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Green Lantern (2011), a recap (part 3 of 9)

Previously: Abin Sur was surprised at home by a visit from his old friend Parallax, which left him nearly dead and on his way to Earth to find a new Green Lantern. And we met Hal Jordan and watched him do a test flight that left him nearly dead; his plane crashed and presumably so did Ferris Aircraft’s stock...

DC Comics’ Legends #3

When we last left the DC Universe, Billy Batson was traumatized, Robin was brutalized, Cosmic Boy was cast aside, and Blue Beetle almost died. Oh, and President Ronald Reagan told Superman he was suspending all super heroic activity in the…

DC Comics’ Legends #2

Last time on DC’s Legends: Darkseid decided to destroy not only the world’s heroes but the very concept of heroism itself, depriving Earth of its legends. To this end Desaad, set into motion a master plan involving minions Bedlam…

Comparing the sci-fi bars

A bar or tavern in a sci-fi space opera setting can be a lot of things. It can be a place of potential danger, as in the Mos Eisley Cantina in Star Wars. It can be a place of opportunity…

Pet Sematary (1989)

Because a new film version of Stephen King’s classic 1983 book Pet Sematary is due in cinemas in a few days, I decided to take a look at the film version, which hit theaters in 1989. There were already numerous…