Women directors aren’t exactly a known quantity as far as action movies go, and I suspect that that’s less a commentary on their ability to do the job than preconceived notions about what they as women can and cannot do. And that’s a shame though it’s also a trend that’s beginning to change. And speaking […]
I enjoyed both Hellboy (2004) and it’s sequel, Hellboy: The Golden Army (2008) and for awhile I couldn’t understand why both movies underwhelmed at the box office. Before now, that is. What I missed was that Hellboy was always a niche character. He was in the comics and apparently he’s the same in the movies. […]
According to The Wrap James Gunn has returned to Marvel Studios to direct Guardians Of The Galaxy, Vol. 3! How this change of events came about I have no idea, but I imagine it puts Disney in an awkward position because they overreacted to some tactless, stupid Tweets from James Gunn’s past. I suspect that […]
According to the Interwebs there’s been more than a little bit of buzz revolving around Captain Marvel, the 21st installment of the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) and not all of it was favorable. As far as I can tell most of the problems–particularly some sort of feminist agenda–are blatantly nonsense. That being said, you’ll notice […]
I recently cut a reaction trailer for the recently released Captain Marvel: Special Look (2019), where in my somewhat meandering fashion, I discuss not only why I haven’t seen Aquaman but why I prefer superhero movies from Marvel Studios. Agree? Disagree? Let me know in the Down Below.
Patty Jenkins’ upcoming Wonder Woman feature has a quality that’s shared with no other recent movie bearing the DC logo (and it’s not an opening projection that’s projected somewhere in the ballpark of $175 million worldwide). The quality in question is its Rotten Tomatoes score. According to the aggregator the movie has amassed a 97 […]