June 30, 2019. This day means we are somehow halfway through 2019. Where does the time go? Instead of waiting to make an End of Year Top 10 list, I wanted to look back at my favorites of the year so far.
After 19 years, 12 films, 2 Phoenix saga-focused films, and 1 franchise-binding Wolverine, the X-Men franchise is over. Dark Phoenix wraps up the X-Men prequel films and franchise before the inevitable Disney/MCU reboot switch is turned on. After an established history, I couldn’t see this franchise ending with anything less than an applause. It is heartbreaking toContinue reading “‘Dark Phoenix’ brings a smoldering end to the X-Men film franchise”
When I look back at 2018 in film, I will remember a few things: this was a great year for documentaries; foreign and world cinema are on the rise; smaller studios are creating the majority of original content and interesting projects right now; the superhero genre continues to grow and still has the ability toContinue reading “2018’s Best”
If you have been living under a rock, Disney and Marvel have been dealing with a fair amount of controversy and backlash in the last few weeks. After the firing of James Gunn over past controversial tweets, the wave of disappointment and anger has been coming from fans and actors alike. As this saga reachesContinue reading “Disney’s Galactic mistake with James Gunn”
Everyone remember Avengers: Infinity War? The culmination of the first 10 years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that was paced with amazing action sets, high stakes, and ripped out the hearts of fans all over the world by the time the end credits rolled. But we missed out on one of the more entertaining Avengers.WhereContinue reading “Light ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp’ a welcome breather as the MCU’s 20th film.”
Over the last few years since the superhero movie genre has taken off, the films have become diversified as far as adding different elements for the world-saving good guys. From the bank heist twists of Ant-Man to the buddy cop addition to Thor: Ragnarok, the range of superhero films is ever expanding. But there isContinue reading “‘Deadpool 2’ is another breath of comedic fresh air in the superhero genre.”
Where was Tic-Tac?
18 movies. 10 years. After much build-up, pre-release hype, and social-media speculation and guessing games along with every small superhero collaborations and victory, the time finally arrived. Marvel Studios brought all of their heroes together – and they did mean “all” – for a battle for the fate of the universe. A movie that hasContinue reading “‘Avengers: Infinity War’ is a dazzling comic-book spectacle a decade in the making”
With the release date moving up a week, a new trailer had to be released for the upcoming Marvel ensemble film. And the superhero powerhouse franchise did not disappoint today.
And Marvel Studios does it again! Marvel Studios and Disney’ biggest superhero team-up has moved up to hit North America theaters a week earlier than anticipated.