About Jason Motes

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Jason's earliest memory is of watching 'Batman,' followed shortly by a memory of playing Batman & Robin with a friend, which entailed running outside in just their underwear and towels as capes. When adults told them they couldn't run around outside in their underwear, both boys promptly whipped theirs off and ran around in just capes. Jason's father gamely agreed to read him comic books as bedtime stories instead of 'Snow White.' (Super Friends being his favorite.) Jason saw all of the original Star Wars movies (and Indiana Jones and Superman and Star Trek...) in the theaters. Yes, he is old. And grew up in the most GEEKTASTIC decade ever, the 80s, devouring a steady diet of GI Joe, Transformers, Masters of the Universe, Princess of Power and (best of all) Jem! (It totally counts as sci fi! They had a sentient computer that projected holograms!) Jason has studied literature, journalism, film history and has a degree in creative writing (and a minor in psychology) from the University of South Alabama. He has worked as a technical writer and proofreader. These days, most of his creative energy goes into his blog and writing for this site! He lives with the cutest puppies ever.
Favorites: JJ Abrams' Star Trek, original Trek, original Star Wars, Super Friends, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, The Wonder Twins, Dazzler, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Spider-Woman, Isis, 1966 Batman series, Y: The Last Man, Fables, The Walking Dead, anything by Ray Harryhausen, Batwoman, 90s Starman and as I said, Jem totally counts!
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Jason Motes - Writer

  • Marvel’s ‘Guardians Of Good’ Seeks Real Heroes Improving Their Neck Of The Galaxy

    Posted Thursday, June 12th, 2014 04:20 pm GMT -4

    Young fans, age 14 and up, between the grades of 9 and 12, who are making a difference in their communities may win a trip to the ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ premier and a way to spread their humanitarian endeavors even further. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Marvel Studios, Dolby Laboratories and Visa Signature have […]

  • Sarah Paulson Hints At ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’

    Posted Thursday, June 12th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4

    This fall’s installment of the anthology series ‘American Horror Story’ will be entitled ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ and will focus on Jessica Lange‘s character, a German ex-patriot who runs one of the last carnival sideshows in the US in the early 1950s, during the early days of the Cold War.  Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, […]

  • Sean Astin And Corey Feldman Are Down To Reprise Their Roles In ‘The Goonies II’

    Posted Thursday, June 12th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4

    The director of the classic 1985 adventure film ‘The Goonies’, Richard Donner, expressed that he was at work on a modern-day follow up film and stated that “hopefully, all of them” (meaning the original cast) would return for the new installment. Well, two cast members… the most obvious two… are definitely in! Sean Astin (Mikey […]

  • Lawrence Kasdan Looks To Be One Step Closer To Writing The ‘Boba Fett’ Movie

    Posted Thursday, June 12th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4

    Disney looks poised to truly exploit its acquisition of the Lucas Films universe and had previously announced that in addition to releasing a third trilogy that would wrap up the original saga, that they would release several stand-alone spin-offs focusing on lesser-featured fan-favorite characters.  Of course the first name on everyone’s lips was Boba Fett, […]

  • Tom Cavanagh Narrates A Clip That Highlights ‘The Flash’ Supporting Team, Plus The First Episode Plot Synopsis

    Posted Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 07:42 pm GMT -4

    Oliver Queen has John Diggle and Felicity Smoak, not to mention an ever growing extended family to help him in his battle against crime.  Well, fledgling hero Barry Allen, a.k.a. The Flash, is certainly going to need his backup as well. Tom Cavanagh, who plays Dr. Harrison Wells on the upcoming CW spin-off series ‘The […]

  • ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’ Set Photos Reveal A Superman Statue Being Erected

    Posted Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 01:08 pm GMT -4

    Despite laying waste to Metropolis in ‘Man Of Steel’, it seems the public has embraced the Kryptonian as a hero and are erecting a statue in his honor. A Detroit local snapped the following pictures from the set of ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice‘ depicting a huge statue being assembled to pay honor to […]

  • Hugh Jackman Is Unrecognizable As Blackbeard In ‘Pan’

    Posted Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Just days after appearing on the Tony Awards with a full beard and slicked back hair, Wolverine actor Hugh Jackman posted a picture on his Instagram showing that luscious head of hair was a thing of the past as he prepared for his role as Blackbeard in the upcoming Warner Brothers film ‘Pan‘, a gritty […]

  • Sonic The Hedgehog Is Zooming To Theaters In A Feature Film

    Posted Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4

    Sony is looking to bring the billion dollar ‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ video game franchise to the big screen.  The movie will be produced by Neil Moritz (‘I Am Legend’, the in-development ‘Goosebumps’) along with Takeshi Ito and Mie Onishi, based on a script by Upright Citizens Brigade alums Evan Susser and Van Robichaux.  The movie will […]

  • SPOILER ALERT! What To Expect During The First 15 Minutes Of ‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’

    Posted Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 07:20 pm GMT -4

    Filming of ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron‘ is roughly at the half-way mark, but details are rumored to have emerged regarding part of the story, specifically the first 15-20 minutes of the movie. SPOILER ALERT! If you don’t want to know about these story details, don’t read any further! These “leaked” story details from Latino Review indicate […]

  • New ‘Constantine’ Trailer And Star Matt Ryan Promises The Show Will Be Accurate To The Comics

    Posted Monday, June 9th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Fans have been a bit weary of NBC’s upcoming series ‘Constantine’ based on the classic ‘Hellblazer’ comic book published by DC/Vertigo.  After all, they’ve already been burned once by the disappointing 2005 movie starring Keanu Reeves in the title role with black hair and, most glaringly, an American accent.  But Matt Ryan, who assumes the […]

  • Rapper 50 Cent Debuts The Trailer For His Epic New Movie ‘MaleFiftyCent’

    Posted Saturday, June 7th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4

    There’s one more major motion picture from Disney slated to hit… er, soon.  Hot on the heels of their hit ‘Maleficent’ starring Angelina Jolie in the title role, none other than rapper 50 Cent is quickly following that up with a “big [movie], a real big one… this one ain’t goin’ to no Redbox.”  Are […]

  • Channing Tatum Discusses ‘Gambit’ But Clarifies ‘There’s Nothing Official’

    Posted Friday, June 6th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Months ago, while promoting ‘White House Down’, Channing Tatum expressed that if he had his way, the one super hero he’d like to play is Gambit from the ‘X-Men’ stating that he’d grown up in Louisiana so he could bring a lot to the role of the Cajun thief turned hero.  In recent weeks, it […]

  • First Looks Of “Older” Arnold Schwarzenegger On The Set Of ‘Terminator: Genesis’

    Posted Friday, June 6th, 2014 06:20 pm GMT -4

    The new ‘Terminator’ reboot is due in theaters on July 1, 2015 and the cast, which includes Emilia Clarke (‘Game of Thrones’, ‘Spike Island’) as Sarah Connor, Jason Clarke (‘Zero Dark Thirty’,’The Great Gatsby’) as John Connor, and Jai Courtney (‘I,Frankenstein‘,’Divergent’) as Kyle Reese, are hard at work filming, with Alan Taylor directing. Exact details […]

  • John Wesley Shipp Discusses His Role On The Updated Version Of ‘The Flash’

    Posted Friday, June 6th, 2014 05:12 pm GMT -4

    Call me a fanboy, but I was THRILLED when the first live-action Flash, John Wesley Shipp, was cast in the upcoming Flash series this fall as Henry Allen, the father of the show’s lead Barry Allen (Grant Gustin).  It seems a lot of fans actually wanted him to play Jay Garrick, the 1940s Flash who […]

  • Disney Is Giving ‘Beauty And The Beast’ The Live-Action Film Treatment

    Posted Thursday, June 5th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4

    First came ‘Alice In Wonderland’ then ‘Oz The Great And Powerful’ and now ‘Malefient’ is a solid hit at the box-office.  Disney is already looking to the future with their next live-action film and it’s going to be ‘Beauty and the Beast’!  The original animated film came out in 1991 and was an instant classic, […]