The Pulse of the Modern Action Film

While truly groundbreaking in audience demographic and sales, the franchise finds itself constantly looped in with many modern action films, the apparent bane of many critics’ existences that simply cannot compare to the classic action films that defined the genre originally…

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Summer 2014 Recap: Leveling Up and Buying a New Coat

In just over a week, I’ll be hopping a plane and returning to New York City for the first time in over three years. I’m so excited. I think about it every night when I go to bed and every morning when I wake up. It’s like Christmas and a convention at once (and, well, technically, it is for New York Comic Con) because for every ounce of excitement, I’m overcome with a sense of dread thanks to the fact that I have barely begun preparing. I’ve felt lately that there really wasn’t much to this past summer for me, but that’s hardly true. So, in order to prepare myself for the excitement of fall, I wanted to throw together a little recap of everything that happened over the course of this summer. Hit the jump and let’s remember the good times!

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