Author: Al Rosenberg

Dark Tower Forgot the Face of Its Father

It’s really hard to talk about a bad break-up. Especially when you’ve invested so much in the relationship and gotten so little in return. So forgive me as I find the words to tell you all about The Dark Tower movie. The Dark Tower Nikolaj Arcel (director), Rasmus Videbæk (cinematography), Alan Edward Bell, Dan Zimmerman (editors) Nikolaj Arcel, Akiva Goldsman, Jeff Pinkner,Anders Thomas Jensen (screenplay), adapted from The Dark Tower by Stephen King Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor, Claudia Kim, Fran Kranz, Abbey Lee, Jackie Earle Haley (cast) Released August 4, 2017 (USA) I started reading The Dark Tower series...

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Mangaka: Play with Your Comics

My day job is at a millennial tech start-up. We talk a lot about “how to get people to engage with each other” and there are so many ways and reasons and I have found a great one: Mangaka. Over two years ago, I interviewed Mangaka lead designer Jason Thompson and producer Jumana Al Hashal about the game and their decision to fund it through Kickstarter. Al Hashal told me then, “We always get asked if you have to be good at drawing to play, and the answer is no, much like you don’t need to be a musician to play...

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Castlevania: All the Gore You Need

Gamers had a lot of reasons to worry when Netflix announced they’d be making a Castlevania animated series. What adaptation have we ever been given that hasn’t disappointed? However, in early July I watched as Vlad Dracula Tepes unleashed his hellish armies upon the human citizens of Wallachia and I could not have been happier. Castlevania Writer: Warren Ellis Netflix July 7, 2017 The series is essentially an 80 minute movie divided into four episodes, and those episodes are given a lot of room to breathe. The plot is revealed over the course of the entire first episode and the...

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Previously on Comics: Rosa for America Chavez

Oh, hello there! As you saw last week, WWAC was hanging out at TCAF and catching up on comics. So, let’s see what there is to know now (plus my bid for who should play America Chavez in a screen adaptation). All That’s Fit to Read Adventure Time and Regular Show will finally get the crossover that fans have been calling for, in comic form. Though I’m a huge fan of AT, and indifferent to Regular, I’m hoping it goes better than the Steven Universe/Uncle Grandpa crossover. Tapas, formerly Tapastic, is causing an uproar in the webcomics industry with their new terms of service. The...

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