Movies


Amazing Spider-Man Review

I saw “The Amazing Spider-Man” yesterday. Here’s my One Sentence Review: While TASM doesn’t really give us anything “new”, it does provide a fun moviegoing experience full of big-screen super heroics and spidey-sense-tingling excitement. For more, see me after the jump. Warning, though, here there be spoilers!

"Avengers" review

I got to see “Marvel’s The Avengers” at the theater on Saturday, and have been very slow in getting up my review. Which is a shame, because everything I would have said has already been said multiple times, but I wanted a good excuse to talk to my fellow geeks about it. So here goes!

"John Carter" mini review

I just got back from seeing “John Carter” and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Several great chase/fight scenes, an excellent framing device, spot-on acting, and excellent editorial choices in the script made for a fun, engaging, quite thrilling adventure. I think Mr. Burroughs would be proud if he could see it. Also, seeing the Avengers trailer… [ Read more … ]

Let me be briefs

Several new photos have been sneaked out of the new Superman “Man of Steel” set, this time featuring full frontal Superman: I say it every time, but it’s hard to judge a motion picture super hero costume from stills, or even fan videos. You have to see it in motion, with full effects treatment, in… [ Read more … ]

Captain America Avengers Costume

Over the last few days, several sites (NewsRama and SuperHeroHype among other) have released sneak peeks at the new Captain America uniform from the upcoming Avengers movie. If you’re not wanting to spoil the joy of seeing it for the first time on the big screen, do not read further!

“Green Lantern” review

I took the day off yesterday to see the “Green Lantern” movie. With the massive power of my will, I have generated the following (SPOILER ALERT!) review.

“Thor” Review

I actually went to see “Thor” on opening night, which I hardly ever do as I am not really a crowd guy. Which was lucky, as it turns out Durango is not a Thor town and thus the “crowd” was only twenty people or so. It was also my first major Hollywood film to watch… [ Read more … ]

Marvel Movie updates

Besides being a good read about the role of scientists as advisors for the upcoming “Thor” Movie, this “Cosmic Variance” article drops a couple of cool tidbits. Namely (emphasis mine): Kevin Feige, president of production at Marvel Studios, is a huge proponent of having the world of these films ultimately “make sense.” It’s not our… [ Read more … ]

Green Lantern Wonder-Con trailer

Thoughts?

Poll Position: All-Time Great Super-Hero Movies

Continuing our “Best Of” series of questions, this week I’m going to take a chance and open up the list to allow you to add your own entries to the ones I nominated. Please be responsible with your newfound power! The question is simple: {democracy:170} Brief discussion after the jump, or jump right to comments… [ Read more … ]