Review: ‘Gangster Squad’ is Brainless Fun

That sums it up pretty well, actually. Huh. I guess the review’s over. You can all go back to Facebook or Twitter or whatever. No, wait, please stay, we need you. I mean, whatever. Gangster Squad (2013): The Plot: BASED ON A TRUE STORY!!!1! Los Angeles, 1949. New York gangster Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn) has…

About the Writers

James Melville—Rooster Illusion, Main Guy Rooster Illusion himself. Cannot actually do any magic tricks. Sarah Lawrence—SciFridays, Site Artist Sarah is a woman with style, talent, and a keen appreciation of weird animal combinations. She’s the designer of the sweet site header at the top of the page, as well as the eye-watering (like mouth-watering, only…

Capes on Camera: A Punisher Triple Feature

On March 18th, Daredevil returns for the second season of its Netflix show. Joining the Man Without Fear and company as season 2’s primary adversary is Marvel’s favorite, skull shirt-clad antihero The Punisher. Created by writer Gerry Conway and artist John Romita Sr. in the pages of Amazing Spider-Man #129 in 1974, The Punisher was Marvel’s reflection of the…