Aquaman – Final Trailer

I’m not quite sold on James Wan’s Aquaman.  This is besides the fact that think, for the most part, the DCEU (DC Cinematic Universe) is a bit of a clusterfuck, which is problematic because it consists of characters so iconic, so well-known that it should be relatively difficult to screw it up. After all, Marvel […]

Once Upon A Deadpool – Official Trailer

What’s the point of Once Upon A Deadpool, or as I like to call it, Deadpool 2-lite? A cynical money grab by Fox to see if they could milk more dinero from a movie already released–and gone–from theaters?   A ploy by Disney–who gained the rights to Deadpool and all the characters that comprise the […]

Of Inhuman Arrogance

‘Hindsight is always 20-20’ which means it’s easy to say how something would have been successful after the fact. I mention it because prognosticators at The Hollywood Reporter have decided that Marvel Studios had dodged a bullet by abandoning plans for a feature film based on the Inhumans. And that’s entirely possible, though the reasons […]

Aquaman – Extended Trailer

I’ve got to admit, this one sold me. I’ve been ambivalent about an Aquaman movie every since that ridiculous footage from Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice. And while the snow-globe opening of this trailer is a bit of a cliche (for some reason Citizen Kane popped into my head though I’m sure that wasn’t […]

X-Men: Dark Phoenix – Teaser Trailer

Let’s start by being honest:  I can’t stand what Fox is doing with the X-Men just as much as I can’t stand when Sony–when left to their own devices–tends to end up doing with Spider-Man. Which is ruining them. And before you bring up Deadpool, that movie was an aberration and something that if the […]