Tagged: Dark Horse Comics

300: Rise of an Empire (2014)

“So noticing that its successor 300: Rise of an Empire has actually attempted to be a story about something deeper, with multiple layers, symbolism, and themes, I’m at a loss to decide whether or not that’s actually a good thing.”

VIDEO: Mystery Men (1999)

Solkir explains what he’s been up to for the past few months, and then discusses Mystery Men, based on a comic book you’ve never heard of, starring Ben Stiller, Hank Azaria, William H. Macy, and Janeane Garofalo as a team of second-rate superheroes with mostly useless powers.

VIDEO: The Mask (1994)

It’s the debut of the Graphic Novel Picture Show, where your host Solkir presents a retrospective of the history of comic book movies! In this episode, he looks at Jim Carrey and Cameron Diaz
in the 1994 adaptation of the Dark Horse comic The Mask, about a guy who puts on the Mask of Loki and gains the ability to alter reality, and discusses how the movie measures up to its source material.

VIDEO: Hellboy (2004)

Ron Perlman is a young demon summoned from hell during WWII to be a secret Axis weapon, but instead gets captured by American forces to use his powers for good. When Nazis return sixty years later, Hellboy and his elite super-powered defense team are humanity’s only hope!