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The Times, They Are A-Changin’: Old Media, New Media, How They Shape Our World – And How We Shape Them

(UPDATED: 6/20/2015) Media is changing. Newspapers are going the way of the dinosaurs. The Internet, once praised as a bastion of political activism, has become a battlefield. On Friday, a feature piece published in The New York Times detailed one … Continue reading

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The Hollywood Echo Chamber: Inverse courses of the ‘Captain America’ and ‘Thor’ franchises

Welcome to a new, semi-regular column where I analyze movies past, present and future that seem more-or-less separate at idea-birth. Hollywood is a great big bubble (or womb, to keep the metaphor going) and some ideas keep repeating and cycling out. … Continue reading

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Sam Flynn’s 7: The Week in Pop Culture – April 25 – May 1

The week is long and hard, that’s why every Friday, you can relax and catch up on everything you need to know in Hollywood and beyond with Sam Flynn’s 7, my breakdown and analysis of the week in film and TV. … Continue reading

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Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) – Review

Avengers: Age of Ultron (May 1 , 2015) If you’re playing music, turn down the volume. Steady your breathing. Can you hear it? That’s the sound of Ultron breaking box office records like he breaks buildings in the superhero sequel. … Continue reading

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The Hollywood Echo Chamber: Bizarrely Similar Storylines of ‘Avengers’ and ‘Justice League’ films

Welcome to a new, semi-regular column where I analyze movies past, present and future that seem more-or-less separate at idea birth. Hollywood is a great big bubble (or womb, to keep the metaphor going) and some ideas keep repeating and cycling … Continue reading

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10 Blockbusters in 2015 With the Most Potential To Be Awesome or Terrible

Here’s the films that I predict will dominate the blockbuster conversation in 2015. These franchise-starters, continuers, sequels, reboots, re-quels etc. is Hollywood’s way of basically saying “More is more, right?” Disclaimer: if you disagree with my picks, that’s totally cool. … Continue reading

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The 3 Essentials (and 2 non-essentials) of film in 2015

PHOTO FROM thecrunchnews.in/2014/12/31/2015-films-avengers-2-jurassic-world-seven-must-see-films-to-watch/ 1. Established properties rule the day Surprise, surprise, you can’t write a column about 2015 in movies without first mentioning the elephants in the room: the return of the Avengers and the War for Stars. This is … Continue reading

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