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The Lobster is an Awkward, Painfully Honest Odyssey [Review]

By Max Levine Director Yorgos Lanthimos is an auteur of stringent, calculated discomfort. He satirizes and fetishizes the banal. He leaves you feeling repulsed, and yet somehow so much richer for having walked away with the experience of seeing his grotesque perspective. That’s at least what most people felt about Dogtooth, Lanthimos’ breakout film that earned him…

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Deadshirt is Reading: Over The Garden Wall and Sex Criminals!

Deadshirt Is Reading… is a weekly feature in which Deadshirt’s staff, contributing writers, and friends-of-the-site offer their thoughts on Big Two cape titles, creator-owned books, webcomics and more.  Joe Stando is reading… Over The Garden Wall #1 Written by Jim Campbell and Amalia Levari Art by Jim Campbell and Cara McGee BOOM! Studios “There were so…

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Aw C’mon Gotham: Season 2, Episode 18: “Pinewood”

Fox’s “Batman-without-Batman” soap opera is the most amazingly weird show on television. For every episode this season, Deadshirt’s own Sarah Register, Kayleigh Hearn and Max Robinson discuss the good, the bad…the beginning? of little Bruce Wayne, skinny Oswald Cobblepot, and Jim Gordon sans ‘stache as they try to find their way in the misery-soaked, work-a-day world of…GOTHAM. Max: Crazy Barbara…

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Deadshirt is Reading: Dept. H, Power Man and Iron Fist and Big Trouble in Little China!

Deadshirt Is Reading… is a weekly feature in which Deadshirt’s staff, contributing writers, and friends-of-the-site offer their thoughts on Big Two cape titles, creator-owned books, webcomics and more.  Sarah Register is reading… DEPT H #1 Written and Illustrated by Matt Kindt Color by Sharlene Kindt Dark Horse Comics “Solving a murder in the deepest part of…