A Most Violent Year

by Cap'n Carrot on January 30, 2015 · 0 comments

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I’ve never been a big fan of gangster movies. Writer/director J.C. Chandor A Most Violent Year, however, is more a character study than a focus on the questionable business practices of a successful immigrant businessman (Oscar Isaac) during one the most violent winter’s of New York City’s history.

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As Oliver‘s (Stephen Amell) wounds are tended to by Maseo (Karl Yune) and Tatsu (Rila Fukushima), things continue to worsen back home in Starling City where Brickwell (Vinnie Jones) makes a brazen attack on city hall abducting three hostages in an attempt to blackmail the Mayor into giving the would be kingpin complete control of the Glades.

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Azarath, Metrion, Zinthos! You can have your own Teen Titans Go! Raven Pop! Vinyl Figure for the low, low price of $10.

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Here are a few Fast & Furious facts for Dwayne “It’s Okay to Call Me The Rock Again” Johnson’s best bud courtesy of ScreenCrush.

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Not seen nor heard from in two years since his fall from grace with G.I. JOE and his apparent death at the hands of Storm Shadow way back in Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow #20 Snake Eyes finally returns. IDW relaunched (and eventually cancelled) an entire slate of G.I. JOE titles (including some issues written by Mike Costa) without one of the franchise’s favorite characters over the past couple of years so I’m excited to see the character finally be brought back into play, although I never expected it to be as an agent for Cobra.

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Honest Trailers – The Maze Runner

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Here’s Kim Carnes with the video to the #1 song of 1981 “Bette Davis Eyes.”

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Howard Stark (Dominic Cooper) returns from hiding to enlist Peggy Carter‘s (Hayley Atwell) help in stealing back one of his inventions recovered by the SSR which he informs Agent Carter has the ability to cause a city-wide blackout. Or at least that’s the excuse he gives to get his hands on the last remaining piece of the most profitable enterprise he ever had a hand in creating. Teased since the beginning of the series, Howard’s betrayal finally makes its appearance halfway through the eight episode series with a foreshadowed reveal that is the least shocking as possible to everyone except Peggy.

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“The Sound and the Fury” introduces yet another of the Flash‘s (Grant Gustin) trademark villains when the Pied Piper comes to town. In an episode that all but confirms Harrison Wells (Tom Cavanagh) as the Reverse-Flash given his use of super-speed and absorption of the Speed Force through futuristic technology, former Star Labs golden boy Hartley Rathaway (Andy Mientus) returns to Central City seeking vengeance on Wells who he blames for the accelerator explosion and everything which came after.

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Celebrating the 30th-anniversary of Robotech Robotech 1/100-scale Transformables: Roy Fokker’s VF-1S is one of four 1/100-scale transformable 6in. figures you can grab for the low, low price of $37 each.

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