The X-Men are one of Marvel Comics’ most iconic brands and well after the film series almost seemingly killed itself with misguided entries like 2006’s X-Men: The Last Stand and 2009’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine, the ship was righted in a big way this year with the release of X-Men: Days of Future Past. If you stayed until the end of the credits, you saw what awaits the Mutant… Continue reading Comics on Film: 5 X-Men Villains That Should Appear in Future Films
We’re entering the final week of the New York Film Festival, and as such, the big centerpiece film has been unveiled: the world premiere of Paul Thomas Anderson’s sprawling comic crime saga “Inherent Vice.” As far as premieres go, this is one of the more hotly anticipated ones — the movie doesn’t open until December and besides a handful of stills and a… Continue reading 'Inherent Vice' NYFF Review: 10 Things You Should Know About Paul Thomas Anderson's New Movie
For the last five years, the Internet has increasingly proven to be the main source of entertainment talent in this age. Justin Bieber became one of the biggest pop stars on the planet thanks to YouTube. Through the same video site, Filipino singer Arnel Pineda became the new singer for Journey, one of the biggest bands in the world. This weekend’s hot movie The
If there’s one thing that stinks about prequel movies, specifically the kind meant to present the origin story of an iconic villain, it’s that a feature or even a trilogy isn’t enough to show us the beginnings of an evil character. Not just a bad guy, but someone for whom our first impression is their committing anything from a gruesome murder… Continue reading What Movie Should Get a Prequel TV Series?
This column has been watching Guardians of the Galaxy with great interest for the past year or so for a number of reasons, but it ultimately boils down to two succinct points:
1. There needs to be a popular science fiction adventure franchise out there that doesn’t have “star” or “wars” in the title.
2. Someone needed to officially wash the taste of Green Lantern out… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Is the Movie 'Green Lantern' Should Have Been