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  • No mortal man has ever heard the ancient saying: “One beard to rule them all, one beard to find them, one beard to bring them all, and in the darkness bind them.” But it still rings true to this day. In fact these dwarves, and their beards, threaten to cause a dark envy to creep up from the depths of Mordor itself and consume any man who lingers too long in their presence. That being said, here are the top five Dwarf beards from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.   Gloin Gloin’s beard is as matchless as they come. I’ve had a lot of friends with great beards, but nothing that rivals the immaculate metal clad beard-ness that is Gloin’s […]

    The Hobbit: An Unexpected Beard Envy

    No mortal man has ever heard the ancient saying: “One beard to rule them all, one beard to find them, one beard to bring them all, and in the darkness bind them.” But it still rings true to this day. In fact these dwarves, and their beards, threaten to cause a dark envy to creep up from the depths of Mordor itself and consume any man who lingers too long in their presence. That being said, here are the top five Dwarf beards from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.   Gloin Gloin’s beard is as matchless as they come. I’ve had a lot of friends with great beards, but nothing that rivals the immaculate metal clad beard-ness that is Gloin’s […]

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  • Written and directed by Eli Craig, this horror/comedy hybrid film made its debut in 2010 to a small circuit of film festivals and independent theaters to the feverish acclaim of critics and fans alike. With it having been recently released onto Netflix Instant streaming and other on-demand video services, now is the perfect time to revisit this raucous, moonshine-fueled, bloody, laugh fest. Lovable Rednecks The film stars Alan Tudyk and Tyler Labine who play Tucker and Dale respectively. Admittedly, I was first drawn to this film due solely to the fact that Tudyk was headlining as a loveable redneck. I was pleasantly surprised that this movie could deliver on all of the promises made in the trailer. Unique Plot Plot-wise, […]

    Tucker and Dale VS Evil: An Ode To Horror History

    Written and directed by Eli Craig, this horror/comedy hybrid film made its debut in 2010 to a small circuit of film festivals and independent theaters to the feverish acclaim of critics and fans alike. With it having been recently released onto Netflix Instant streaming and other on-demand video services, now is the perfect time to revisit this raucous, moonshine-fueled, bloody, laugh fest. Lovable Rednecks The film stars Alan Tudyk and Tyler Labine who play Tucker and Dale respectively. Admittedly, I was first drawn to this film due solely to the fact that Tudyk was headlining as a loveable redneck. I was pleasantly surprised that this movie could deliver on all of the promises made in the trailer. Unique Plot Plot-wise, […]

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  • Hollywood surely loves their comic book movies, particularly during the summer. It’s not hard to understand why. This year, “The Avengers,” which is essentially an amalgamation of comic book movies past, became the third highest grossing movie of all time, and reached that status in just five weeks. “The Avengers” had one other thing going for it: It’s actually pretty good. This is frankly pretty rare for cinematic adaptations of comic books, but there are exceptions. Here are ten of the best film adaptations of comic books. American Splendor Not ALL comic book movies are blockbusters. This wildly original 2003 film, based on the comics of Harvey Pekar, blends fiction and documentary footage to provide an incisive look at the […]

    Best Comic Book Adaptations

    Hollywood surely loves their comic book movies, particularly during the summer. It’s not hard to understand why. This year, “The Avengers,” which is essentially an amalgamation of comic book movies past, became the third highest grossing movie of all time, and reached that status in just five weeks. “The Avengers” had one other thing going for it: It’s actually pretty good. This is frankly pretty rare for cinematic adaptations of comic books, but there are exceptions. Here are ten of the best film adaptations of comic books. American Splendor Not ALL comic book movies are blockbusters. This wildly original 2003 film, based on the comics of Harvey Pekar, blends fiction and documentary footage to provide an incisive look at the […]

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