Super statistics on heroes

Comics: Caffeinated

Some of the ins and outs of superhero comics are a little hard to find on their own. Not that the information is lacking — in fact, it’s everywhere — but finding it all in one place is a little tiresome. Let’s fix that. The following infographic is a compilation of some of the statistics on superheroes and their encompassing media.
It’s just hitting the surface, so if there’s anything you’d like to see in future infographics, be sure to let me know in the comments below.
Click on the link or on the infographic to enjoy an interactive version of Know Your Hero.

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‘The Longest Ride’ Debuts Romantic New Trailer [NC Film]

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Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we have a brand new official trailer for the movie adaptation of the latest Nicholas Sparks romance, The Longest Ride, filmed in and around Wilmington, Winston-Salem, and Jacksonville, North Carolina.

Scott Eastwood and Britt Robertson star in 'The Longest Ride'. Scott Eastwood and Britt Robertson star in ‘The Longest Ride’.

Starring Charlotte, North Carolina native Britt Robertson (Under the Dome), Scott Eastwood (Texas Chainsaw 3D), Alan Alda (MASH), and Oona Chaplin (Game of Thrones), you can watch the new Valentine’s Day trailer in the player below, and then be sure to give us your thoughts in the comments!

The Longest Ride involves the lives of a young couple (Eastwood and Robertson) that intertwine with a much older man (Alda) as he reflects on a lost love following an automobile crash, directed by George Tillman Jr. (FasterSoul Food).

The Longest Ride

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Talking Down to Children: a Look at Family-Friendly Dinosaur Cinema

The Red Rings of Redemption

Dinosaurs are awesome. From their initial scientific discovery back in 1824, dinosaurs have captivated human imagination. The idea of an entirely different ecosystem, filled with fantastic creatures, that lasted millions of years has rightly secured a place in our collective cultural imagination. Dinosaurs lived on Earth, they were real. Yet somehow their world was almost completely alien. It is only natural that such creatures occupy a place in cinema as well, one of the few ways dinosaurs can actually still “come to life.” Yet when they are reborn, just how glorious is it? This article will look at three of the more major family-oriented dinosaur films over the past thirty years. Cinema has presented the complex world of the dinosaurs as brutal, harsh, and in some cases completely childish.

1. The Land Before Time (1988)

Oh course if we’re talking kid-friendly dinosaurs, we gotta talk Littlefoot and The Land…

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