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X-Men: Apocalypse

ABC Should Shutter All Superhero Shows

It pains me to write this, as I’m a big fan of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. What started off as a great idea, originating from the house of Whedon and building upon previous big-screen properties has become an ongoing battle… Continue Reading →

Is The Gifted FOX’s Answer to ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.?

In geek film and television media, specifically live-action programs based on graphic novels or superhero comic books, if you prefer, we are living in a Platinum Age. With extraordinary special effects and A-list acting talent, not to mention great writing,… Continue Reading →

The Snowman Melts With the Spotlight

Per Matt Not every storyteller can claim to be M. Night Shyamalan, but The Snowman tries to use every trick in the book to make you think it’s a thrilling movie that is similar in tone to those made by… Continue Reading →

Marvel Mutates Source Material Into a Gifted TV Series

When a television pilot introduces a new series with characters who are, “a couple of freaks, same as you,” I immediately perked up. The Gifted had my full attention. Maybe this wasn’t going to be the generic teeny bopper-outsiders soap opera… Continue Reading →

Franchise Movies are Causing Strains for Studios

Hollywood is running out of ideas. Seriously, just look at weekend releases for most of the year and try to find two in a row without a franchise movie release. So far, we have gotten a new or debut installment… Continue Reading →

Logan: Wolverine’s Dramatic Farewell

Fewer characters in the Marvel Universe have as complex history as Logan, better known by his superhero name: Wolverine. Considering most Marvel characters have a convoluted story, this says a lot about the scrappy Canadian fighter. Hugh Jackman is supposedly… Continue Reading →

2016’s Five Best Geek Films

Ranked? Hell no. You can’t rank your favorites! 2016 was so chock-full of geek movie goodness and more box-office action for us nerd kids than you could count in short order. Instead, I’ve selected five films in categories which defined… Continue Reading →

Fast & Sloppy. Like Joker & Harley, Well… You Know.

Round Two… goes to Marvel. Yeah, sadly, I have to admit that Marvel owned the summer at this point. Round One (Civil War vs. Batman v Superman) was clearly a Marvel win. Now Round Two must be ceded to X-Men,… Continue Reading →

Bourne Too Late?

The latest installment of the Jason Bourne film series may have suffered too much lost momentum from its near-decade-later followup, and the side-trip of Legacy.

The X-Men Meet Apocalypse, One Powerful Adversary

With the installment of X-Men: Apocalypse, X-Men has become the Marvel franchise with the most movies in its series. Veteran director Bryan Singer returns in this installment, removed from only X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men: First Class and the two… Continue Reading →

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