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The State of the Comic Book Industry (Part Two)
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Captain America ExcerptIn the second part of Neil Turitz’s examination of the comic industry, he focuses on the juggernaut that is Marvel Comics. While it’s easily the number one company in the industry, that doesn’t mean its immune to some of the most basic problems that plagues an industry like this.

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The Legacy Of the Legendary Uwe Boll
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Uwe Boll excerptTurn out the lights and call the cops. Uwe Boll is retiring. The man who literally fought his critics and was behind several of what have been called the worst films ever made is stepping away from the camera, not out of shame, but because he says the market is no longer viable.

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The Wonderful Terrible Life of Billy Bush
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There’s been a lot of talk over the last week about a certain video that came out, on which we heard and saw some pretty vile stuff. The aftermath hasn’t really shaken out the way I initially thought it would, although it has led to major career issues for one of the participants. I’m talking, of course, about Billy Bush.

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Our Brand Spankin’ New Star System
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Margot Robbie ExcerptOver the years, the whole idea of being a movie star has changed. Whereas there used to be genuine stars whose very presence in a picture could almost guarantee a sizable audience, that’s not really the case anymore. At least, that’s what the major studios would probably have you believe.

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And Thus, Awards Season Begins
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The long and short of it is that, like it or lump it, awards season has begun. Unofficially, perhaps, but begun it has. The good news is that this now means there are a whole lot of good flicks in our collective future. The bad news is that this is pretty much all we’re going to be hearing about for the next half a year or so.

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The Interesting Thing About This Year’s Box Office Numbers
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secret life of pets excerptSome recent articles have suggested that the 2016 box office is on pace to be the second-best ever. The thing is, there’s a lot more to this than the surface numbers might suggest, but that’s the great thing about numbers: more often than not, you can make them work to your advantage and tell a story that you want them to tell.