Posts Tagged ‘comic book’
A contender for the worst modern superhero film & a mish-mash of poor, cynical creative decisions that don't even deliver shallow pleasures its title promises.
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.
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.
DC and the CW have finally hit the mark with a dark, modern-day reimagining of one of DC's finest superheroes, Green Arrow.
The perfect action-packed, animated family film comes to Blu-ray, and Steven Spielberg's return to form is simply stunning.
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.
More a story of uncertain teenagers than unstoppable superheroes, "Chronicle" is an unforgettable character study couched in comic-book wit, color and momentum.
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.
"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.
"Pilgrim" is "Mortal Kombat" meets "The Monkees," if it was remade as a postadolescent live-action anime romantic comedy. In a totally awesome way.
"Iron Man" — a flawlessly paced origin story with smarts and soul — continues Nick Rogers' daily, alphabetical look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"Hellboy II: The Golden Army" — a sequel far superior to its predecessor — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"Constantine" — a gritty film noir that elevates it beyond a comic-book movie — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.