Vertigo’s Hellraiser was a groundbreaker of sorts for DC Comics, which despite being adapted as a movie starring Keanu Reeves in 2005 and a television show in 2014 was never quite as successful as fans of the character would have wanted it to be.
Overall I think the movement of superheroes from the comic shop to the television has been a good one, though that doesn’t necessarily mean that everything that’s made the transition is necessarily that good. I have noticed a variance in quality, which I think happens for three reasons. The first is that the line that separates a series […]
Otto Preminger is a directer of some renown, having directed 42 features according to IMDB. And of those 42 films, I am only aware of four: Carmen Jones, The Boy With The Golden Arm, Porgy and Bess and Anatomy Of A Murder. And of those four, I have only seen Anatomy of A Murder. Twice. […]
I just finished watching “Justice League: Doom” on Netflix, and I have to admit that I enjoyed it. I like that way that the Hall of Doom was used, and much to my liking, there wasn’t a bit of camp, irony or nods (other than its appearance) to the one that originally that appeared in […]
I like movies–which has more than a little to do with me writing for a movie website–though superhero films hold a special place in my heart. As a kid, when I wasn’t imagining myself as Captain Koenig of Moonbase Alpha, I was a superhero, and Bear Mountain in New York’s Central Park (26 miles of parkland […]