The Heroes in a Half-Shell are back on the big screen, courtesy of Michael Bay. Is this the return of epic nostalgia classic fans have been hoping for, or the absolute betrayal and disappointment they feared? The answer is surprisingly: neither. New York is under assault at the hands of a criminal terrorist group known as the Foot Clan. Led by the mysterious Shredder, they take what they want, and...[Read More]
He’s a classic movie monster, and an allegory for the dangers of the atomic age. He’s an unstoppable force of nature, a guardian of the planet, and both an enemy and ally of mankind. Since 1954, Godzilla has been part of the pop culture of the world, and his appeal has continued through several hiatuses and a few bad movies. He’s been in cartoons, comics, and video games. With a ...[Read More]
After the success of the Avengers movie, it’s been a big question: can solo films of these characters match the success of that movie? Let’s take a look at the latest in Tony Stark’s adventures and see. Tony Stark is in a bad place mentally, dealing the traumatic event he went through alongside the Avengers. When the threat of the Mandarin rises, Tony will have to face his greate...[Read More]
I’m hyped up like a madman with every piece of news I get about the next Spider-Man film. That said, I want to clarify that the Sam Raimi-directed Spider-Man trilogy is one of my favorite superhero film sagas, and I’m going to tell you why. As usual, this is just my opinion, and these are not reviews. And remember, there are spoilers ahead.
In the words of the 60’s cartoon of Spidey, “WALLOPING WEBSNAPPERS!”
It’s always hard to do a review of an anime movie that’s based on a TV series. These kinds of film tend to work as continuations of the shows they’re based on, and make it difficult to judge it on its own merit for people who may not know what’s going on. FullMetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos (released by Funimation and animated by Studio Bones) doesn’t try to...[Read More]
I feel ashamed that I only recently found this out. I mean after all, it is one of the most loved manga and anime to come out of Japan, and this is a major news item.
It’s time to play the music, it’s time to light the lights. It’s time to meet the Muppets on the Muppet Show tonight. It’s time to put on makeup, it’s time to dress up right. It’s time to raise the curtain on the Muppet Show tonight. If you’ve ever been a fan of the Muppets, hearing this song and seeing this sequence will be just one in a long line of wond...[Read More]
Yes! Oh Heck Yes!
“I live, I love, I slay, and I am content.” So says our barbarian hero during this newest film adaption. And really, that kind of sums up the appeal of the new film, as well as how well it keeps to the source material.
With the announcement that the first trailer for The Dark Knight Rises is attached to the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, we’re finally going to get a glimpse of just what this eagerly anticipated film will be about. Until things are made official, I’m going to go on a little ramble about several theories I’ve both heard, and thought up on my own.
With each passing day, my excitement and anticipation for the upcoming Green Lantern movie grows. This is both a bad and a good thing, of course. The good is that, from what I continue to see, it looks better and better. The bad is that, from some of my past experiences, I may be setting myself up for a massive fall. I’m a big fan of Green Lantern (Deadpool is my #1, but Hal is easily in my ...[Read More]