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Film Surf Report: Five Movies Starring Female Leads That Hollywood Needs To Make Now (And The Sooner, The Better)

Santa Monica, CA — I recently read all six novels of Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea series*, a fantasy series that starts out with a boy becoming a wizard but ends with that boy’s future wife and adopted daughter leading … Continue reading

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Film Surf Report: Super Hero Franchises Save Us From Looking at Our Phones (and from Reading Books – Shazam!)

Santa Monica, CA — With the Dog Days of Summer comes a bit of a lull in big super hero franchise films, so let’s enjoy the respite and look forward to the months (and years) ahead, shall we? Interestingly, DC Comics … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Adaptations Of Podcasts, Games, Graphic Novels & Music Have Hollywood Aflutter (Books Are Still Cool, Though)

Santa Monica, CA — The Adaptation Trend has been in full-swing for several years now as Hollywood seeks to break through all the clutter with Intellectual Property Titles that audiences are already predisposed to like (and will thereby, tune in). … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Super Heroes, Are We Done Yet? (Answer: No, So Stop Asking!)

Santa Monica, CA — Are we there, yet? Are we done with the Super Hero shows? No? Well, I have a suggestion and a few thoughts, and maybe, a List. Meanwhile, I just can’t keep up anymore. There are so … Continue reading

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Film Surf Report: Black Panther Leads A Strong Lineup Of Films For 2018 (Stock Tip: Buy #Disney)

  Santa Monica, CA  — Just renewed my Passport and am ready to travel to Wakanda to hang with Black Panther (and to check on The Winter Soldier who is still frozen) before heading to France to catch up with … Continue reading

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Film Surf Report: Wonder Woman 2 Rescues Audiences with Super Hero Fatigue — 59 Super Movies Thru 2021

Santa Monica, CA — Help Us, Diana, You Are Our Only Hope! Save us from The Joker Origin Story that Warner Bros. and DC Comics want Martin Scorcese to direct. Save us from The Conjuring Universe of films. Save us! Also, … Continue reading

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Film Surf Report: Suddenly, Everyone Is Fighting! Super Heroes Work Out Their Issues

Santa Monica, CA — The theme of the year for Super Hero Franchise Films is Conflict. Batman is going up against Superman.  Captain America and Iron Man seem to be at war.  The X-Men are at it again, but this … Continue reading

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Film Surf Report: Holy Franchise Overload! Sixty-Four Super-ish Movies (And Counting) To Hit Theatres In Next Five Years

      Santa Monica, CA — (Updated 04 April 2016) Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Pictures, Warner Bros. and DC Comics, Sony, Paramount, Universal and Fox wish you to clear your calendars for their upcoming slate of films. Please take no vacations, and if you really … Continue reading

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