Now that Marvel Studios’ AVENGERS: ENDGAME has come to slay every box office opening in its wake this past week (a movie experience I thoroughly enjoyed), I am compelled to share a particular criticism that I have had since early … Continue reading Marvel Studios / The MCU’s Hawkeye Criticism
May the Fourth be with you. Always. Continue reading Guardians of the Galaxy | May the 4th
So you’re Brian K. Vaughan and you experience that proud moment when you see Marvel and Hulu turn something you created into a TV show. EDIT: the leaked teaser is un-embed-able or has been removed. See the tease at Screenrant.com. … Continue reading Teaser: Marvel’s RUNAWAYS TV Show from Hulu
Well today is kinda cool. pic.twitter.com/GnNk4d64UG — Jason Aaron (@jasonaaron) April 17, 2017 Well, those of us (and we are legion) waiting around (im)patiently for more Southern Bastards can thank the upcoming SCALPED TV show and the developing SOUTHERN BASTARDS TV show … Continue reading Meanwhile, As We Wait for Southern Bastards . . .
As comic book fans — and by natural extension, comic book movie fans — we tend to get a bit passionate about prospective and rumored casting of roles as well as the actual official casting. And in these times of … Continue reading Role Casting in the Modern Era
The way I see it, CA: Civil War (a movie I thoroughly enjoyed both times I saw it at the theater) is that it is a movie that by its very nature is damned if it does, damned if it … Continue reading Defending Captain America: Civil War
Obviously the inspiration for this adaptation, particularly in tone, is more owed to the recently rebooted Archie comics than the old school originals that began in the golden age of comics during the 1940s. So going in with that and … Continue reading The River’s Edge | Riverdale Pilot Commentary
The Official Trailer for Luke Cage on Netflix is finally here!!! Continue reading Netflix: Marvel’s Luke Cage (Official Trailer)
STAR TREK: BEYOND. It was a highly fun and entertaining movie, right in line with the previous two of this J.J. Abrams reboot. We left feeling like it was really good, and I still have that thought a few days … Continue reading Commentary | Star Trek: Beyond
After the excellent and humorous 6th episode “Sundowner” from a couple of weeks back, PREACHER and I have finally reached an accord with each other, I suppose. I’m starting to judge it less in comparison to its comic book/graphic novel … Continue reading Commentary | AMC’S Preacher: Season 1
Broken News Commentary: Finally, like with the television division, a comic book guy is in place to be able to ensure that certain other creative minds don’t go too far off the comic book reservation with the movies. A swift … Continue reading Geoff Johns Now Co-Head of DC Movies
For an action movie with a foulmouthed blabbermouth antihero, it’s pretty good. The opening sequence let’s you know right away (and any parents who may have foolishly brought their little ones expecting Spider-Man, Iron Man or Captain America fare) what the … Continue reading The Merc with a Mouth in a Movie | Thoughts on the Deadpool flick
So the big comic book movie news that went viral today was that the makers of the forthcoming Wolverine 3 (2017) movie are “targeting an R rating”, according to Comicbook.com (and plenty of other sources). My initial reaction was one, surprisingly, … Continue reading Buzz: An R-Rating for Wolverine 3?
By Brandon L. Rucker So recently it was announced that Jason Aaron & Jason Latour’s hit Image Comic series SOUTHERN BASTARDS has been optioned for television development via the FX network. This is good news. My immediate thought is that … Continue reading Comic Book Fetish Casts Southern Bastards TV Show
Just to get the BUZZ section of the site going, I’m posting last week’s Facebook conversation in regards to Flash and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Brandon Rucker I just finished watching a great episode of Agents if SHIELD and a rather good … Continue reading Buzz: Flash Ep. 116 & Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Ep. 214