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Review: 2011 Mid-Ohio Comic-Con

 Jim Lauwers Review: 2011 Mid-Ohio Comic-Con

This weekend, thousands of comic book fan -boys, -girls, and -kids descended upon the Greater Columbus Convention Center for the Wizard World 2011 Mid-Ohio Comics Convention. A celebration of all things “comics,” Mid-Ohio Comic-Con wasn’t limited to serialized graphic novels. Webcomics, movies, and television were all represented by both fan groups who attended en masse […]

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Film Review: Trollhunter

 Jim Lauwers

There are three things about Trollhunter that will allow its target audience to make a decision before finishing this paragraph. 1) It’s being released by Magnet, which handles the foreign releases for Magnolia Pictures. 2) It’s a Finnish film [subtitled] that mixes pre-Christian legends with black humor. 3) Chris Columbus has already acquired rights to […]

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Music Review: Girl Talk – All Day

 Jim Lauwers

There are those who would say that the mashup (or “bastard pop” as it was originally known) had been done to death by 2007. That the best artists had moved on, that everything had been done, that the genre itself had been a gimmick whose novelty had worn off.

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Watchmen Review by JimL2

 Jim Lauwers

“You’ve drifted away from what it means to be human. And without that, all we are is cause-and-effect. We become ghosts in a fog.” -Laurie Juspeyczk, Watchmen “im gonna kick Snyder in the balls and film it slow mo” -wookie1972, Ain’t It Cool News Don’t you just love it when movies provide you with the […]

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OHAYOCON: Part I

 Jim Lauwers

Ohayocon is an unsettling and tumultuous event. A jar of Goober PB&J, with desperate loneliness replacing the peanut butter, and a cloying, trusting love replacing the Jelly. Ohayocon is the biggest meeting of Anime fans in Ohio. Ohayocon is a planet orbiting a star, with a large asteroid belt orbiting it. None of which, by […]

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My Name is Bruce

 Jim Lauwers

  MY NAME IS BRUCE  Movie Review     My Name is Bruce will be playing at the Landmark Gateway Theater starting Wednesday, November 19th. Showings at 1:00pm, 3:15pm, 5:30pm, 7:45pm, 9:50pm, and Midnight.  Bruce will be holding a live Q&A after the 7:45pm and 9:50pm showings, although according to the theater’s website those showings […]

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Interview with Bruce Campbell

 Jim Lauwers Interview with Bruce Campbell

Bruce Campbell Interview Featuring JimL2 as the one trying not to choke on his own tongue. Walker Evans as His Boss. And Walker’s son Desi as “the distracting noises in the background.” My Name is Bruce will be playing at the Landmark Gateway Theater starting Wednesday, November 19th. Showings at 1:00pm, 3:15pm, 5:30pm, 7:45pm, 9:50pm, […]

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