Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle – Trailer

I see what they’re trying to do with Jake Kasdan’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, but for the life of me I’m not entirely sure why (other than a studio banking on nostalgia and an establised iP, that is).   I haven’t seen Joe Johnston’s 1995 Jumanji, which I assume this movie is a reboot of, […]

‘The Rocketeer’ Redux

This is an interesting bit of news.  According to Vulture, by way of Superherohype, there’s talk of a reboot of Dave Stevens’ ‘Rocketeer,’ which I think is a really cool idea.  The original film, directed by Joe Johnston, most recently of “Captain America,” didn’t do too well at the box office, earning almost $47 million […]

‘Captain America’ Review

Edited 7/25 917, 949, 950, 951 If you’re looking for a Captain America whose roots drink heavily of the 1940’s, you’re in the wrong movie.  If you’re looking for nostalgic entertainment of a time that’s in the vein of Indiana Jones, you’re found it. Karina Longworth, of The Village Voice, criticizes Marvel Studios’ “Captain America: […]