It seems pretty safe to say that Mad Max: Fury Road is a bona fide success at this point. The new installment of director George Miller’s post-apocalyptic wasteland saga is earning near-universal praise from critics while raking in box-office revenue, and yet the most impressive aspect of Fury Road‘s success just might be the fact that it’s the follow-up to a film released… Continue reading The Geek Beat: 7 Classic Geek-Friendly Franchises That Deserve A Sequel
As beloved and iconic as it is, let’s face the facts: the original film of Annie is looking a little crusty these days. Sure, it has its charms and it’s going to exist as long as someone pays to keep it in print, but it feels more like a curiosity. It’s no longer vital. So it’s easy to understand why the new version… Continue reading Movie Musicals That Deserve a Fancy New Reboot Like 'Annie'
So far it’s just a rumor, and it’s just too ridiculous to believe in spite of Latino Review’s reputation, but supposedly Sony is working on a Spider-Man spin-off focused on Aunt May. No, it won’t just be two hours of her washing Peter Parker’s undies. This would be a period-set backstory in which young May Reilly (at least I think it’s… Continue reading Spider-Man's Aunt May and Other Minor Superhero Characters Who Deserve a Spin-Off
Big Hero 6 does something that we’re probably going to see happen a lot more in the coming years. As Marvel Studios continues to bring the big names from its comics to the big screen, Disney Animation has taken a more obscure title and run wild with it, creating a movie that bears Marvel trademarks while not being directly connected to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It’s smart business… Continue reading Marvel Heroes Who Deserve Their Own Animated Movie