Friday, November 17, 2017
Posted by Mike Maillaro
From The New York Times: Marvel Entertainment, the home of Captain America, Spider-Man and the X-Men, among other colorful heroes, is undergoing a change in leadership. The company released a statement Friday announcing the appointment of C. B. Cebulski as editor in chief. Mr. Cebulski is... + continue reading
Friday, November 17, 2017
Posted by Critical Blast Staff
What did we talk about on Critical Blast this week? Interviews Brett R. Smith talks about THUMP: THE FIRST BUNDRED DAYS (Interview by RJ Carter) John Dudley talks about PACKS OF THE LOW COUNTRY Kickstarter (Interview by RJ Carter)   Reviews Justice League (Movie... + continue reading
Gotham 409 Let Them Eat Pie
Friday, November 17, 2017
Posted by RJ Carter
CHICAGO meets SWEENEY TODD in this episode of GOTHAM as Professor Pyg (MICHAEL CERVERIS) moves up from attacking the GCPD cops on Penguin's payroll to the very elite of the city itself. When the bodies of several homeless are left on the GCPD doorstep, Captain Gordon (BEN MCKENZIE) and Lucius Fox (... + continue reading
Revvin up the reindeer
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Posted by Dennis Russo
What do you get when you mix The Brian Setzer Orchestra; Sharon, Lois & Bram and The Vince Guaraldi Trio? An album that brings together several styles of music in a holiday recording you will enjoy, regardless of which holiday you celebrate. Starting with the first song “Revvin’ Up The... + continue reading
Crimes of Grindelwald
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Posted by Critical Blast Staff
Warner Bros. Pictures announces “FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD” as the title of the second of five all new adventures in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World™.  Opening exactly one year from today, November 16, 2018, the film features an ensemble cast led by Eddie Redmayne, Katherine... + continue reading
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Friday, 17/11/17
From The New York Times: Marvel Entertainment, the home of Captain America, Spider-Man and the X-Men, among other colorful heroes, is undergoing a change in leadership. The company released a statement Friday announcing the appointment of C. B. Cebulski as editor in chief. Mr. Cebulski is replacing Axel Alonso, who served in that role since... + continue reading
Friday, 17/11/17
What did we talk about on Critical Blast this week? Interviews Brett R. Smith talks about THUMP: THE FIRST BUNDRED DAYS (Interview by RJ Carter) John Dudley talks about PACKS OF THE LOW COUNTRY Kickstarter (Interview by RJ Carter)   Reviews Justice League (Movie Review by Jeff Ritter) THE GREATEST BRICK BUILDS:... + continue reading

Movies

Crimes of Grindelwald
Thursday, 16/11/17
Warner Bros. Pictures announces “FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD” as the title of the second of five all new adventures in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World™.  Opening exactly one year... + continue reading

Television

Gotham 409 Let Them Eat Pie
Friday, 17/11/17
CHICAGO meets SWEENEY TODD in this episode of GOTHAM as Professor Pyg (MICHAEL CERVERIS) moves up from attacking the GCPD cops on Penguin's payroll to the very elite of the city itself. When the... + continue reading

Music

Revvin up the reindeer
Thursday, 16/11/17
What do you get when you mix The Brian Setzer Orchestra; Sharon, Lois & Bram and The Vince Guaraldi Trio? An album that brings together several styles of music in a holiday recording you will... + continue reading

Books

Greatest Brick Builds
Saturday, 11/11/17
I live in a LEGO world. My son has thousands, separated into color-marked drawers. We made a plywood top overlay for one of his play tables and covered it with LEGO base plates. We've worked on some... + continue reading

Comics

Friday, 17/11/17
From The New York Times: Marvel Entertainment, the home of Captain America, Spider-Man and the X-Men, among other colorful heroes, is undergoing a change in leadership. The company released a... + continue reading

Interviews

Packs of the Low Country
Wednesday, 15/11/17
PACKS OF THE LOW COUNTRY is a six-chapter graphic novel set in a world where monsters have, relatively recently, become a reality--the dreamchild of creators John Dudley and Don Cardenas, two... + continue reading

Live Entertainment

Stefanie Kluba, Kathy Fugate and Melanie Kozak in The Hawthorn Player's Production of The Spitfire Grill. Photo Credit: The Hawthorn Players/Ken Clark
Tuesday, 07/11/17
One of the best parts of being a theatre critic is the joy of discovering new venues and new shows. On Nov. 3, 2017, I corrected a long overdue oversight. I grew up in North St. Louis County and... + continue reading

Home Video

WB Christmas
Wednesday, 08/11/17
The Halloween candy bucket is about half-empty now, and the freezer is getting stocked with the groceries we'll need for the upcoming Thanksgiving feast. That means it's time to think about getting... + continue reading

Sports

Friday, 20/10/17
When The Masked Ace was looking at the card for TLC, he was not all that impresed.  There were two big draw matches: the Shield VS Miz, Cesaro, Sheamus, Braun Strowman, and Kane in a TLC match... + continue reading

Geek Chic

November 2017 Bombshell Bean J. Bunny
Wednesday, 01/11/17
Cosplay opens itself to so many genres for creative people who want to bring the otherworldly to reality. Many draw upon comic books and movies. But even more draw upon video games and Japanese anime... + continue reading

Culture

Friday, 17/11/17
What did we talk about on Critical Blast this week? Interviews Brett R. Smith talks about THUMP: THE FIRST BUNDRED DAYS (Interview by RJ Carter) John Dudley talks about PACKS OF THE LOW... + continue reading

Trailers

Friday, 21/07/17
  I want to be upfront and say that I've really never had much of an interest in the Inhumans.  I do think some of the characters can be cool at times (like Karnak and Maximus), and I do... + continue reading

Gaming

Game Jab Isn't Dead! WE LIVE!
Wednesday, 04/10/17
STREAM BEGAN AT 9:00 AM CENTRAL TIME! 10/4/17     Game Jab hasn't died! Zach has decided to take on the Cuphead challenge and is either very determined or very insane for... + continue reading

Toys

RC Pocket Racers Fury
Saturday, 23/09/17
It's September, which means the toy industry is in full court press for the dollars of parents who want to be sure they get their kids the hottest toys on the market. This year one of those toys... + continue reading

Contests

Pretty Little Liars - Complete Series
Wednesday, 08/11/17
The secret is out! All PRETTY LITTLE LIARS msut come to an end! The mystery begins in the small town of Rosewood when four teenage girls -- Aria Montgomery, Hanna Marin, Spencer Hastings and Emily... + continue reading