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Every Five Minutes: The Incredibles (42:49-46:02)

There are a hundred ways to measure what makes a great movie, but nothing speaks more highly about a film than how closely you can read it. In his feature, Deadshirt Editor-In-Chief Dylan Roth explores one of his favorite films by demonstrating just how much there is to talk about, writing at length about Every Five Minutes of runtime. THE INCREDIBLES…

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Ghostbusters Annotated (Part Three)

In honor of the July 15 release of the new film, Deadshirt movie editor and known Ghostbusters obsessive Max Robinson attempts to pseudo-scientifically analyze the original 1984 film in a three-part commentary. Read Part One & Part Two before proceeding.  48:38 – 49:20 We’re back at Central Park West for the third and final round of annotations. Things were looking pretty grim…

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IDW’s Ghostbusters, Adaptation, and the Specter of 1984

Beginning in 2011 and spread out over five different series under the vision of writer Erik Burnham and artist Dan Schoening (with the occasional guest-penciler and backup story writer), IDW’s Ghostbusters ongoing “title” is—perhaps appropriately—a strange book. I’ve written before about the uneasy relationship between film and comics. And while there are a handful of film…

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Deadshirt is Reading…Sabrina, Super-Man, Bloodshot and D&D

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… Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #6 Story by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa Art by Robert Hack Lettered by Jack Morelli Archie “From this moment forth, thou shalt…

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Real Songs, Fake Bands: Round Three

With the June release of The Lonely Island and Judd Apatow film Popstar: Never Stop Stopping, The Deadshirt crew decided to take some of our favorite fictional bands and artists and pit them head-to-head, college basketball style. There’s a wealth of great music that’s come out of characters from film and television, but there can…

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The Virtues of Miami Vice: “Smuggler’s Blues”

For five seasons, Metro-Dade vice squad detectives Sonny Crockett and Rico Tubbs cruised the neon-soaked streets of Miami as soldiers in a seemingly endless war on drugs, guns and prostitution. For Deadshirt, writer Max Robinson and Jake Arant hit the pavement and dig into the very best episodes of Miami Vice. Episode: “Smuggler’s Blues” Directed…