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Class of 1984: “All of Me”

by Nick Rogerson August 27, 2014
Under director Carl Reiner’s devilishly deft touch, "All of Me" is 1944 by way of 1984, but its true timelessness emanates in Steve Martin's epic performance.
The Walking Dead, Season 3

Post Mortem: The Walking Dead, Season Three

by Ben Johnsonon August 25, 2014
With the release on DVD and Blu Ray of what may be the finest season of "The Walking Dead" yet, The Film Yap takes a look back at the hard lessons learned from the series' fatally flawed Season Three.

Scarlett Johansson in Captain America: The Winter Soldier

“Guardians” and Women in Superhero Movies

by Joe Sheareron August 21, 2014
Film Yap writer Joe Shearer and filmmaker Kate Chaplin discuss "Guardians of the Galaxy" and the role of women in the modern comic book movie.

Gen Con Convention Diary

by Ben Johnsonon August 14, 2014
Film Yapper Ben Johnson embarks on his annual pilgrimage to Gen Con. This is his story.

Robin Williams committed suicide Aug. 11, 2014

I Owe Robin Williams

by Joe Sheareron August 12, 2014
Robin Williams passed away Aug. 11, 2014. We all owe him a debt of gratitude for what he has brought to our lives.

The 8 Worst Comic-Book Movie Canon Changes, Part 2

by Joe Sheareron August 4, 2014
From Batman to Spider-Man, here are the most egregious comic book movie canon changes in cinema.

Ben Affleck in Daredevil

The 8 Worst Comic-Book Movie Canon Changes, Part 1

by Joe Sheareron August 1, 2014
When you make a comic-book movie, you have to make changes to the comic's history. But these changes were unnecessary, nonsensical and just plain dumb.

Class of 1984: “The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension”

by Nick Rogerson July 30, 2014
"Buckaroo" endures because it's impossible for something so bizarre to not be somewhat interesting.

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12 Herculean Myth and Monster Movies, Part I

by Ben Johnsonon July 24, 2014
"Hercules" is just the latest film in a long Hollywood tradition to present mythic movie monsters.

This Magic Moment: The Terminator (1984)

by Sam Watermeieron July 4, 2014
If you're looking for a robot nightmare more vivid and focused than "Transformers," look no further than this 1984 classic.