*This is an update to a post I wrote a few years ago There are two ways to judge the financial success of a movie. The first is the box office gross, and the second is return on investment. For most movies, the only numbers we really have to look at are production budget and … Continue reading Which Comic Book Movies Were the Most Profitable?
Despite all the controversy and differing reviews regarding The Last Jedi, I liked the movie and thought it gave some great insight into where the franchise is going. I like some of the changes; I'm not as fond of others. Fair warning, there will be a lot of spoilers in this post, so if you … Continue reading What Does Last Jedi Tell Us about Episode IX?
I was listening to some Weird Al recently and heard the song "White and Nerdy." One of the lines in the song is "The only question I ever thought was hard was do I like Kirk or do I like Picard?" It got me thinking about the classic Star Trek debate. My thought is that … Continue reading Kirk or Picard?
I really enjoy movies based on comic books, whether they be good like The Dark Knight, or bad like The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. 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: Justice League
I'm not going to give away any spoilers, I just wanted to get down my thoughts on the movie. I have a habit of avoiding trailers, if I can. So I went into The Last Jedi without much knowledge about the movie. I think I had seen a single trailer for the film, and I … Continue reading Quick Thoughts on The Last Jedi
I've written a few times about how the MCU really hasn't done well with their villains. So few of them have been really memorable. For the most part, villains in the Marvel universe are one-dimensional characters that threaten the world/hero, are defeated, then disappear from the franchise. Part of the reason Marvel has been struggling … Continue reading If Disney Buys Fox: Better Villains in the MCU
I really enjoy movies based on comic books, whether they be old like Superman, or new like Wonder Woman. 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. This time it was … Continue reading Comic Book Movie Rewatch: Batman: Mask of the Phantasm