We Need More Asian Superheroes Like Fan Bingbing's Blink
Why am I going to see X-Men: Days of Future Past? Because of Fan Bingbing. To be fair, Fan Bingbing-as-superhero-Blink isn’t the only thing I’m looking forward to: I’m a (casual, as opposed to mega) fan of the X-Men movies, especially... Read more
Is 'Fantastic Four' Making the Same Mistake as 'Man of Steel'?
Realistic, gritty, grounded. Are there any three words that comic book fans are more tired of hearing from filmmakers? Those three buzzwords are thrown around like confetti every time a new superhero film is in development, as if a necessary... Read more
'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D' Recap: Agents of Nothing
Mission BriefingS.H.I.E.L.D. is still in pieces after the recent attacks from embedded HYDRA agents, and the U.S. governement is threatening to blow up the organization into even smaller pieces when S.H.I.E.L.D. is labeled a terrorist... Read more
'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Joins the Ranks of the Best Uses of Led Zeppelin in Movies
With the band's reputation for selectivity in mind, it's a special treat whenever we get to hear a Led Zeppelin tune in the backdrop of a film, television show, or — perhaps even most effectively — movie trailer. The genius of any Zep... Read more
4 Ways 'Agent Carter' Can Improve on 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'
In what is likely revenge on the public for not buying enough comic books in the last 20 years, Marvel is continuing its hostile takeover of popular culture with yet another television spin-0ff of its cinematic universe. According to Deadline... Read more
'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D' Recap: The Clairvoyant Is Revealed!
Spoiler Warning: If you haven't watched Captain America: The Winter Soldier, turn back now! This episode divulges major plot points of the film. You should definitely try to watch the film before continuing with the series. The aptly... Read more
The 20 Best Bad Guys the New 'Sinister Six' Director Has Ever Given Us
There are times where directorial hiring feels like a good fit, but others where they feel like planetary alignment. After being considered for the position a couple of months back, Drew Goddard is in negotiations to both write and direct... Read more
Kevin Feige Talks the Marvel Universe's Genre Mission, and the Future of Black Widow
Looming large over the Russo Brothers, Joe Johnston, and even Joss Whedon, is the Marvel Universe's kingpin Kevin Feige. The super producer keeps the comic book film franchise running like clockwork, churning out golden cinematic entries like... Read more