).   This isn’t going to be a review of this…

who do we represent?

Last year Huffington Post dropped an article during NYCC, asking convention goers if they could name 7  Superheroes of Color.  The piece was from the MTV show Decoded. I pitched the question to some of my co-workers, and only two…

Prince – Today is a Day of Purple Rain

I grew up in the 80’s, at the height of Prince’s career, during the birth of MTV.  In the resurgence of his career, in this past year, it seemed Prince was slated to come back, bigger than ever, resurrected, like a…

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny

Back in 2000, Sony Pictures Classics acquired and released the film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon to US theaters.  The movie, starring Chow Yun Fat, Michelle Yeoh, and Ziyi Zhang was well received with US audiences, and with folks like me, who…