A month ago, I waded through the box office reports and aggregate reviews of all the movies based on video games over the years to find out how they ranked as far as ticket sales and overall approval from audiences. It was an interesting experiment that offered up some surprises as far as the relationship (or lack thereof) between a film’s success at the… Continue reading The Geek Beat: The Most -- and Least -- Successful Marvel Movies, by the Numbers
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Best of the Week: Plenty More ’80s Remakes Are Coming, ‘The Raid 2′ Video Game, Marvel News Galore, and More
Apr 11, 2014
The Goonies, Wreck-It Ralph and Gremlins may be getting new movies. Oh, and Police Academy may be coming back, too. In more remake news, Timecop is back on. Captain America 3 is definitely happening. And a Mystique spin-off may happen
Right around the time that Thor: The Dark World was released in theaters, Erik Davis posted a persuasive op-ed here at Movies.com about whether or not Marvel Studios has a “villain problem.” The basic thrust of the piece was that Marvel Studios had failed to feature a villain in any of its films that had managed to connect with audiences in… Continue reading Comics on Film: Does Marvel Really Have a Villain Problem?
Who are the Schmoes, and what exactly do they know?
The Schmoes are a couple of regular guys, Kristian Harloff and Mark Ellis, who–like you–are the people for whom movies are made. Each week, we’re posting brand new video from the Schmoes that’ll give their spin on a given movie topic.
In honor of this week’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier, the Schmoes… Continue reading The Schmoes Know Movie Show: The Top 5 Postcredit Scenes in Marvel Movies
Depending on who you ask, the latest entry in Marvel’s growing cinematic universe, “Captain America: The Winter Solider,” is either “one of the best Marvel movies ever” or “the best Marvel movie ever.” And even though superhero sequels haven’t always had… Continue reading 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Review: Is It the Best Marvel Movie Yet?