I wasn't sure what to think going into The Marvels. While I was a strong supporter of Brie Larson as Captain Marvel, the eventual eponymous film that we got and the uneven use of her in subsequent appearances had me uncomfortable.
The snow hasn't melted away for most movie-goers (north of the broader that is), yet the summer movie scene is already upon us.
About Critical Perspectives: 2012 was a good year for film -- especially Hollywood. The Academy actually managed to produce a diverse and interesting list of nominees. In the weeks leading up to Oscar night, I hope to start conversations about the various films honored.
Earth's mightiest heroes defeated their box office adversaries this summer and now Marvel & Disney are back crush their home video completion with The Avengers on Blu-Ray. And much like the Avengers themselves there are many different options to choose from when deciding which version to add to your personal movie library.
The first weekend of May typically marks the opening of the summer movie season. Normally, this time of year is when the first of many films begin their theatrical release in hopes of reaching that blockbuster status. Not this year.
It's official: February 29 (aka Leap Day) has been claimed Geek Day.
On this day, October 11, 2011 Christmas came early for every fanboy, geek, and true believer of all ages.
The trailer may of only lasted just over a minute but those short 66 seconds that was enough to satisfy (and tease) decades worth of Marvel fans. Well, at least this Marvel fan anyway.
Going into yet another collaboration from Will Ferrell and director Adam McKay, I tried to keep an open mind about The Other Guys. Not being the biggest fan of either of their previous works, Step Brothers & Talladega Nights, I'll admit I was a bit skeptical this time around. However, I really liked it. Partly because of Mark Wahlberg, Samuel L.
There have been many films about redemption and how one character has to sacrifice so much to find that grace we all desperately seek. Black Snake Moan is sort of about that, except two people turn to each other to find that hidden grace.
Black Snake Moan stars Samuel L. Jackson as Lazurus, a troubled bluesman who is suffering from a loss of faith.