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esoTarik

esoTarik #9: ‘The Best Man Holiday’ is a Kick in the Face to Mainstream Press

November 21, 2013

The Best Man Holiday trumped analyst estimates at the box office. But why is that such a shock to the mainstream press? In esoTarik Episode #9, Tarik Davis debunks the [...]

Film & Movies

R2-D2 stages comeback in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ – J.J. Abrams’ next Clone

November 20, 2013

R2-D2 is coming back to Star Wars! I bet you’re thinking, “Hey, I could of guessed that.” After all, R2-D2 and C3P0 are the glue that unifies the original Star [...]

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Movie Review: ‘Thor: The Dark World’ will win over Midgard’s Marvel Fans

November 8, 2013

The first Thor was a commendable effort in superhero films. It did what it was supposed to, which was open the boundaries of the Marvel film universe from the confines [...]

DVD & Blu-ray Reviews

‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ Extended Edition adds Tolkien tunes but little else

November 7, 2013

Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit films have been taking a lot of flack in the press. First, the moviegoers griped when they heard the book would be split into three films: [...]

Film & Movies

‘Thor’ star Jaimie Alexander sets sights on ‘Wonder Woman’ and ‘Batman Vs. Superman’

November 4, 2013

Jaimie Alexander, who stars as Lady Sif in Thor: The Dark World, is vying for the role of Wonder Woman in Warner Bros upcoming Batman vs Superman flick as well [...]

3D Blu-ray

Cars 3D Blu-ray: Ultimate Collector’s Edition

October 30, 2013

When it comes to memorable Pixar movies, who can forget Cars? No, it’s not because of the abysmal sequel nor because Larry the Cable Guy (as Mater) voiced one of [...]

Movie Trailers

Trailer Focus: ‘X-Men Days of Future Past’ Brings New ‘Hope’

October 29, 2013

“We need you to hope again.” Professor X of the Future Whether you’re reading Marvel or DC Comics, time travel story arcs can be a total mind crush. This guy [...]

Comedy

esoTarik Episode #4: A Plea for Eddie Murphy

October 28, 2013

Remember Beverly Hills Cop, Coming to America and Golden Child? It was the Golden Age of Eddie Murphy comedy, long before the tragic plague of Pluto Nash and Norbit. It [...]

Comedy

esoTarik Episode #3: ‘Trading Places’ would NOT get made in today’s Comedy Culture

October 23, 2013

Remember Trading Places with Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd? It was the biting satire of the 80s that changed the landscape for comedy. In the latest episode of esoTarik, Tarik [...]

Critic Review

Movie Review: Get Caught Up in Earth’s ‘Gravity’

October 4, 2013

When the debris of a mishandled destruction of a satellite showers a group of astronauts in orbit on a routine Hubble Space Telescope mission, it hails down, shredding everything in its path. [...]