I Could Do This All Day…

I’ve never been a fan of Captain America: The First Avenger.  It’s not a bad movie more than a narratively muddy one that never quite comes clear. Though there are some moments you can see the potential of the character shine through–such as what I like to call the ‘bully’ scene–but on the whole doesn’t […]

Shazam-Not-Wow

We’ve finally–via Entertainment Weekly–got an officially-sanctioned image of Zachary Levi in his Shazam costume. And while the costume itself looks fine–as much of the Internet noticed from not-so-officially sanctioned set photos–Levi doesn’t look so good in it. The greatest problems is the (fake) muscularity of his chest and biceps and questions or proportionality. What we’ve […]

A ‘Strange’ Case of Nonsense

A few days ago Kevin Feige confirmed that there would be a Doctor Strange sequel, which must have been a comfort to the people too clueless to not know better. The original movie earned almost $678 million–on a budget of $165 million–so if there weren’t a sequel it certainly wouldn’t be because it wasn’t profitable.Then […]

Thor: Ragnarok And The New Kit

While Marvel Studios has probably one of the most enviable hit-to-miss ratios in Hollywood–14 and 0, including the upcoming Doctor Strange–that’s not to imply that some of their features weren’t weaker than others.  The first movie based on Thor–patterned loosely on a character from Norse mythology–was surprisingly effective, taking a fairly outlandish character and imbuing […]