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Superhero Shorts: Punisher No Mercy

Superhero Shorts: Punisher No Mercy

Welcome to another edition of Superhero Shorts where I feature a superhero themed short film and ask a few questions from the filmmakers. This time around I’m talking with director Jason Ambrus and producer/writer/actor Shawn Baichoo and their Punisher short where he takes on a small group of mob bosses and also faces off against Elektra. As usual, you can watch it below or you can view it on their YouTube channel and you can also visit their Facebook page.

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Superhero Shorts: Lazy Teenage Superheroes

Welcome to another edition of Superhero Shorts, where I feature a superhero themed short film and ask a few questions with the creator. Today I’m talking with Michael Ashton who made a short film about a group of slacker teenagers who happen to have super powers. He did it for practically no money with his friends and did most of the impressive special effects work himself. As usual, you can watch it below, or you can watch it at the official website.
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Superhero Shorts: Judge Minty

Superhero Shorts: Judge Minty

Welcome to another edition of Superhero Shorts, where each time I feature a different short film based around superheroes and have a brief chat with the creators. This time I’m talking with Steven Sterlacchini and his live action film based on the Judge Dredd universe, only focusing on one of the other Judge’s, Judge Minty. As usual, you can watch it right below or you can visit the official Judge Minty website.
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Superhero Shorts: Arkham Rising

Superhero Shorts: Arkham Rising

Welcome to another edition of Superhero Shorts where I take a look at a superhero themed fan-film and talk a little bit with its creators. This time I was clued into a new Batman short film by the director himself, Tito Guillen. It’s called Arkham Rising and it fills in what Christopher Nolan left out when it comes to some of the inmates within Arkham Asylum. You can watch it at ArkhamRising.com or right below.

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Superhero Shorts: One on One

Superhero Shorts: One on One: A Superman Story

Welcome to the latest edition of Superhero Shorts where I take a look at a different superhero themed short film and get the creator of the film to answer a few interview questions. This week I’m talking with Jake Thomas, the man behind a more unique superhero short film called One on One. Instead of focusing on the superhero everyone knows and loves, he instead makes it a more real world story with the superhero reporter with the glasses. You can check out the short film below, or you can visit his YouTube channel which also has some other fun superhero shorts.

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Superhero Shorts: Batman Puppetmaster

Batman: Puppetmaster

Welcome to this week’s edition of Superhero Shorts where I take a look at a different superhero themed short film and get the creator of the film to answer a few interview questions. This week I’m talking with the writer Chris Wiltz about the recent short film Batman: Puppetmaster that tries to expand the ultra realistic style that Christopher Nolan created with his movie trilogy. In Puppetmaster, they examine how The Riddler could fit into Nolan’s Gotham, as well as bringing in their version of Zsasz, briefly, and Scarface. You can watch it below, or at their website BatmanPuppetmaster.com.

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Update and a couple upcoming Superhero Shorts

I’m sure you’ve noticed the lack of regular posts lately. It’s a combination of a lot of things. It started due to being down by the lack of growth with the site lately, but it turned out that it was really more about writing burnout. It has actually been much nicer for me to be able to spend less time working on this site. On top of that, there’s a lot of real life stress. I’m moving at the end of this month, and it’s been fairly hectic trying to get things prepared, packing, and some things are still a little uncertain, so I imagine the schedule will remain much more sparse through the entire month of September, and possibly on into October a little bit. I’ve also been rather slow in posting the Facebook minimalist posters, and I’ll probably remain somewhat slow on those too.

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Superhero Shorts: Captain Planet Trailer

Welcome to this week’s edition of Superhero Shorts where I take a look at a different superhero themed short film and get the creator of the film to answer a few interview questions. This week I’m talking with Noah Baron, Matt Kohler, and Robert Santiago, three actor-turned-producers who came up with a different take on the classic 90’s cartoon Captain Planet. Instead of amping up the campiness of the old cartoon, they turned it into a much more realistic and gritty movie trailer that looks seriously good. You can watch it below, or you can see it on any of their own sites.

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Superhero Shorts: #DirtyLaundry

Superhero Shorts: #Dirty Laundry

Welcome to this week’s edition of Superhero Shorts where I take a look at a different superhero themed short film and get the creator of the film to answer a few interview questions. This week I’m pleased to say that I’m talking with Thomas Jane, who played the Punisher in the 2004 film, and reprised his role in a new short film created by his own production company Raw Studios. You can read our conversation below as usual, or for the first time, you can actually listen in. But first, you should check out the short film right below.

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Superhero Shorts: Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Game

Superhero Shorts: 8-bit Dr. Horrible

Welcome to this week’s edition of Superhero Shorts where I take a look at a different superhero themed short film and get the creator of the film to answer a few interview questions. This week I’m talking with Doctor Octoroc who was inspired by Joss Whedon’s Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog to create an animated video of what it would look like if Dr. Horrible was actually an 8-bit era RPG similar to Final Fantasy or Dragon Warrior, complete with pixel driven cutscenes, time sink fetch quests, a world map, an inventory, and even a boss battle. You can check the whole series out at Doctor Octoroc’s website, his YouTube playlist, or watch the first act right below. You can also visit his YouTube channel for other classic game style animation.

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