Tag Archives: comic book

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Class of 1984: “Supergirl”

With catastrophe rotting the marrow of its bones, “Supergirl” exemplifies why we should be OK with waiting to ensure we get a great female superhero movie. Continue reading

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier

With aggression more akin to Christopher Nolan’s Batman films than Marvel’s pop spectacle, this sequel tests Cap’s mettle & metal in mighty, entertaining ways. Continue reading

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Arrow: Season 1

DC and the CW have finally hit the mark with a dark, modern-day reimagining of one of DC’s finest superheroes, Green Arrow. Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn

The perfect action-packed, animated family film comes to Blu-ray, and Steven Spielberg’s return to form is simply stunning. Continue reading

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Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

There’s elation to the way Nicolas Cage exaggerates in this sequel. It’s a method to make a disposable movie entertaining and a reason to not give up on him. Continue reading

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More a story of uncertain teenagers than unstoppable superheroes, “Chronicle” is an unforgettable character study couched in comic-book wit, color and momentum. Continue reading

DC vs. Marvel Comic-Book Movies

On this week’s show, Joe and Chris and special guests Austin Lugar and Richard Propes contemplate the disparity between comic book movies from DC vs. Marvel. Continue reading

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X-Men: First Class

And like that, the franchise is saved. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: X2: X-Men United

“X2: X-Men United” — sadder, saucier and smarter than the usual comic-book cash cow — continues Nick Rogers’ daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

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Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World

“Pilgrim” is “Mortal Kombat” meets “The Monkees,” if it was remade as a postadolescent live-action anime romantic comedy. In a totally awesome way. Continue reading

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