Three Jokers #3
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Posted by RJ Carter
Warning: This review will contain major spoilers for BATMAN: THREE JOKERS #3. There's a part of me that wants to review BATMAN: THREE JOKERS based solely on the three issues of the series. That may sound odd to some, but you have to place the story in its original context: that it has been... + continue reading
Toys of Terror
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Posted by Damascus Mincemeyer
The idea of utilizing toys, dolls and puppets as the antagonists in horror films is a risky endeavor for filmmakers. While it’s true that such figures oftentimes contain an inherent creepiness to them--who hasn’t been convinced the round, unblinking eyes of a doll have watched them from afar?--the... + continue reading
Black Lightning 2 and 3
Monday, October 26, 2020
Posted by Critical Blast Staff
This week's giveaway is a double bonus for whomever is selected at random as our winner. Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) is the electrifying hero of Freeland in this CW series based on the DC Comics character BLACK LIGHTNING, created by Tony Isabella with Trevor Von Eeden. Together with his... + continue reading
Grimm tales of Terror 2020 Halloween Special
Sunday, October 25, 2020
Posted by RJ Carter
Keres, Goddess of Death, hosts another GRIMM TALES OF TERROR anthology, just in time for Halloween. The horror anthology comic has long been a staple of the comic book industry -- playing a large role in what nearly killed it during the Wertham era, and then a regular go-to for twist-ending shorts... + continue reading
Black Lightning Season 2 and 3
Sunday, October 25, 2020
Posted by RJ Carter
I can't recall the last time two seasons of an ongoing television show have been released back-to-back, but that's what Warner Brothers is doing with their CW superhero show, BLACK LIGHTNING, a series that began outside of the Arrowverse of their other DC Comics-inspired series that later became... + continue reading
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Three Jokers #3
Thursday, 29/10/20
Warning: This review will contain major spoilers for BATMAN: THREE JOKERS #3. There's a part of me that wants to review BATMAN: THREE JOKERS based solely on the three issues of the series. That may sound odd to some, but you have to place the story in its original context: that it has been anticipated story for several years now, ever since... + continue reading
Toys of Terror
Tuesday, 27/10/20
The idea of utilizing toys, dolls and puppets as the antagonists in horror films is a risky endeavor for filmmakers. While it’s true that such figures oftentimes contain an inherent creepiness to them--who hasn’t been convinced the round, unblinking eyes of a doll have watched them from afar?--the absurdity in making a mere child’s bauble the... + continue reading

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Toys of Terror
Tuesday, 27/10/20
The idea of utilizing toys, dolls and puppets as the antagonists in horror films is a risky endeavor for filmmakers. While it’s true that such figures oftentimes contain an inherent creepiness to... + continue reading

Television

Black Lightning Season 2 and 3
Sunday, 25/10/20
I can't recall the last time two seasons of an ongoing television show have been released back-to-back, but that's what Warner Brothers is doing with their CW superhero show, BLACK LIGHTNING, a... + continue reading

Music

Ricky Byrd, Sobering Times
Sunday, 04/10/20
Whenever I set about to review an album or CD, I always include in my review any sonic attribute I feel compelled to mention for those of the audiophile faith, as I like to know these things... + continue reading

Comics

Three Jokers #3
Thursday, 29/10/20
Warning: This review will contain major spoilers for BATMAN: THREE JOKERS #3. There's a part of me that wants to review BATMAN: THREE JOKERS based solely on the three issues of the series. That... + continue reading

Interviews

Amulet Kazu Kabuishi
Sunday, 27/09/20
Between FLIGHT, COPPER, paperback cover illustrations of the Harry Potter books, and eight volumes of the best-selling graphic novel AMULET (with a ninth in the works), writer/artist Kazu Kibuishi is... + continue reading

Live Entertainment

Melissa Felps (let) as Princess Philoclea, Clayton Humburg as the Amazon Cleophila, and the Arcadians, singing "Our Lips Are Sealed," in New Line Theatre's HEAD OVER HEELS, 2020. Photo credit: Jill Ritter Lindberg.
Tuesday, 10/03/20
If you've never attended a New Line Theatre musical, Head Over Heels, a fun “jukebox” musical conceived and written by Avenue Q's Jeff Whitty and adapted by James Magruder, would be a... + continue reading

Home Video

They Reach BD
Friday, 23/10/20
Ahhhh, sweet nostalgia. To yearn for those simple, bygone days of Camaros with cassette decks, high school science projects and hopeless crushes, of listening to Heart LP’s and praying a freshly-... + continue reading

Sports

Benefits of Playing College Sports
Friday, 02/10/20
College life is unarguably one of the most refined and fantastic experiences for a person. However, remember, college is not just for studying and getting good grades. Indulging yourself in sports... + continue reading

Geek Chic

Katy DeCobray Bombshell October 2020
Thursday, 01/10/20
Every month the staff at Critical Blast combs the cosplay community for up-and-coming cosplayers who deserve to have a broader audience for their work, taking into account not only costuming skills... + continue reading

Culture

Vaping
Friday, 23/10/20
Vaping has become common among many people, and this is because of the benefits it has over smoking. It is quite different from smoking cigarettes since it involves the inhaling of vapor instead of... + continue reading

Trailers

Greatland Trailer poster
Friday, 23/10/20
GREATLAND is the film that 2020 demanded be made. Imagine the stated dream of every protester made manifest -- a phantasmagorical Utopia absent of genders and judgments, draped in candy-coated... + continue reading

Gaming

Samsung Galaxy Fold
Wednesday, 16/09/20
When it comes to which gaming platform we like to play on, most of us need to first consider the cost. While some might be fortunate enough to be able to drop the cash for every system under the sun... + continue reading

Toys

Shazam - Magic and Monsters
Friday, 26/06/20
We saw this hinted at in the last LEGO BATMAN animated movie, FAMILY MATTERS. It was more than just an Easter Egg when Batman received assistance from a young boy named Billy Batson, as was revealed... + continue reading

Contests

Black Lightning 2 and 3
Monday, 26/10/20
This week's giveaway is a double bonus for whomever is selected at random as our winner. Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) is the electrifying hero of Freeland in this CW series based on the DC... + continue reading