• Posts Tagged ‘Comic Book’

    Suicide Squad

    by  • August 16, 2016 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Directed by: David Ayer Starring: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jay Hernandez, Joel Kinnaman, Jared Leto Rated: PG – 13 for sequences of violence and action throughout, disturbing behavior, suggestive content and language Where Marvel Comics landed square into their standard tone with “Iron Man,” DC Comics seems to be casting about. After...

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    Deadpool

    by  • February 15, 2016 • Movie Reviews and Features

    “Deadpool” is one of those rare comic book adaptations that works for both the long-time fan and the newcomer. For those of us who've been longing for a feature film about the merc with the mouth, this is the movie we wanted. For folks who don't even know who the heck Deadpool is, if...

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    Iron Man 3

    by  • May 7, 2013 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Iron Man is back, this time in his own movie – but in an unusual move for an action flick, the events of his previous film (the record-setting “The Avengers”) are not only mentioned but having negative consequences for his mental health. He doesn’t have time to sit around and deal with his issues,...

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    The Dark Knight Rises

    by  • July 24, 2012 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Christopher Nolan's epic Batman trilogy launched seven years ago with "Batman Begins," and now it wraps up with "The Dark Knight Rises." This is a solid conclusion for a film franchise that has been nominated for over 100 awards and earned the love of millions of fans. The final film doesn't reach the mind-blowing...

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    The Amazing Spider-Man

    by  • July 9, 2012 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Once again, the Spider-Man story has been rebooted. Toby Maguire and the rest of the previous cast are gone, replaced by Andrew Garfield (aka the other guy from the Facebook movie) and a new crop of actors. It's easy to approach this film with resentment -- after all, why retell the Spider-Man origin story...

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    The Avengers

    by  • May 8, 2012 • Movie Reviews and Features

    "The Avengers" has been a long time coming. Starting with the post-credits scene in 2008's "Iron Man" and through the four following movies ("The Incredible Hulk," "Iron Man 2," "Thor," and "Captain America"), expectations around this film have been building slowly but surely. There was a lot riding on this, and it does not...

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    Captain America

    by  • July 25, 2011 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    It's still summer, and "Captain America" is a summer superhero movie if there ever was one. It takes us to a 1940s America where the little guy can achieve beyond his wildest dreams, and where good people can destroy evil with tenacity, luck, and a strong jawline.

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