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cof countdownheader Comics on Film: Ranking 2014s Comic Book Movies

As people everywhere get ready to say good-bye to the summer season, Comics on Film has reached that time in the year where we can look back on the major comics-based movie releases of the year and figure out which we liked best and which we didn’t like so much. From the blockbuster releases provided by the characters of Marvel Comics at multiple studios, to… Continue reading Comics on Film: Ranking 2014's Comic Book Movies

In 2005 we were given the gift of the beautiful, graphic, black, white and bloody violent good time known as Sin City. People clamored for more, and Hollywood listened… eventually. Just less than a decade later, we have Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Now we can get on with this week’s Film Face-off of Sin City versus Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, which we’ll… Continue reading Film Face-off: 'Sin City' vs. 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For'

justiceleaguecof header Comics on Film: Batman v Superman, Justice League and the Other DC Movies Heading Our Way

As you’ve likely seen by now, Warner Bros. recently announced that it had staked out release dates for 11 new films through the year 2020, nine of which the studio pointed out were specifically based on the stories and characters of DC Comics. We don’t yet know what the films are or what characters will be appearing in them, but this is still a big deal because it represents… Continue reading Comics on Film: 'Batman v Superman,' 'Justice League' and the Other DC Movies Heading Our Way

sci fi blog guardians Comics on Film: Why Guardians of the Galaxy Is Important for More Than Just Marvel

Back in February, Comics on Film devoted some space to anticipating James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy, thinking that its bold willingness to go into the cosmic sector of the Marvel universe could be an important and pivotal moment in the future of comics-based cinema. Sure, it has a rather strange concept and a haphazardly assembled group of protagonists that include talking trees and raccoons, but prerelease materials… Continue reading Comics on Film: Why 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Is Important for More Than Just Marvel

RR Watch: Robert Rodriguezs Ten Minute Film School Is Essential for Aspiring Filmmakers

If four years and a mountain of student loans doesn’t appeal to you, Spy Kids and Machete director Robert Rodriguez has a cure for your film school blues. His “Ten-Minute Film School,” a 1993 episode from the Moving Pictures BBC television series that aired between 1991 and 1996, is essential viewing.

You can find several of his “10-Minute” segments on various