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MondoCon announces line-up!

3:20 pm Aug. 6, 2015

October 3 and 4, The Marchesa Hall & Theater will be overrun with artists, panels and exhibitors for MondoCon 2015, the art/design/toy/film/music celebration sponsored by the Mondo division of the Alamo Drafthouse empire. There will

‘Fantastic Four’ lives up to its bad buzz (Our grade: D)

1:23 pm Aug. 6, 2015

Rene Rodriguez – Miami Herald

Most comic-book movies are grounded in some degree of realism, to counterbalance the over-the-top nature of their source material. “Fantastic Four” goes the other way. This second attempt by 20th Century

‘The Gift’ is a smart thriller (Our grade: B)

1:15 pm Aug. 6, 2015

Rick Bently – The Fresno Bee

“The Gift” is old-fashioned in the way it conjures up scares. It’s filled with creepy characters who are one emotional jolt from going over the edge, scares that come more

Watch: The new ‘Deadpool’ trailer is definitely R-rated

5:29 pm Aug. 4, 2015

Update: The wait is over. The full trailer for “Deadpool” is finally here, featuring Ryan Reynolds’ take on the Merc With a Mouth.

You can watch the red-band trailer below. WARNING: This video contains graphic language and content and