just the basics: Hot Spot

Hot Spot The Fire-Fightin’ Dogged Dalmatian Released in 1993 Something about Dalmatians has always appealed to me. Sure, Disney films may have had something to do with it, but I honestly think it has more to do with their reputation to aid firemen in saving people from unforgiving fires. I like their sleek coats and […]

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just the basics: Mona Lisa

Mona Lisa The Lovely Lizard Lady Released in 1993 It has been said that behind every great turtle, there is a great lizard woman…or something to that effect.  The point is, is that for Raphael, there is Mona Lisa. Mona made her appearance way back in the season four episode, “Raphael Meets His Match”, of […]

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just the basics: Scratch

Scratch The Crafty Crook Cat Released in 1993   If you’re a collector, you already know all about Scratch the cat. Let me get the obvious stuff out of the way: He’s a cat wearing black and white prison coveralls. He’s got the standard seven points of articulation. He’s a human/ cat hybrid mutant guy […]

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we are spider-man

I don’t really understand why it’s so cool to hate nowadays. Yes, I am talking about movies, a subjective medium and work of art that conjure up feelings and emotions that will only resonate with a single person, while also resonating with every single person that views it. I try my hardest to be as […]

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Hellboy trailer

I’m going to be honest here, I don’t know squat about Hellboy. While I have seen the two previous Hellboy films, directed by Guillermo del Toro, the character of Hellboy has never been on my radar. Well, that may change this April as a brand new Hellboy film is set to release on April 12th, […]

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Aquaman review

Hey, remember when every threw a fit over this image? Yeah, let’s just all try to chill out about movies until we see them, okay? DC Films has been making their case for solo superhero films since 2013’s Man of Steel. What works for that film in terms of the fabled shared “cinematic universe” that […]

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just the basics: The Neutrinos

The Neutrinos  Way back in 1987, during the first season of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series, we saw the debut of the intergalactic hot rodding teenagers from Dimension X; Zak, Dask and Kala, otherwise known as the Neutrinos. Zak The Time-Traveling Teen from Dimension X Released in 1992     Dask The Dude […]

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