Much like every plan Deadpool’s ever had, there are about a million ways Deadpool’s first movie could have gone wrong. It’s a superhero deconstruction, wrapped inside a romantic comedy, sprinkling body horror on top of the comic book origin story template. If played wrong, this could have been a crass, unforgivable trainwreck, leaving everyone in the theater feeling like Deadpool after he used Colossus as a kickboxing bag. [Read more…] about Deadpool The Movie: Some @$$hat’s Review
Comic Book Movies
You might have heard all of the criticism, you might have seen the movie, and you might have noticed that the movie only made $28.2 million in its first box office weekend. In anticipation for a review, I decided to ignore all of that and go in the movie with an unbiased mindset. What did I think? Well, here’s the review. [Read more…] about Fantastic Four Review – We Loved It! (haha relax, Jk)
Avengers 2 is a big, bold, fascinating mess, and it feels the most like the experience of reading marvel comics so far in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. What does it say about the state of Marvel Studios that the movie most immersed in Marvel lore is pretty easily the most disposable of the last three years? [Read more…] about Avengers 2: The Age of Ultron Review – Putting the Comic Book in Comic Book Movies
Ant-Man has always been an underdog, a fighter for the literal little guy, but it wasn’t until Guardians of the Galaxy took the world by storm that it truly felt like Marvel’s gutsiest and riskiest movie by a long shot. I mean, Ant-Man was a founding member of Stan Lee and Jack Kirby’s Avengers, as well as a founding member of Mark Millar and Bryan Hitch’s Ultimates. Hank Pym is one of the smartest men in the Marvel Universe, often seen science-ing with Reed Richards, Tony Stark, and hank McCoy. Surely he belongs in the Marvel Cinematic Universe more than a ragtag Guardians team no one had heard of until 2008? [Read more…] about The World’s Only Ant-Man Movie Review
“Batman: Assault on Arkham” is the latest film in the DC Animated Universe series. The film is based off the popular “Arkham” video game series (Arkham Asylum, Arkham City, Arkham Origins, and next year Arkham Knight). The film actually takes place between two of the games (Origins and Asylum). The story follows Batman (Kevin Conroy) as he faces the “Suicide Squad” and the Joker (Troy Baker) during a deadly night in Arkham Asylum. [Read more…] about “Batman: Assault on Arkham” Animated Movie Review!