Aw C’mon Gotham: Season 3, Episode 16 “These Delicate and Dark Obsessions”

Fox’s “Batman-without-Batman” soap opera is the most amazing 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 Read More …

Yo, Adrian!: Creed (2015)

For the month of January, the contenders of Deadshirt are looking at the high highs (and low lows) of Sylvester Stallone’s Rocky franchise. For each installment, Deadshirt film editor Max Robinson sits ringside with another Deadshirt staffer to discuss the film. For our final installment, Read More …

Aw C’mon Gotham: Season 3, Episode 1 “Better to Reign in Hell…”

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 Read More …

Netflix’s Daredevil Season 2 Hits the Pavement Running [Advance Review]

Deadshirters Max Robinson and Dylan Roth attended the New York premiere of Netflix’s new season of Daredevil. Here’s what they thought of the first two episodes. Episode 1 After sticking the landing under showrunner Steven DeKnight, I didn’t really know what to expect from the Read More …

Stale Popcorn: Cloverfield (2008)

Film is an entertainment medium that, by its very nature, tends to reward the viewer in rewatch. Sometimes movies even reveal to us how we’ve grown or changed since we last saw them. Our own Max Robinson reassesses old favorites, seasonal classics and the occasional oddball lost under the couch in his monthly Read More …

Deadshirt’s Top Ten Albums of 2015

In last year’s Top Ten Albums list I praised the writers for the breadth of styles that their selections covered. This year’s list pushes that envelope much further; the twin towers of hip-hop, a genre-bending pop weirdo, a couple groups of young punks, reunited riot Read More …

Deadshirt’s Top Ten TV Shows of 2015

There were a fair number of trends this year in Deadshirt’s TV lists. We like superheroes, we like drama and action, and we also tend to like shows we can binge watch in one sitting. But more than that, our contributors’ top picks revealed a Read More …

Star Wars: The Radio Drama Adds Audio Texture to a Far Away Galaxy

The Star Wars radio drama (available here) is a pretty fascinating artifact. Adaptation from one medium to another is always fascinating, but this is a rare case of a newly successful form of media (the blockbuster film) being adapted into and attempting to revitalize a dying Read More …

MI-6 Madness: Bond Theme vs. Bond Theme—FINALS

Welcome back to MI-6 Madness, where our panel of music critics pits the theme music from each of the 24 James Bond films against one another in a March Madness-style tournament! For the finals, we’ve decided to open up voting to the whole Deadshirt staff—which Read More …

But Will Julian Like It? (Special King on Screen Edition): Dreamcatcher

There are many great questions faced by mankind. Why are we here? What is the meaning of life? What will become of us? But none more important than….will Deadshirt Music Editor Julian Ames like it? Each month, foremost Julianologists Mike Pfeiffer and Max Robinson will Read More …