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
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
I must confess I have only seen Margot Kidder in five movies. Of course four of them were Superman movies. It is a curious thing that actors like Margot Kidder and Christopher Reeve made many movies. Yet they will both be forever remembered as Lois Lane and Superman/Clark Kent. It is a testament to the … Continue reading Goodbye Margot Kidder
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
I am still basking in the afterglow of the triumph of the Wonder Woman movie. At the same time my anticipation for the upcoming Justice League movie is slowly growing. I recently revisited Man Of Steel (2013), the movie that started this slowly growing DC Extended Universe (DCEU). Man Of Steel received quite a bit … Continue reading Revisting Man Of Steel