Chronicle – Non-Comic Book Superhero Series

In the final episode of our Superhero Non-Comic Book Series, we are joined by the duo behind A Comic Book Look and SiouxperCon staff members Jon Runyan and Tom Devine to discuss the 2012 found-footage superhero film, Chronicle! We also discuss the box office and the latest movie news for the LAST TIME ON THE MAIN SHOW! (more on that later)

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Chronicle is a 2012 found footage sci-fi thriller from director Josh Trank and writer Max Landis. The film follows social outcast Andrew (Dane Dehaan) as he films his entire life in high school, including his cousin Matt (Alex Russell) and School President Steve (Michael B. Jordan). After discovering an underground extra terrestrial rock the three high schoolers soon discover their super powered abilities, testing their body and their minds.

The Box Office

Topping the box office once again is Marvel’s Shang-Chi with $13.29 million. Coming in at number two with an opening weekend of $7.44 million is Dear Evan Hanson. Free Guy continues it’s impressive run with $4.13 million. At number four is Candyman with $2.56 million. Rounding out the top five is Cry Macho with $2.05 million.

The News

Super Mario Bros. will make it’s long anticipated animated feature film debut in Christmas of 2022. Casting includes Chris Pratt as Mario, Charlie Day as Luigi, Anya-Taylor Joy as Peach, and Jack Black as Bowser.

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About the Author
Casey Kelderman found a love for film at a very early age. One of his earliest memories of watching movies was the original Star Wars trilogy on VHS. Casey graduated from The University of Sioux Falls in 2017. At USF Casey produced weekly movie reviews and hosted a radio show. He graduated with a degree in Media Studies. Skills he learned in college have allowed him to help create Back Lot 605. He has produced and directed 4 short films. His favorite films include Halloween, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and Die Hard.
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