Rejoice, my brethren, for this is the Deadpool movie we have all been waiting and hoping for! This movie was flat out awesome. It was like seeing the comics come to life – breaking of the fourth wall, crazed hallucination sequences, blood, violence, sex, jokes, sight gags – and all of it ratcheted up to eleven. All the fun, all the action, all the Deadpool. [Read more…]
The first full teaser trailer for Jessica Jones was released this morning, and we get a good look at the people in her corner of New York City, and at what she’s going up against… including herself. [Read more…]
Noah and Daren share their thoughts on the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s newest and smallest hero, Ant-Man. [Read more…]
This week, filmmaker and writer (and sometime “Slice of SciFi” contributor) Mark Edlitz drops by to talk about his new book, “How to Be a Superhero”, an extensive compendium of interviews covering the most popular superhero movies and television shows of the past seventy years.
Mark takes the readers takes the reader behind the scenes, through 35 penetrating interviews with actors and actresses who have played the world’s greatest superheroes, supervillains, antiheroes and sidekicks, as well as 70 photographs. [Listen to the show…]
Here, there be tons of spoilers.
Avengers: Age of Ultron has generated a lot of buzz, positive, neutral, disappointed, and on occasion angry, so this week, Noah, Daren, Gini and Summer talk about the movie, the direction it seems to be shifting the Marvel Cinematic Universe towards, and what certain story choices (or avoidance of choices) might herald for upcoming films in the larger line.
Are we getting closer to superhero overload faster than anticipated, or are our expectations way too high after the bars set by Avengers and Captain America: The Winter Soldier? [Listen to the show…]
Noah and Daren also saw Avengers: Age of Ultron, and they are also feeling a little bit of the superhero burnout because they also feel this movie did not live up to the bar set by it’s predecessor. [Read more…]
The spoiler-laden Empire Podcast features detailed discussion from the podcast crew, a half-hour interview with Joss Whedon, and a 5-minute chat with Paul Bettany. [Read more…]
True Confession: This is not a review for those who are going to see this movie regardless of what I, or any other reviewer, say. Meaning it’s probably not for most of the world. However, it’s definitely for those on the fence about this movie and for those who feel they might just be burning out a teensy bit on superhero anything. [Read more…]
This Daredevil adaptation is based on the Frank Miller “Man Without Fear” miniseries, and served as the basis for the initial “man in black” costume worn throughout Season 1. I think a balance has been set as a very good origin story for both Daredevil and Kingpin, because we see how far each man is willing to go to make the city “a better place”. [Read more…]
Joe and Anthony Russo are already familiar with the MCU, having co-directed Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and are already working on Captain America: Civil War, so helming the culminating Avengers films should be right up their alley. [Read more…]
When Tony Stark jumpstarts a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as they battle to save the planet from destruction at the hands of the villainous Ultron. [Read more…]
X-Men character Remy LeBeau – aka “Gambit” – will get his own movie. [Read more…]