In the first Iron Man movie, Tony Stark was clever and bold. In the second, he was confused but arrogant. In The Avengers, he truly emerged as a hero amongst heroes, growing up while maintaining his wit and charm. If the trailer is any indicator, Iron Man 3 has Tony Stark turning into a bitter,… Continue reading Tony Stark is absolutely grumpy about the new Iron Man 3 trailer
If there’s one thing that’s clear about this summer’s blockbuster movie lineup, it’s that superhero movies have gone from terrible homages as they’ve been in recent years to full-blown blockbusters that any geek can enjoy (as well as non-geeks alike). The Avengers and The Amazing Spiderman have done exceptionally well and The Dark Knight Rises… Continue reading Are Thor and Captain America strong enough for sequels?
The Hollywood hype machine is already anointing this summer as the biggest one in movie history. The Avengers shattered records and it may not even be the biggest blockbuster of the summer if Bane (I mean The Dark Knight Rises) comes out firing. Beneath all of the hoopla surrounding comic book superheroes and recycled sequels,… Continue reading Movies for reel geeks: 7 upcoming non-blockbusters to put on your list
The math is pretty straight forward. It was likely the most widely-downloaded camcorder recording of a movie ever. Following the thinking of the MPAA, this dramatically hurts the profits of ailing Hollywood studios because illegal downloads are the worst thing that has come out of the digital age. It stands to reason that they should… Continue reading Dear Hollywood: If illegal downloads hurt your industry, Avengers should have flopped
May the Fourth be with you! Its Star Wars day and there is no better day than this to let your nerd hang out and go see Marvel’s Avengers this weekend. I celebrated early this year, attending the midnight premier of The Avengers in costume. I have been an avid comic fan for many years… Continue reading Nerds unite! Celebrating Star Wars Day with The Avengers