The latest installment of my trend-upsetting Movie Night column for Lit Monthly has posted on their website. Click on the photo to read about the first time Marvel Comics went live action with their shtick, and the mixed results that ensued. (I promise I’ll be off the superhero kick after this… ‘cept maybe when the new Batman movie … Continue reading
Another installment of my award-unwinning Movie Night column for Lit Monthly has posted on the magazine’s website. Click on the photo to read about more of the worst comic book flicks ever made.
The long anticipated Avengers will hit theaters this month, and The Dark Knight Rises and The Amazing Spider-Man are right behind it. Over the course of the past decade, comic book-themed movies have become huge box office bonanzas; however, for every Dark Knight, X2: X-Men United, and Spider-Man 2, there are scads of comic book-themed … Continue reading
One of the most enjoyable (albeit more light-hearted) WWII action movies this side of Where Eagles Dare, Captain America: The First Avenger is superhero spectacle by way of Band of Brothers with a dash of The Raiders of the Lost Ark. Clever, brisk, and patriotic (but not jingoistic), it’s one of the better comic book movies … Continue reading