Jun 042014
 
X-Men: Days of Future Past Review (2014)

Movie goers get a healthy dose of mutant mayhem as well as Wolverine butt in X-Men: Days of Future Past. In the latest installment of the X-Men franchise, we get a melding of both the old and the new as the original X-Men are featured along with the First Class versions. Many critics are hailing [Read more…]

May 282014
 
Nerdist Video Has Patton Oswalt as General Zod's Lawyer

One thing that I love about geek culture is our ability to laugh at ourselves and also at the things that we love. Even though we may watch a tv show or a movie multiple times, we can still lovingly mock it or satirize it without destroying our appreciation of it. A recent example of [Read more…]

May 232014
 
Edgar Wright Leaves Ant-Man

In a stunning move, director Edgar Wright has left the production of Ant-Man. It seems that he left the movie due to creative issues with Marvel. Personally, I find this ominous as Edgar Wright co-wrote the script with Joe Cornish. It does appear that Marvel isn’t too concerned as they have come out and said [Read more…]

May 232014
 
X-Men: Days of Future Past Opens Big

In no surprise, X-Men: Days of Future Past opened big Thursday night. The latest X-Men movie took in $8.1 million in Thursday night showings, While some will point out that Godzilla took in $9.3 last Thursday, you have to remember that Godzilla had two screenings on Thursday night as opposed to just one for X-Men; [Read more…]

May 072014
 
The Bill Finger Batman Saga Continues

The sad reality of the comic book industry is that many creators have gone unrecognized for their contributions that they made. One such case is Bill Finger, who many credit as being a co-creator, along with Bob Kane, of DC Comic’s Batman. The topic has come up again recently as the new Batman-themed series, Gotham, [Read more…]

May 072014
 
Jim Steranko Has a Plan to Fix Agents of SHIELD

Marvel comics legend Jim Steranko has not been a big fan of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and he’s not shy about expressing his opinion. To address the issues that he sees with the show, he’s outlined a seven point plan to fix it. Here are his recommendations (via the Hollywood Reporter). Terminate the plodding, Dickensesque [Read more…]