Dark Phoenix has been in theaters for just under three weeks and in the eyes of many the movie is dead in the water. Unfortunately lackluster reviews and negative word of mouth have put a damper on any hype for this movie. I will say that I had little hope of Dark Phoenix being a … Continue reading Dark Phoenix Rises To The Occasion
The runaway success of Captain Marvel is impressive. To date the movie has earned one billion dollars worldwide. One billion dollars! For a comic book character that is unknown to the general public that is spectacular. Box office dollars do not necessarily equate to the quality of a movie. One can argue about the quality of … Continue reading Captain Marvel’s Soaring Success
The creations of comic book legend Stan Lee have forever changed the entertainment world. Lee was not alone. Over the years he was more than ably assisted by comic book artists such as Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, Don Heck, John Buscema, John Romita Sr., Bill Everett and Gene Colan among many others. Many of Lee's … Continue reading Goodbye Stan Lee: My Humble Tribute
It took just one film, Man Of Steel (2013), for Henry Cavill to win me over. I was intrigued by Cavill in the initial Man Of Steel trailers. Watching the trailers I had no idea who Henry Cavill was, but he sure looked good as Superman. Christopher Reeve's portrayal of Superman/Clark Kent will more … Continue reading Henry Cavill, Superman No More?
Expectations can be a dangerous thing. Going into a movie expecting it to be fantastic can be an enormous letdown. Over the last few years I have learned to control my expectations in regards to movies. Sometimes this is an impossible task, especially when it comes to one’s favorite actors, franchises or genres. I have … Continue reading A Few Thoughts On The Shazam! Trailer
Steve Ditko was truly an original. His quirky style of art set him apart from his contemporaries. His imagination seemed boundless. Some of his creations have proven to be timeless. Ditko was an extremely gifted man. He may have been out of the spotlight for a long time but his influence is ever present. I … Continue reading Goodbye Steve Ditko
Chris Evans, please say it isn’t so! Allegedly Evans will be retiring his shield after Avengers: Infinity War Par Two (2019). I know not to expect these actors to want to portray superheroes forever. As fans, especially Marvel Cinematic Universe fans, we are delighting in the bevy of quality superhero movies. An actor, on the … Continue reading Goodbye Captain America?
A film starring the Black Widow is Marvel Studio's most overdue movie. I do not say this as a fan of Scarlett Johansson's portrayal of the character. I say this not because Marvel is long overdue to produce a movie with a female lead. At this time Marvel Studios producing a Black Widow movie just … Continue reading Marvel Studio’s Most Overdue Movie
This is not necessarily a year end best of list. Below you will find several entertainment highlights that really stood out for me in 2017. The list includes movies, television shows, concerts and music releases. Besides, best of lists are highly subjective. Justice League - What a treat to finally see this team on the … Continue reading Some Highlights From 2017
As I write this Arrow season six is three episodes old. Season five was a surprisingly effective return to form. Season Four was by far the weakest season of the show. Can season six build on the strengths of season five? Here are a few of my thoughts and initial impressions. Beware, there are spoilers. … Continue reading Arrow Season Six