Tag Archive: Marvel Comics

The Hubris of X-Men: Apocalypse

Goes through an identity crisis while suffering the hubris of assuming superhero movies are too big to fail.

Captain America: Civil War is All Glory and No Guts

Good job, Marvel.

The Caged Heat of ‘Deadpool’

Deadpool tries to rebel but it’s as insubordinate as a kid wearing a Megadeth T-shirt to Church on a Sunday.

Review – Avengers: Age of Ultron

An entertaining compromise.

Review – Guardians of the Galaxy

Gate crashes Marvel’s cinematic stable and instantly becomes the life of the party

Review – The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Two seems to be the magic number for Spider-Man films. Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 2 is a sequel that outdoes the first film, and director Marc Webb’s Amazing Spider-Man 2 is such a massive improvement over its predecessor that it may cause whiplash.

Review – The Wolverine

Comic book films should capture the essence of the pages the colourful characters inhabit but should also reflect the process. Teams of superheroes have worked together in comics and spent time alone in… Continue reading

Review – Iron Man 3

Clothes make the man, but does the armour make the Iron Man? Rather than lift Tony Stark/Iron Man’s stakes on the mythic superhuman scale, writer/director Shane Black strips back the character in ‘Iron… Continue reading

James Badge Dale cast in ‘Iron Man 3’

‘Iron Man 3’ starts production in the next couple of weeks and director Shane Black is putting the finishing evil touches on his cast. Variety (via Collider) is reporting that James Badge Dale… Continue reading

US box office 4-6 May 2012

Domestic US Box Office 4-6 May 2012

New trailer for ‘The Amazing Spiderman’

On ‘Avengers’ eve in America, Sony Pictures has decided to hijack the party and drop a new super long potential spoiler-filled trailer for ‘The Amazing Spiderman’. There is a lot going on in… Continue reading

New images of The Lizard from ‘The Amazing Spiderman’

A few new images of The Lizard have appeared for ‘The Amazing Spiderman’ over at Apple (via Comic Book Movie). Rhys Ifans is playing Dr. Curt Conners/The Lizard in the film. One of… Continue reading

New posters for ‘The Amazing Spiderman’

With ‘The Avengers’ opening on Friday in the US and a new ‘Dark Knight Rises’ trailer melting faces, ‘The Amazing Spiderman’ is doing its best to say “HEY, OVER HERE, LOOK AT ME!”.… Continue reading

‘The Avengers’ opens big in Australia

Deadline is reporting this morning that over the Anzac day public holiday Marvel’s ‘The Avengers’ broke records at the Australian box office. Hit the jump to check out the numbers.

More ‘Iron Man 3’ casting

Sir Ben Kingsley and Guy Pearce are in negotiations to join the cast of ‘Iron Man 3’ and Deadline is reporting today that Jessica Chastain is also currently negotiating with Marvel for a… Continue reading