Category Archives: Comics

Star Wars VII, VIII, IX… and beyond?!

Well, apparently one does. I don’t know if anyone else saw this coming, but I was completely blindsided. Disney just bought Lucasfilm, including the rights to all their films – and most importantly, Star Wars and Indiana Jones. Apparently, due to some rights issues with Paramount, Indy is just going to retire. That’s sad, but… Read More »

The Avengers (2012) with spoilers, and new things on the internet

You know, I was going to write a whole post about the specifics of stuff I loved about The Avengers. You’ve already seen my spoiler-free gushing (assuming you have done your homework properly). I thought about the stuff I would say – the coolness of Black Widow’s “terror” scene with the Hulk; the coolness of… Read More »

Review: The Avengers (2012) (no spoilers)

Yesterday (well, technically today) I posted that The Avengers was one of three movies that I would see even if I had to sell my mother to the Russians, with no guilt. Having seen it now, I completely stand by that claim. In fact, I’d consider selling her now just to see it again. What… Read More »

7 movies my mother has to worry about (and a bunch more)

2012 has an impressive line-up of films. Time travel, mutation, gods, monsters, hobbits, technology, and sheer awesomeness all combine to create an almost inescapable desire to just set up an automatic withdrawal from my checking account to my local movie theater. Almost. As usual, but even more so this year, money is tight. Hard choices… Read More »

The Birth of Gabriel Bright – DC Universe

Out of the ashes of our future destruction, a new hero has been born. Gabriel Bright. Beacon of hope. Defender of justice. Burdened, as are we all, with the knowledge of what is to come – and the responsibility to prevent it. View now, the future we must change: So, what you just watched (you… Read More »

Review: Captain America

(Man, I’m actually burning through my movie picks this year. This is awesome – big thank you to my parents for babysitting.) Tonight my wife and I settled in for the highly anticipated Captain America: The First Avenger – and on opening weekend, no less! The trailers for this movie have looked awesome. Did the… Read More »

Seeing Green… Lanterns

How many major “cons” are there in a year (that’s “conference” for the un-geeked)? New footage is spilling out like water from WonderCon, held recently, and Green Lantern is pouring out 4 minutes of mostly new scenes. Thankfully, it almost all looks better than the first official trailer, which I basically panned. It’s still a… Read More »