Captain America: Civil War smashed its way into theaters this weekend and officially kicked off the summer blockbuster season. It also took in $181.8 million dollars and marked the biggest opening weekend for a stand-alone superhero franchise film (though I use that term loosely since the movie was sort of Avengers 2.5). Fittingly, Civil WarContinue reading “Captain America: Civil War”
After nearly two weeks of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice being panned as a grim, joyless slog, the website Birth.Movies.Death. reported last Friday that Warner Bros. is working to lighten up its next DC Comics flick, Suicide Squad – which will hit theaters on August 5. But while the timing of the news seemsContinue reading ““Make ‘Em Laugh””
Founded in 1934 and 1939, respectively, DC Comics and Marvel Comics have been rivals for nearly 80 years. But while that competition mostly existed in the pages of the comic books that gave them their starts, it’s increasingly showing up on the big and small screens as well.
As a kid, I never really had a problem reading a movie review before actually going to see a film. I had already made my mind up about whether or not I wanted to see a new flick, so neither a good review nor a bad one could sway me. Yet as I’ve started seeingContinue reading “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”
Like millions of other people, the Mysterious Mr. C and I had tickets to go see Deadpool on its opening day, but a pair of nasty head colds prevented us from checking it out until this past Saturday. (Quick shout-out to Fandango since I had no idea that you could turn in your tickets forContinue reading “Deadpool”