Action Flick Chick ~ June 18, 2013
Man of Steel is crushing the box office, but is it really worth it? Will DC finally venture out to other superheroes if this movie does well? I certainly hope…
Action Flick Chick ~ June 15, 2013
It’s almost never a good thing when someone says, “You got a pretty mouth.” Be it either in film or real life, if you hear those magical words it’s probably…
Action Flick Chick ~ June 12, 2013
In 2022, people will no longer have to find an appropriate, law abiding outlet for all of their pent up aggression- the purge will provide an outlet for them. The…
Action Flick Chick ~ June 11, 2013
Lionsgate has finally given a release date for The Expendables 3- mid-August, 2014. The second installment outdid the first one in both the action and the fun department, and if…
Action Flick Chick ~ June 6, 2013
Starz knew right away that they had a hit on their hands with Da Vinci’s Demons, blending historical fiction with Assassin’s Creed II-ish intrigue in renaissance Italy. Season one has…
Action Flick Chick ~ June 5, 2013
Danny Trejo reprises his role as Machete, a machete-wielding bad ass, in Machete Kills . The first film was insanely fun and insanely bloody, and the sequel seems to, at the…
Action Flick Chick ~ June 1, 2013
Thanks to the success of Fast & Furious 4 we’ve seen a resurgence of movies that run on Diesel. Case in point, two of his somewhat popular previous movies, xXx…
Action Flick Chick ~ May 29, 2013
Director Edgar Wright and his leading boys Simon Pegg and Nick Frost may not specialize in action movies, per se, but their hellaciously hilarious comedies always have a healthy dose…
Action Flick Chick ~ May 27, 2013
(Spoilers below, but it’s for a Fast & Furious movie, so it’s not like the story is that big of a deal) The Fast & Furious franchise is the…
Good to Be a Geek ~ May 26, 2013
Freddy Jones: With these cameras set up around the house, we’ll be able to watch and record anything that comes after my dad. There’s only one problem; I’m a trap guy. I have absolutely no idea how this stuff works.
Velma Dinkley: Don’t worry. I’ve been stripping dielectric insulation off my coax since before I could walk. Get ready to worship The Velma!
Good to Be a Geek ~ May 26, 2013
The HBO television series, Game of Thrones, has returned with Season 3. Also returning is Storm of Words, a Game of Thrones podcast! We’re back every week to discuss the latest episodes of the series and delve into the world George R.R. Martin created through his novels.
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Action Flick Chick ~ May 24, 2013
Fast & Furious 6 is out this weekend, and if you’re an action junkie like yours truly, you’re probably super pumped. This flick reunites previous Fast/Furious cast members for what…
admin ~ May 22, 2013
In the graphic novel Batman: The Killing Joke, the Joker shot and paralyzed Barbara Gordon, the superheroine known as Batgirl. After years in a wheelchair fighting for justice as the computer expert called Oracle, Barbara regained the ability to walk. Dr. Letamendi advises comic book writer Gail Simone on trauma recovery and appears in comics as Barbara’s therapist.
Action Flick Chick ~ May 21, 2013
This review is coming from someone (me) who has not seen any of the previous Star Trek shows or movies outside of J.J. Abrams’ 2009 Star Trek, so I will…
Action Flick Chick ~ May 20, 2013
With Star Trek Into Darkness out this weekend, and Captain America: The Winter Soldier coming soon, it seemed appropriate to go back and check out a work featuring two stars…
Action Flick Chick ~ May 16, 2013
How long could a person actually survive floating freely in space? We’ll get Hollywood’s answer with the upcoming film Gravity. Sandra Bullock and George Clooney star as astronauts who experience…
Action Flick Chick ~ May 13, 2013
All right, so Arrested Development is a little outside of the normal AFC wheelhouse, but I’m covering it because I freaking love it and can’t believe it’ll be back in…
Good to Be a Geek ~ May 12, 2013
Michael: It’s just hard to accept that it’s really come to begging.
George: Sometimes, it’s the only way to stay in the game.
Narrator (Ron Howard): Please, tell your friends about this show!
Ron Howard, we did. We looked the other way, for a just a second, and they snatched Arrested Development from our sti… Read more..
admin ~ May 11, 2013
In Iron Man 3, Tony Stark suffers repeated panic attacks and numerous symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Are his problems indicative of any specific mental illness from a clinical perspective? Andrea Letamendi (Batgirl’s therapist and Marvel Augmented Reality expert) shares her perspective on Stark’s fictional history and new mental disturbance.
Action Flick Chick ~ May 8, 2013
You may know Jason Statham’s newest film by the working title Hummingbird (as it’s still listed on IMDB) instead of Redemption, but, according to the poster and trailer, it seems the flick…
admin ~ May 6, 2013
People are tweeting reactions to the Iron Man 3 depiction of Tony Stark as a man haunted by events of The Avengers motion picture and now suffering from anxiety attacks and various posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms. Some scoff as if anxiety diminishes the armored superhero while others praise the film for helping to combat stigma over issues of mental health.
Action Flick Chick ~ May 6, 2013
Bottom line: Iron Man 3 is awesome. I know it, you know it, and the box office knows it. Rather than break down its pros and cons like every other…
admin ~ May 4, 2013
In Iron Man 3, superhero and supergenius Tony Stark sleeps little, suffers anxiety attacks, refuses to discuss his experiences from the previous film (2012’s The Avengers), and tries to avoid even thinking about them, and yet he says he does not have PTSD, but how would he know? What are the symptoms of PTSD and how extremely does Iron Man demonstrate any by DSM criteria?