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Top 5 on The Strip: Animated superhero cartoons

1. Bat­man: The Ani­mated Series The stan­dard bearer for mod­ern super­hero car­toons, Bat­man: The Ani­mated Series was gritty, dark and fresh off the suc­cess of Bat­man Returns. It’s well-drawn with a neat art deco style and the voice act­ing set … Con­tinue read­ing

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Property review: Captain America: Civil War

Cap­tain Amer­ica: Civil War Mar­vel Stu­dios, 2016 A civil war worth fight­ing No, this isn’t the “Late Unpleas­ant­ness,” but Cap­tain Amer­ica: Civil War is a bit­ter bat­tle waged between broth­ers in arms. And it’s a fas­ci­nat­ing look at that bat­tle that … Con­tinue read­ing

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Top 5 on The Strip: Things wrong with the Super Mario Bros. movie

1. Their names aren’t Mario and Luigi Mario Accord­ing to the author­i­ta­tive guide to all things Mario – MushroomKingdom.net – the script called for the Mario Bros. to have a last name. The char­ac­ters were never given names in the … Con­tinue read­ing

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Property review: Super Mario Bros. Super Show & The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3

Mario impresses in car­toon form Super Mario Bros. Super Show Vol. 1 When you’re able to have a live-action show and you’re a house­hold name through­out the world, you can afford to do what­ever you want and take what­ever licenses you want … Con­tinue read­ing

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Top 5 on The Strip: Best X-Men arcs

1. God Loves, Man Kills The mutant strug­gle against one of the X-Men’s most human pro­tag­o­nists is a tragic tale of self hate and big­otry. It’s eas­ily one of the most sor­row­ful tales of the lengths homosapi­ens will go to in … Con­tinue read­ing

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Character highlight #21: Venom

Name: Edward Charles Allan Brock Aliases: Toxin, Venom, Lethal Pro­tec­tor, 998th, Anti-Venom, White Venom Affil­i­a­tion: Agent Venom, Sav­age Six, Sin­is­ter Six, The Revengers, for­mer part­ner of Vengeance, Spider-Man, Scar­let Spi­der, F.E.A.S.T. Spe­cial abil­i­ties: Because of the bond­ing of an alien sym­biote (that … Con­tinue read­ing

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Top 5 on The Strip: Comic book roles with multiple actors

1. Bat­man The Dark Knight has long been a friend of the big and small screen. Five actors have stepped into the dual role of Bruce Wayne and Bat­man: Adam West in the 1966 tele­vi­sion show, Michael Keaton in 1989’s … Con­tinue read­ing

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Property review: Transformers (2007)

Trans­fomers Dream­works Pic­tures, 2007 Trans­form­ers rolls out in uneven debut Let’s get one thing clear from the begin­ning: We at GI are not huge fans of the Trans­form­ers. Yes, we watched the orig­i­nal car­toon from the 1980s, and yes, we … Con­tinue read­ing

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Property review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Cap­tain Amer­ica: The Win­ter Sol­dier Mar­vel Stu­dios, 2014   Win­ter Sol­dier strikes cool bal­ance There is no such thing as not believ­ing in the magic of super­hero films. Mar­vel has proven that a ridicu­lous num­ber of times over by this point, … Con­tinue read­ing

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Anime Lounge #10: Nisekoi

Series: Nisekoi Episodes: 1 to 6 Premise: A boy in high school, Raku Ichijo, wears a neck­lace every day to remind him of his long-forgotten love. He met a girl, whose face and details remain unknown, whom he pledged to meet … Con­tinue read­ing

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