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 […]

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 […]

Iron Fist, Season Two – Review

I binged–a word I have every intention of continuing the use of–the second season of Marvel’s Iron Fist last week and it was…okay. It course-corrects from first season, which seemed to spend as much time with Joy and Ward Meechum (Jessica Stroup and Tom Pelphrey) as it did with Danny Rand/Iron Fist (Finn Jones). One […]

The Villainy of Ben Mendelsohn

Is it even possible that Ben Mendelsohn can play anything but a villain? I’m admittedly not too familiar with his filmography–I first noticed the actor from Netflix’s Bloodline (2015-2017) where he was less an antagonist than just troubled–though the next thing I caught him in was 2016’s Rogue One where as Admiral Krennic he was […]