Deadshirt is Reading: Black Bolt and Crosswind!

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. David Uzumeri is reading… Black Bolt #9 Written by Saladin Ahmed Art by Christian Ward Lettered by Clayton Read More …

Deadshirt’s Top Ten Films of 2017: “Burn the Boats”

This is the very last year end Deadshirt film list. After four years, gallons of blood/sweat/tears and countless fixed commas, we’re calling it a night. While obviously a shady corporate billionaire didn’t sue us or shutter us to save five bucks a year, the very Read More …

Examining Bright as a David Ayer Film

“Fairy lives don’t matter today.” LAPD officer Daryl Ward (Will Smith) says this in the opening minutes of Bright, a buddy cop actioner from director David Ayer (writer/director of End of Watch and Suicide Squad) and credited writer Max Landis (a notorious Hollywood wunderkind who, it should be Read More …

Riverdale’s Edge #209: Unwrapping “Silent Night, Deadly Night”

In the long, storied tradition of The Teen Drama, there’s never been a show quite like Riverdale, which takes the famously wholesome Archie repertoire and drops them into a dark, steamy soap where innocence is a liability and everyone looks unfairly gorgeous. Join Chuck Winters, Andrew Niemann, and Robyn Read More …

Riverdale‘s Edge #208: Does the “House of the Devil” Have Any Showers In It?

In the long, storied tradition of The Teen Drama, there’s never been a show quite like Riverdale, which takes the famously wholesome Archie repertoire and drops them into a dark, steamy soap where innocence is a liability and everyone looks unfairly gorgeous. Join Chuck Winters Read More …

You Have To See This: The Subtle Chill of Harold Ramis’ The Ice Harvest

The world is too messed up to obsess over bad movies as much as we do; isn’t it time we obsess over good ones? In his monthly column You Have To See This, Chuck Winters reaches into his pile of flawed, forgotten, or just plain fascinating gems to Read More …

Riverdale’s Edge #206: “Death Proof” is Automatic, Systematic, Hydromatic

In the long, storied tradition of The Teen Drama, there’s never been a show quite like Riverdale, which takes the famously wholesome Archie repertoire and drops them into a dark, steamy soap where innocence is a liability and everyone looks unfairly gorgeous. Join Chuck Winters, Read More …

Riverdale‘s Edge #305: It’s Always Uncomfortable “When a Stranger Calls”

In the long, storied tradition of The Teen Drama, there’s never been a show quite like Riverdale, which takes the famously wholesome Archie repertoire and drops them into a dark, steamy soap where innocence is a liability and everyone looks unfairly gorgeous. Join Chuck Winters, Read More …

Riverdale‘s Edge #204: “The Town That Dreaded Sundown” is Cool in The Book of Reg

In the long, storied tradition of The Teen Drama, there’s never been a show quite like Riverdale, which takes the famously wholesome Archie repertoire and drops them into a dark, steamy soap where innocence is a liability and everyone looks unfairly gorgeous. Join Chuck Winters, Read More …

Chuck and Max Throw a House Party

In honor of Halloween, Deadshirt wants to get a little spooky. After a trip to the Death Spa, we’re heading home with 1977’s insane Criterion-certified classic House. You want teen school girls with one word descriptive names? You want dancing skeletons? You want a cat Read More …