I really enjoy movies based on comic books, whether they be based on well known comics like X-Men, or more obscure titles like Hellboy. Every time I watch one (or re-watch one) I write up a post with my thoughts. I try to be spoiler free, but the older the movie, the less careful I … Continue reading Comic Book Movie Rewatch: Doctor Strange
I really enjoy movies based on comic books, whether they be intentionally comedic like Men in Black, or unintentionally comedic like Ghost Rider. Every time I watch one (or re-watch one) I write up a post with my thoughts. I try to be spoiler free, but the older the movie, the less careful I am. … Continue reading Comic Book Movie Rewatch: V for Vendetta
I read an article a while ago (sorry, I can't find the link) that discussed video game movies and why none of them live up to expectations. That got me thinking about the difference between video game movies and comic book movies. Both comics and video games started as "nerd" activities, but playing video games … Continue reading Will Video Game Movies Ever Surge Like Comic Book Movies Did?
My wife had been waiting to see this movie for a few months, so we went to go see it opening night. I didn't have many expectation at first, but was more excited when I saw it was directed by Luc Besson (who also directed The 5th Element, which is one of my all time … Continue reading Quick Thoughts on Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
This is a just a quick reaction to the announcement that Jodie Whittaker will be replacing Peter Capaldi as the Doctor. I don't really know Jodie Whittaker. All I've seen her in is Attack the Block and Black Mirror. She was really good, but those were also quite a while ago and very different roles. … Continue reading Jodie Whittaker as the 13th Doctor
I know this movie has gotten a lot of praise recently, and deservedly so. It's an excellent movie. This post is not going to praise it as much. Don't get me wrong. It's easily the best movie in the DCEU, and a great comic book movie overall, but it's not perfect. I'll start with what … Continue reading Quick Thoughts on Wonder Woman
My kids are right at that age where Disney movies are the best. They have their favorites, and want to watch them over and over again. The result of this is that I think about Disney movies a lot. Not because I have a particular interest in them, but because I'm exposed to them so … Continue reading The Seven Deadly Sins and Disney Villains