Comic Book Movie Rewatch: The Wolverine Trilogy

I'm still going through movies adapted from comic books, though I'm starting to run a little low on available titles. This post is about the 2009┬ámovie X-Men Origins: Wolverine, 2013's The Wolverine (Extended cut), and 2017's Logan. X-Men Origins: Wolverine IMDb Rating: 6.7/10 Rotten Tomatoes critics: 38% Rotten Tomatoes audience: 59% My Rating: 4/10 This … Continue reading Comic Book Movie Rewatch: The Wolverine Trilogy

Looking back at the Marvel Netflix Series

It's been a while since the series were cancelled, so I thought I'd go back and look at the franchise as a whole. Daredevil This whole series is just ridiculously good. As I finished watching season 3, I started to see it as the television equivalent of the Dark Knight trilogy. Daredevil is dark, complex, … Continue reading Looking back at the Marvel Netflix Series

Comic Book Movie Rewatch: Planet Hulk

I'm still going through movies adapted from comic books, though I'm starting to run a little low on available titles. This post is about the 2010 animated movie Planet Hulk. Planet Hulk IMDb Rating: 6.8/10 Rotten Tomatoes critics: N/A Rotten Tomatoes audience: 55% My Rating: 7/10 Though I haven't watched many of them, this was … Continue reading Comic Book Movie Rewatch: Planet Hulk

Which Comic Book Movies Were the Most Profitable?

*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?

If Disney Buys Fox: Better Villains in the MCU

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

Strengths and Weaknesses in the DCEU and MCU

A while ago, I wrote a post comparing the DCEU approach to the MCU. I focused a lot on suspension of disbelief, and how Marvel's light hearted tone allowed for a greater level of forgiveness than DC's darker approach. Now, after each franchise has released a few more movies, I've decided to go back and … Continue reading Strengths and Weaknesses in the DCEU and MCU

Comic Book Movie Rewatch: Doctor Strange

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