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

  • 24 New Pics From ‘Supergirl’ S2 Premier Spotlight Lena Luthor, Superman Plus Cat Grant Is Back!

    Posted Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 02:35 pm GMT -5
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    There’s a lot of excitement about ‘Supergirl’ Season 2, but also a lot of scrutiny.  The show is moving from CBS where it didn’t perform up to expectations to The CW, a seemingly more suitable home for it, but also a move that requires certain changes, particularly in budget. One of the big changes necessitated […]

  • ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Was Almost A Very Different Movie Until J.K. Rowling Put Her Foot Down

    Posted Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 02:19 pm GMT -5
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    The wild success of ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ proves that the Potter fans are still out there, loyal and ravenous!  This has to be encouraging to Warner Brothers who produced the ‘Potter’ films which took in over $8 billion.  The studio is releasing ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ which is set […]

  • John Barrowman Hints As To “Who” May Be The Reason Why ‘Torchwood’ Has Yet To Return

    Posted Monday, September 12th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    11 John Barrowman recently opened up about the fate of ‘Torchwood’ the fan-beloved spinoff of ‘Doctor Who’ that ran for four seasons from 2006-2011.  Unfortunately, after a disappointing fourth season, entitled ‘Miracle Day‘ which was a joint production with the BBC and the US network STARZ, the show went dormant.  For good. There have been […]

  • Christopher Eccleston Calls Leaving ‘Doctor Who’ “Tragic”; Says More “Light Comedy” Would Appear If He’d Stayed

    Posted Monday, September 12th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    Christopher Eccleston had the enviable but daunting task of portraying the first of the modern day Doctor Whos.  (Doctors Who?) The classic British series had been off the air for 15 years and Eccleston was chosen to embody the Doctor for a new generation, under the guidance of Russell T. Davies. Unfortunately, Eccleston and executives […]

  • Two New Clips Give A Better Idea As To The Tone Of FX’s ‘Legion’

    Posted Monday, September 12th, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -5
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    Marvel’s Joe Quesada unveiled the first trailer for FX’s ‘Legion’– a new series inspired by the ‘X-Men’ comic universe– at SDCC this summer.  Now with the show getting closer to its debut in early 2017, FX has released two new clips that should give you an even better idea of what to expect from this […]

  • Weekend Box Office (09/09-09/11): ‘Sully’ Soars, ‘Bough’ Bows Higher Than Anticipated

    Posted Monday, September 12th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -5
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    Warner Brothers’ ‘Sully’ scored big, taking in $35.5 million over the weekend.  The biopic was directed by Clint Eastwood and stars Tom Hanks, both delivering what they do best, and as a result has landed great reviews and strong reaction from audiences.  With a budget of $65M, it needs to continue performing, but with the […]

  • Walter E. Jones Says The Original ‘Power Rangers’ Won’t Be In The New Movie

    Posted Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Most of the cast of the original ‘Ghostbusters’ popped up in cameos in the recent remake, but don’t expect to see the original ‘Power Rangers’– Jason David Frank, Austin St. John, Amy Jo Johnson, Walter Emanuel Jones and David Yost– in the big screen remake of that famous kids show. Jones, who played Zack Taylor […]

  • Original Chekov Walter Koenig Reveals His Favorite ‘Star Trek’ Movie

    Posted Monday, September 5th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -5
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      Some say the ‘Star Trek’ movies have an “every other rule,” meaning that only every other one is any good.  Following the phenomenal success of the first ‘Star Wars’ movie, every movie studio scrambled to crank out their own space adventure flick and Paramount was no different.  Unlike a lot of the others though, […]

  • Jason David Frank Is Working With Valiant Entertainment On…?

    Posted Sunday, September 4th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    It appears that Valiant Entertainment has teamed with “fan film” producers Bat In The Sun for a project, which looks to be a live action adaptation of its comic book heroes. Former ‘Arrow’ star, Michael Rowe recently tweeted an image of his eyes announcing that he was working on a project with Valiant and used […]

  • IBM’s Watson Edits The ‘Morgan’ Film Trailer

    Posted Sunday, September 4th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    Kate Mara and Paul Giamatti star in a new science fiction drama ‘Morgan‘ in which Mara plays Lee Weathers, “a corporate risk-management consultant” who must determine whether or not to terminate Morgan, an artificial life form played by Anya Taylor-Joy, who possesses super human intelligence and abilities.  The film is the directorial debut of Luke […]

  • Get A New Look At Superman And A New Trailer For ‘Supergirl’ Season 2

    Posted Friday, September 2nd, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    The CW is rolling out the red carpet for ‘Supergirl’ which is swooping over from its former home on CBS.  The show stars Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers, the cousin of Superman, who is struggling to make a name for herself in National City. In Season One, Supergirl soared fighting crime and battling various villains, […]

  • ‘Krypton’ Lands A Leading Lady In Georgina Campbell

    Posted Friday, September 2nd, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    Syfy’s ‘Krypton’ TV series has found its leading lady in British actor Georgina Campbell.  Though she isn’t known in the US, she won a BAFTA Award in 2015 for Best Leading Actress for the TV movie ‘Murdered By My Boyfriend’. ‘Krypton’ was created by David S. Goyer who also co-wrote the script for the pilot […]

  • ‘American Horror Story’ Is Toying With Fans In Another Creepy Promo Clip

    Posted Friday, September 2nd, 2016 05:14 pm GMT -5
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    Producers Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk had hoped to keep the theme of ‘American Horror Story’ Season Six a secret until it aired on September 14, but the secret may… or may not… have been accidentally spilled, when Rotten Tomatoes listed the theme as ‘The Fog’, which is the name of one of the 20+ […]

  • ‘The Fault In Our Stars’ Writers To Pen ‘New Mutants’

    Posted Friday, September 2nd, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -5
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    After helming YA adaptation ‘The Fault In Our Stars’, Josh Boone is re-teaming with that film’s writing team, Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber on his upcoming ‘X-Men’ spinoff film ‘New Mutants’.  We already knew that 20th Century Fox wanted this film to have a YA tone and it certainly seems like it’s headed in […]

  • Blink & You’ll Miss Stargirl In This ‘Legends Of Tomorrow’ S2 Trailer Plus 1st Look At The New/Old Vixen

    Posted Friday, September 2nd, 2016 10:00 am GMT -5
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    The ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ are going even further back in time in Season Two.  The clip for the new episodes show the crew of the Waverider journeying back to Marie Antoinette-era France and other exotic locales, allowing the gang to don some fun Renaissance Fair-esque costumes.  If you dug the culture clash between these modern […]