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

  • This Behind The Scenes Video Shines A Light On Sofia Boutella In ‘The Mummy’

    Posted Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Sofia Boutella has quietly emerged as one of the biggest female action movie stars in Hollywood.  Her big break came in 2014 in ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ in which she played Gazelle, which she followed up with the role as Jaylah in ‘Star Trek Beyond‘.  Now she is headlining another major franchise, as Ahmanet in […]

  • Let’s Talk About Boobs! Lynda Carter Defends Depictions Of ‘Wonder Woman’

    Posted Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    Lynda Carter currently appears on ‘Supergirl’ as President Olivia Marsdin and is an accomplished singer, but she will, to many, always be best known as the live action ‘Wonder Woman’ starring in three seasons of the hit superhero show of the 1970s and for decades in syndication. Unlike some actors who take offense to being eternally […]

  • Meet Ego And Trash Panda In Two ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2′ Clips

    Posted Monday, May 1st, 2017 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    SPOILER ALERT: This contains two clips from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2′.  They’re from the first part of the movie, though, so they might not be TOO spoiler-y.  Your call.   Thankfully (THANK-FUL-LY) Disney has gotten a little more ‘Star Wars’ with their marketing of their Marvel properties, meaning that unlike ‘Avengers: Age of […]

  • Weekend Box Office (4/28-4/30): Counter-Programming Rules Between Blockbusters

    Posted Monday, May 1st, 2017 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Okay, sure the ‘Fast and Furious’ franchise has proven to be surprisingly successful at the box office.  The latest, ‘The Fate of the Furious’ just zoomed past the $1 billion mark globally, topping ‘Furious 7′.  ‘Fate’ is now the most successful import film in China’s history.  It was just released in Japan, and it was the […]

  • Harry Styles Responds To Those ‘Han Solo’ Rumors On ‘The Graham Norton Show’

    Posted Friday, April 28th, 2017 08:13 pm GMT -4
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    It seems at one point, every young actor in Hollywood’s name was in the running to play the young Han Solo in the upcoming anthology prequel to be directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller.  At one point or another, Emory Cohen, Scott Eastwood, Ansel Elgort, Tom Felton, Dave Franco, Colton Haynes, Blake Jenner, Logan […]

  • Patty Jenkins Already Has Plans For ‘Wonder Woman 2′

    Posted Friday, April 28th, 2017 03:01 pm GMT -4
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    ‘Wonder Woman’ doesn’t twirl into theaters until June 2nd, but director Patty Jenkins already has ideas for a sequel. “I’m excited for her to come to America and become the Wonder Woman we are all familiar with from having grown up around her as an American superhero.  I’d like to bring her a little farther […]

  • Bill Nye Addresses The ‘Stranger Things’ Multiverse Theory In This Clip

    Posted Friday, April 28th, 2017 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Showtime Synergy!  If you’ve logged on to Netflix recently, you may have noticed that everyone’s hero Bill Nye (a.k.a. The Science Guy) has a new show available to stream, ‘Bill Nye Saves The World’).  And one of the biggest hits on Netflix in the last year was ‘Stranger Things’ which featured a multiverse theme involving […]

  • Kneel Before Zod! New Photos And Video Arrive From ‘Supergirl’ Season Two Finale

    Posted Thursday, April 27th, 2017 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    ‘Supergirl’ just returned from hiatus, but the Season Two finale is approaching faster than a speeding bullet.  We know that Tyler Hoechlin is returning as Kara’s cousin Superman/Clark Kent.  But we’re not sure where things are going with Mon-El, Kara’s new boyfriend and his sinister parents Rhea and Lar-Gand.  What about President Olivia Marsdin, who […]

  • ‘Star Wars’: A Poe/Finn Romance Could Actually Happen On Screen!

    Posted Thursday, April 27th, 2017 07:03 pm GMT -4
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    Well… I guess those hashtags might have actually accomplished something.  Some viewers of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ detected… something in the interaction between Republic ace pilot Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac) and ex-First Order Stormstrooper Finn (John Boyega).  Although romance isn’t the primary focus of the ‘Star Wars’ movies, there’s usually at least a subplot […]

  • Sony Sets A Release Date For ‘Masters Of The Universe’… Even Without A Director

    Posted Thursday, April 27th, 2017 02:00 pm GMT -4
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    The movie that will NEVER IN A MILLION YEARS GET MADE a.k.a. ‘He-Man and the Masters of the Universe,’ has not at all surprisingly lost another director.  McG, best known for the ‘Charlie’s Angels’ movies and a bunch of Smash Mouth and Sugar Ray music videos in the 90s, has been attached to this project since […]

  • M. Night Shyamalan Announces ‘Glass’ – ‘Unbreakable’/’Split’ Sequel With Willis, Jackson And McAvoy

    Posted Thursday, April 27th, 2017 11:00 am GMT -4
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    SPOILER ALERT: If you have not seen M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Split’ starring James McAvoy (now out on DVD/Blu-Ray), this contains some SPOILERS, so you may wish to turn back now. ‘Unbreakable’ was one of M.Night Shyamalan’s biggest critical and commercial hits.  Many consider it to be one of the greatest comic book movies that wasn’t based on […]

  • Adieu 52: It Looks Like DC Comics Is Ditching ‘The New 52′ In Favor Of Its Past Continuity

    Posted Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 06:54 pm GMT -4
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    SPOILER ALERT: This contains SPOILERS from some of DC’s latest ‘Rebirth’ titles.  Proceed with caution! DC turned the comics world upside down when they relaunched their entire line in 2011 as ‘The New 52′.  This new initiative scrapped nearly every bit of the company’s publishing history and relaunched most books completely from scratch or at […]

  • ‘Fear Not, Citizens’: Amazon Announces ‘The Tick”s Premier Date In New Clip

    Posted Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    Fans are anxiously awaiting the revival of ‘The Tick’ on Amazon Prime.  The new show is a reboot of a short-lived comedy that ran on FOX in 2001, which was itself a live action version of a cartoon that previously ran on the network in the 90s and was based on an indie comic by […]

  • BBC Reveals New Trailer And Photos From ‘Doctor Who’ S10 Ep 3 ‘Thin Ice’

    Posted Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    The BBC has released new photos and a trailer for the upcoming third episode of ‘Doctor Who’ Season Ten.  The episode, entitled ‘Thin Ice’ was written by Sarah Dollard and directed by Bill Anderson. Here is the synopsis for the episode: Episode 3: ‘Thin Ice’, written by Sarah Dollard, directed by Bill Anderson: In Regency England, […]

  • Geoff Johns Confirms Beast Boy Will Be Part Of The Live Action ‘Titans’

    Posted Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 02:00 pm GMT -4
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    Yesterday we got the first announcement that the live action ‘Titans’ series was back on track.  The show had been in development at TNT who ultimately passed on the project.  It will now be resurrected for Warner Bros. Digital Network, the WB’s new streaming service, along with Season Three of the animated ‘Young Justice’.  ‘Titans’ […]