Review – Avengers: Age of Ultron

“For me, one of the signs of a good movie is that it rewards repeat viewing.  Avengers: Age of Ulton fits the bill.”   I’ve already reviewed Avengers: Age of Ultron here for Moviepilot, though I tend to be easily overwhelmed by spectacle–which this movie has in spades–so I saw it a second time, to better […]

‘Iron Man 4’ Is A Go!

According to Robert Downey, Jr. Iron Man 4 is happening and truth be told I am a little torn by the decision.  It’s a good thing because Downey, for millions of people (including this writer) embodies Tony Stark. It’s not such a good thing because Marvel has to know that they’re just delaying the inevitable.  Originally […]

Is Sony Mismanaging The Spider-Man Franchise?

Part 1: Send In The B-Team Looking at Marvel today, it would be easy to assume that they have always been as successful as they are.  Though you’d be wrong because, before they were purchased by Disney, even before they launched their movie production arm, Marvel Studios, they were flirting with bankruptcy. To stop the […]

‘Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit’ Trailer

The character of Jack Ryan, created by Tom Clancy (who passed recently) has appeared prior to “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” and been played by two different actors in three instances, kind of like a domestic James Bond. The first time the character appeared in movies was 1990, in “The Hunt For Red October” and was played Alec Baldwin. […]

Who Will Be…The Batman! Or Iron Man!

I have no idea, though neither does Margaret Lyons over at Vulture.com.  She says that Christian Bale is definitely NOT returning to the Batcave.  Whatever anyone thinks about Bale – or his temperament – the man is Batman in the same way that Robert Downey, Jr. is Iron Man. But seeing that Downey has not signed up […]