In 1939, Timely Comics, the predecessor to what would become Marvel Comics, released Marvel Comics #1 featuring three new characters; Captain America, Namor the Sub-mariner and the Human Torch. 464 more words
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So, I heard about this live-action Ghost in the Shell movie that’s in the works, starring Scarlett Johansson in the lead role as “the Major.” I am mildly intrigued by this possibility, but I didn’t think about it much until I heard… 1,203 more words
Fox’s much maligned Fantastic Four reboot turned out to be better than expected when I watched it earlier this week. It had received horrible reviews (Metacritic score of only 27) and has made less at the US box office in 42 days of release than the first… 1,141 more words
Well I don’t want to kick a film when it’s down. But Fantastic Four is every bit the disaster we’ve been led to believe.
Playing spot-the-reshoot notwithstanding, there’s plenty of evidence of studio panic in the editing suite the likes of which we’ve probably not seen since the Ralph Fiennes/Uma Thurman misguided update of The Avengers in the 90’s. 161 more words