The Ninjabread Man
Friday, August 26, 2016
Posted by RJ Carter
When a kind old sensei wants to do something special for his four students -- Ninja Bear, Ninja Snake, Ninja Mouse and Ninja Fox -- he works through the night on a special tasty recipe of ninjabread. When he opens the oven, however, he is unprepared for the surprise awaiting him. C.J. Leigh's... + continue reading
Friday, August 26, 2016
Posted by Mike Maillaro
My first exposure to THE TICK was when the cartoon debuted way back in 1994.  After the success of the X-Men cartoon, I just assumed this was another superhero cartoon on Fox.  But from the first episode, it was clear this was something very different.  Something funny and... + continue reading
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Posted by Critical Blast Staff
A-Force #8 by Kelly Thompson and Paulo Siqueira Summary: After She-Hulk was put in a coma during the battle with Thanos, A-Force is in disarray.  Dazzler is against Carol’s attempts to use Ulysses’ visions to see the future.  Especially since one of the visions shows Nico killing... + continue reading
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Posted by Critical Blast Staff
Supergirl Rebirth #1 Written by: Steve Orlando Pencilled by: Emanuela Lupacchino Inked by: Ray McCarthy Colored by: Michael Atiyeh Lettered by: Steve Wands Published by: DC Cover Price: $2.99 Mike Weaver: Previously on Krypton, Zor-El banished a man named Lar-On to the Phantom... + continue reading
HELL OR HIGH WATER starts Friday 8/19/16.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Posted by Jeff Ritter
For my money, there may not be a finer American actor working today than Jeff Bridges. The man is always interesting to watch on the big screen. From earnest heroes in the first remake of KING KONG, TRON, and the wonderful animated film THE LAST UNICORN, to playing as or opposite the zany in films... + continue reading
The Ninjabread Man
HELL OR HIGH WATER starts Friday 8/19/16.

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The Ninjabread Man
Friday, 26/08/16
When a kind old sensei wants to do something special for his four students -- Ninja Bear, Ninja Snake, Ninja Mouse and Ninja Fox -- he works through the night on a special tasty recipe of ninjabread. When he opens the oven, however, he is unprepared for the surprise awaiting him. C.J. Leigh's retelling of the classic fairy tale stays true to the... + continue reading
Friday, 26/08/16
My first exposure to THE TICK was when the cartoon debuted way back in 1994.  After the success of the X-Men cartoon, I just assumed this was another superhero cartoon on Fox.  But from the first episode, it was clear this was something very different.  Something funny and ridiculous and just brilliant.  I immediately went... + continue reading

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HELL OR HIGH WATER starts Friday 8/19/16.
Wednesday, 24/08/16
For my money, there may not be a finer American actor working today than Jeff Bridges. The man is always interesting to watch on the big screen. From earnest heroes in the first remake of KING KONG,... + continue reading

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Friday, 26/08/16
My first exposure to THE TICK was when the cartoon debuted way back in 1994.  After the success of the X-Men cartoon, I just assumed this was another superhero cartoon on Fox.  But... + continue reading

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Sugden
Monday, 22/08/16
I am reminded by dialog spoken by King Osric (Max Von Sydow) in the movie “Conan The Barbarian.” When King Osric needed Conan to rescue his daughter from Thulsa Doom, upon dumping out a bag full... + continue reading

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The Ninjabread Man
Friday, 26/08/16
When a kind old sensei wants to do something special for his four students -- Ninja Bear, Ninja Snake, Ninja Mouse and Ninja Fox -- he works through the night on a special tasty recipe of ninjabread... + continue reading

Comics

Thursday, 25/08/16
A-Force #8 by Kelly Thompson and Paulo Siqueira Summary: After She-Hulk was put in a coma during the battle with Thanos, A-Force is in disarray.  Dazzler is against Carol’s attempts to use... + continue reading

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Tamsen McDonough (LUCY) on Syfy's KILLJOYS
Tuesday, 26/07/16
Science fiction has no shortage of Artificially Intelligent spacecraft. Coincidentally, it also doesn't have a shortage of A.I.s that enjoy the name Lucy (see HOMEWRECKER, HACKERS, and RED PLANET... + continue reading

Live Entertainment

Sarah Porter in New Line Theatre's production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's TELL ME ON A SUNDAY, Photo Credit: Jill Ritter-Lindberg/New Line Theatre
Friday, 19/08/16
I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not a big fan of Andrew Lloyd Webber. I don’t typically enjoy sung-through musicals. I thought EVITA had all of the warmth and depth of Eva Perón’s Wikipedia page... + continue reading

Home Video

Wednesday, 24/08/16
DC Super Hero Girls: Hero of the Year is a fun adventure for the whole family. Whether you're young or old, a comic book reader or not, this movie has appeal for the entire family. On the surface... + continue reading

Sports

Saturday, 20/08/16
Mike Maillaro: Chris was going on vacation this week, but he did add in some SummerSlam Predictions before he headed off.   Return of Curt Hawkins! Mike Maillaro: I had been hearing... + continue reading

Geek Chic

Sky Song as Merida (Rick Currier Photography)
Monday, 01/08/16
Our August 2016 Critical Blast Bombshell is relatively new to the art of Cosplay -- but it's apparently a natural talent for her. Sky Song is the second cosplayer to be featured as our Critical Blast... + continue reading

Culture

Sarah Porter in New Line Theatre's production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's TELL ME ON A SUNDAY, Photo Credit: Jill Ritter-Lindberg/New Line Theatre
Friday, 19/08/16
I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not a big fan of Andrew Lloyd Webber. I don’t typically enjoy sung-through musicals. I thought EVITA had all of the warmth and depth of Eva Perón’s Wikipedia page... + continue reading

Trailers

The LEGO Batman Movie
Monday, 25/07/16
Yes, that's right, the next LEGO animated feature film is THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE. It focuses on the Dark Knight having to take responsibility for raising his son. And if you're thinking Damian Wayne,... + continue reading

Gaming

Could Pac Man Go be in our future?
Friday, 15/07/16
Not for the first time are people viewing the world through the lens of their smartphones. We've been at live appearances by our idols, yet never saw them except on the screen in our hands as we... + continue reading

Toys

Skylanders Imaginators XBox PS3
Wednesday, 01/06/16
Santa Monica, Calif. - June 1, 2016 - Since the launch of Skylanders®, kids around the world have sent Toys For Bob, the pioneers of the toys-to-life category, hand-drawn Skylanders with one special... + continue reading

Contests

Wonder Years Complete Series on DVD
Wednesday, 24/08/16
For six seasons, The Wonder Years captured the angst of growing up in suburban middle-class America in the late '60s, as seen through the life and times of Kevin Arnold (Fred Savage). Audiences... + continue reading