Marvel Studios broke new ground by creating a shared universe between its movies, leading to various team-ups and major crossovers such as the Avengers films. Warner Bros. is trying to capture the same success with its movies of the DC Extended Universe, starting with Batman V Superman and continuing into November’s Justice League. Universal’s Kong: Skull […]
Although I didn’t watch it when it came out, I appreciate the original Power Rangers show as a series that stressed optimism, idealism, cooperation, forgiveness and being able to learn from mistakes. Plus, they were teenagers who fought evil aliens and piloted giant robot versions of a T-rex, a pterodactyl, a mastodon, a stegosaurus, and a […]
During a live Q&A at the TriBeCa Film Festival in April 2016, J.J. Abrams was asked by a young boy from the audience as to who Rey’s parents were. As this is perhaps the most prevailing mystery in the Star Wars series to date, the question drew cheers from the audience. At a loss for […]
Hugh Jackman reprises the role of Wolverine for the last time in the recent release Logan. Hugh has now played the role of James Howlett AKA Logan AKA Wolverine. But some folks are still curious about its position in space and time, considering that the X-Men movies have created multiple timelines. So here’s a quick […]
Movie theaters are being decorated by posters for Transformers: The Last Knight, the next chapter in Michael Bay’s Transformers saga which comes out in June. This story promises to span history itself, with a look back at the living robots being tied to World War II. But I couldn’t help but wonder, not the first […]
This week, filming begins on Avengers: Infinity War. Set to release in 2018, this will be the third Avengers film from Marvel Studios, with a fourth untitled film scheduled for release the following year. Avengers: Infinity War will involve not only the Avengers roster but many other superheroes seen across the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But […]
Peter Parker’s “spider-sense” is arguably his most famous power. It’s been called a “spider-sense” a “danger-sense” and even a “spider instinct.”It gets referenced throughout all corners of pop culture. If someone has a bad feeling, there’s a fair chance they’ll say “my spider-sense is tingling” or “my fill-in-the-blank-sense is tingling!” But what exactly is it? […]
Directed by Scott Derrickson and starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Doctor Strange is the fourteenth Marvel Studios film and the first foray into the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s magical side, delivering a story full of sorcerers, relics, and dark dimensions. So beware of spoilers as we dive into a discussion of just what this movie brings to the table.