The Malevolent Spirits of the Alien Film Franchise

By Andrew Tucker In 1979, Ridley Scott’s Alien famously boasted, “In space, no one can hear you scream,” and it certainly feels that way watching the film today. The Alien franchise is one that relies less on crying out-loud thrills and more on uncomfortable, disturbing Read More …

Approved for All Audiences: Our Favorite Movie Trailers

Every Thursday, our staff of pop culture addicts tackles a topic or question about movies, music, comics, video games, or whatever else is itching at our brains. We now live in a culture for which the release of a film trailer is as highly anticipated an Read More …

Stale Popcorn: Prometheus (2012)

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 …

Your Deadshirt New Comics Shopping List for: December 17th, 2014

It’s Wednesday and that means new comics. Let Deadshirt steer your wallet in the right direction with reviews (and preview pages) of titles out today from Image, Dark Horse, IDW, Boom! Studios, Archie, MonkeyBrain, Oni, Fantagraphics, Top Shelf, Action Lab, and more! Rumble #1 Written by John Arcudi Art Read More …

From The Screen to The Page: The Art of The Film Adaptation Comic

Comic to film adaptations have never been bigger; everything blockbusters like The Avengers to indie releases like Blue Is The Warmest Color to television shows like AMC’s live action spin on The Walking Dead. The lesser discussed counterpart to this is the adaptation of film into Read More …