Tag: B-Movies

The Cult-erion Collection: The 10 Weirdest Films You Can Watch on Filmstruck

Launched in November, Filmstruck is a new US streaming service featuring classic and foreign films. The product of a partnership between Turner Classic Movies and The Criterion Channel, Filmstruck is an oasis in the desert for cinephiles and thinkpiece writers bemoaning the absence of Casablanca and Citizen Kane on Netflix. (Though Filmstruck doesn’t have them…

Archie's Weird Mysteries. Cartoon. TV Show. 1999-2000.

Revisiting Archie’s Weird Mysteries

Archie’s Weird Mysteries is an American cartoon show that ran from 1999 to 2000 on Teletoon here in Canada (PAX in the United States) and was produced by DIC Entertainment. Whenever Archie is brought up, I always gush, recalling the childhood television show that I adored (far more than the comics, I’d add), watching with my siblings and singing along…

Modesty Blaise movie (1966) starring Monica Vitti and Terence Stamp

Her Name is Modesty … Modesty Blaise

I am a huge fan of Modesty Blaise. The cheap description of the character is “the female James Bond,” but oh, Modesty is so much more than that. She was born in 1963, when writer Peter O’Donnell and illustrator Jim Holdaway brought to British newspaper strip comics—and later novels—her adventures in subterfuge and action and capers that took…

Star Wars Darth Vader #1 Kieron Gillen (writer), Marvel Comics, 2015 - fi

Review: Darth Vader #1

Darth Vader #1 Writer: Kieron Gillen (W), Salvatore Larroca (A), Adi Granov (cover) Marvel Comics February 11, 2015 (This essay contains minor plot spoilers for Darth Vader #1.) Last month, I raved about how much fun I had reading Star Wars #1. In that piece, I mentioned enjoying something cool Darth Vader did, and talked…

stock: Weird Horrors, digital comics museum

September Staff Picks: Books!

Broken Monsters Lauren Beukes Little, Brown and Company From the author of The Shining Girls, the newest book follows female homicide detective Gabi Versado as she tangles with failed-artist-turned-murderer Clayton Broom. I enjoyed the creepiness of The Shining Girls and it sounds like Broken Monsters follows the same path. — Brenda