October 8, 2022.Reading time 8 minutes.
After Marvel flirted with horror this summer in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, they’re finally going all in. Just weeks ahead of Halloween, the Marvel Cinematic Universe releases one-off seasonal special, Werewolf By Night. It’s a smart move for a couple of reasons. Anyone old enough to remember television before the streaming age […]
June 21, 2022.Reading time 8 minutes.
While COVID-19 slowed it down momentarily, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is once again firing on all cylinders. Following on the heels of Spider-Man: No Way Home’s massive success, Doctor Strange in The Multiverse of Madness set some of its own box office marks. That’s pretty impressive for a sequel to a movie for what’s essentially […]
April 6, 2022.Reading time 7 minutes.
Give Sony Entertainment some credit. They’re bound and determined to expand a peripheral Spider-Man shared universe populated by the webslinger’s rogues. Even after their Amazing Spider-Man franchise crashed and burned, Sony persisted with two dicey Venom movies. After a long and winding road to a theatrical release, Morbius has finally arrived. And with Disney rebooting […]
March 30, 2022.Reading time 7 minutes.
Even with disruption to its big screen world due to COVID, Marvel Comics continue to expand their cinematic universe with their Disney Plus limited series. So far Marvel has used the mini-series format to take some big risks with story and style. And the results have been surprisingly fun and effective. But Marvel’s newest limited […]
September 15, 2020.Reading time 9 minutes.
Finally – The New Mutants has arrived in theatres. Sort of. Yes, the last of Fox Studios’ stand-alone X-Men movies has endured a troubled journey to theatres. Recall The New Mutants was original slated for an April 2018 release. Negative rumors and speculation accompanied numerous scheduling changes and re-shoots. Initially, the studio pitched the movie […]
February 22, 2020.Reading time 9 minutes.
Ah, the 1980’s was a simpler time. You could watch episodes of your favourite television show in any order. Continuity wasn’t an issue. And our action heroes weren’t bogged down with angst And introspection. Less cerebral, more brawn, it was shoot first, then shoot again. It was the era of the Arnold Schwarzenegger’s and Sylvester […]