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by Steven Sanchez



Billy Batson is the titular character in the comics and the soon-to-be-released film of the same name, Shazam!. Once he shouts that word, a lightning bolt strikes him thus transforming him into an adult-sized, high-flying, crime fighting superhero.

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by Sarah Peterson-Camacho


As he gears up for an appearance at the Tulare Sci-Fi Con 2017 the second weekend of March, Fresno filmmaker Matt Sconce (director of locally shot films Stricken, Firefall, and Altar) sat down with Kings River Life to discuss his latest project, a 10-episode sci-fi web series called SuperBlam.

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Ant-Man Movie Review

IN THE July 27 ISSUE

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by Jesus Ibarra


Ant-Man is another good hilarious Marvel movie that actually blew my expectations and continued to lay the groundwork for the hero stuffed Captain America: Civil War coming next May. Centering on Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) an exceptionally good thief who is enlisted by a retired genius scientist Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) to steal a new super powered suit that will unleash a secret he tried to bury many years ago. Marvel continues to use its tried and proven formula of taking a film genre and injecting its superheroes in it. Here is a heist film wrapped in super heroics and tied to the larger MCU.

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The Comics Hit TV This October

IN THE October 11 ISSUE

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by Deborah Harter Williams



Finding myself discouraged and fed-up with the new dramatic shows that are unrealistic and the reality shows that are overly dramatic, I’m casting my net farther afield and checking out the trend in shows based on comics.

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Iron Man 3: Movie Review

IN THE May 6 ISSUE

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by Jesus Ibarra


To say that I was excited for this movie is an understatement. Ever since the Avengers, I have been eagerly waiting to see what Marvel has dubbed Phase Two would bring to the table, and kicking off Phase Two was Iron Man 3.

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The Amazing Spider-Man: Movie Review

IN THE July 9 ISSUE

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by Lorie Lewis Ham


We finally made it to see The Amazing Spider-Man this Sunday and I must say it was worth the wait. First off I must confess I don’t read comic books, though I do love comic book superheroes. I can’t tell you whether or not this reboot of Spider-Man is completely accurate to the comic books, but I can tell you whether or not it’s a good movie. And it is!

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



The first incarnation of the Green Hornet was on radio in the 1930’s, then it moved to comics and film serials in the 1940’s, and finally to TV in the 1960’s. The TV show starred Van Williams and Bruce Lee.
Seth Rogen, who plays the Green Hornet in the new just released movie, came to the role in an interesting way.

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