If you read my review of Spider-Man: Homecoming (if you haven't, it's right here) then you know about my reluctance to buy all the way in on how they're doing Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). But after two more chances to see Tom Holland's take on Spidey in Infinity War and Endgame, I've … Continue reading Movie Review – Spider Man: Far from Home
As of the time I'm starting this post, I have not yet seen Venom, although I do plan on seeing it eventually. I originally wanted no part of it but now my curiosity has been piqued. My reason to avoid it was the same as most other people who weren't for it all this time, … Continue reading Venom and Pre-hating on things
This really isn't just one movie. It's the culmination of a 10 year endeavor that began with a gamble on a troubled Hollywood actor in Robert Downey Jr. and that making good movies that people enjoyed would overcome having to rely on B and C list characters from the Marvel Comics roster. It's also the … Continue reading Movie Review – Avengers: Infinity War
Let me start off by saying I really didn't want this movie to be made. I wanted the Andrew Garfield run to get one more movie and a proper finish, and then they could do whatever they wanted to fit the character into the MCU. So in viewing and reviewing this, I'm admittedly not starting … Continue reading Movie Review – Spider-Man: Homecoming
Synopsis The UN wants to reel in the Avengers after a mission goes somewhat awry when Scarlet Witch doesn't quite control her powers during a fight. Using that and the damage/casualties from previous Avengers big fights as justification, they draft the Sokovia Accords (named after the country the team fought Ultron over in Age of … Continue reading Movie Review – Captain America: Civil War
Warning: This has some spoilers Secret Wars is finally all finished. After countless delays, the ninth and final issue came out this Wednesday. So now we have the resolution behind the big event that was billed to be changing the Marvel Universe forever. Did it do that? Was the wrap up to the story worth … Continue reading Comic Review – Secret Wars #9 (and the series)
Over the weekend I read, but didn't participate in, a Twitter discussion over whether or not X-Men saved comic book movies as opposed to Blade, which dropped two years prior. X-Men is largely credited with reviving the genre after Batman and Robin supposedly put it all in serious jeopardy with it's abysmal box office failure … Continue reading Did Blade Save Comic Book Movies?