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Calendar, Night&Day "Batman: Yesterday and Tomorrow"

"Batman: Yesterday and Tomorrow"

Batman is many things to many people: hero, gay icon, debonair billionaire, foiler of world-domination plans. He's also an historical figure suitable for course credit and maybe the guy who prevented you from being slowly lowered into that vat of…
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Film, Man on Man Action

Man on Man Action

Long ago there reigned a clan of Speedo-wearing militaristic psychopaths called the Spartans. They lived beneath a copper-colored sky, on a copper-colored land, amid copper-colored fields, in copper-colored homes made from copper-colored stone. Legend has it they would outline their…
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Home Entertainment, DVDish Love the <i>Sin </i>

Love the Sin

Sin City: Recut, Extended, Unrated (Buena Vista) Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller's near frame-for-frame adaptation of Miller's bone-crunching comics finally gets a rewarding DVD treatment, following a shamefully sparse edition earlier this year. The theatrical cut boasts two commentary tracks…
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Film, Color Bind

Color Bind

If nothing else, Robert Rodriguez's Sin City, co-directed with Frank Miller (and Quentin Tarantino, for a few seconds), will be remembered as the most faithful comic-book adaptation ever put on film (or high-def video, anyway). Rodriguez uses Miller's hypernoir serial,…
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Culture, Stuff Dark Victory

Dark Victory

It is December 5, the day AOL Time Warner-owned DC Comics has been anxiously awaiting for almost 15 years--the day writer-illustrator Frank Miller once more dons cape and cowl to resurrect the Dark Knight, his fiercely rendered vision of an…
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Culture, Stuff Revenge of The Fanboy

Revenge of The Fanboy

There exists deep within any man who once read comic books and collected them--protected them, actually, with plastic sleeves and cardboard backs and boxes that fought off the yellowing of time--the mythical being known as The Fanboy. A long time…
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Culture, Stuff Stuff: Fatal Femmes

Stuff: Fatal Femmes

The following is a list of women who have been raped, mutilated, tortured, enslaved, crippled or murdered -- and often, all of the above. In some cases these women have also suffered miscarriages, been rendered infertile, contracted horrific diseases and…
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