GSSFT Halloween Podcast – Ghostbusters

Our Halloween podcasts continue, with Blaine myself giving our opinions on ‘Busting, whether or not we’re afraid of any ghosts.


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Halloween Review: “The Woman in Black” (2012)

I had hoped our mystery review would be Babadook, but trying to find that thing playing even remotely nearby, save at a film festival, has proved problematic. Other countries have seen the general release of this low-budget, well-reviewed horror film; North Americans (at least, those of us not attending recent film festivals or horror conventions) will have to wait a little longer.

Instead, we have a double review for you, of the two film adaptations of Susan Hill’s contemporary gothic classic, “The Woman in Black.” The second saw release in 2012.

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Halloween Review: “The Woman in Black” (1989)

I had hoped our mystery review would be Babadook, but trying to find that thing playing even remotely nearby, save at a film festival, has proved problematic. Other countries have seen the general release of this low-budget, well-reviewed horror film; North Americans (at least, those of us not attending recent film festivals or horror conventions) will have to wait a little longer.

Instead, we have a double review for you, of the two film adaptations of Susan Hill’s contemporary gothic classic, “The Woman in Black.” The first is from 1989.

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Arrow Review: “Corto Maltese”

The Arrow and his associates fly to Corto Maltese in order to retrieve Thea and a missing agent. Laurel’s first attempts at being the Canary don’t fly very well, while Thea proves a speedy learner.

Felicity begins working for a remarkably understanding Ray Palmer, and a character from last year shows her head.

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“Avengers: Age of Ultron” trailer leaked

The “Avengers: Age of Ultron” teaser trailer leaked today, before next Tuesday’s scheduled release. Rather than fight, Marvel first blamed Hydra, and then embraced the leak and offered the full resolution edition of the trailer.

Novel Review: Tigerman

Pulp conventions and comic-book tropes coexist with a quasi-realistic setting and political questions both timeless and contemporary, as a good man on a doomed island becomes a hero in order to impress his surrogate son— and encounters something more dangerous than he anticipated.

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Flash Review: “Things You Can’t Outrun”

While the Flash takes on a metahuman who can become toxic fog, we witness the firestorm of activity experienced by the supporting characters on the night Barry and his adversary were transformed.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Review – “A Hen in the Wolf House”

A new character is introduced, and existing characters get fleshed out in more detail.

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Gotham Discussion: “Viper”

There’s a new drug on the streets of Gotham– and Wayne Industries had a hand in its development.

We’re more in Detective Show territory this week. Did it work for you?

Weekly Comics Discussion – October 22, 2014

The complete list of titles is available here.

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