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'
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
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