Ancient Grudge Brings New Mutiny

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016). D: Bryan Singer. DP: Newton Thomas Sigel. W: Simon Kinberg. Starring: James McAvoy/Michael Fassbender/Jennifer Lawrence/Oscar Isaac/Nicholas Hoult/Evan Peters/Rose Byrne/Sophie Turner/Tye Sheridan/Kodi Smit-McPhee/Lucas Till/Olivia Munn/Ben Hardy/Alexandra Shipp/Josh Helman. Where does one begin? X-Men: Apocalypse is the sixth installment in 20th Century Fox’s ownership of the Marvel comic book rights to the characters of…

Marvel Melodrama not for the Uninitiated

Captain America: Civil War (2016). D: Anthony Russo & Joe Russo. DP: Trent Opaloch. W: Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely. Starring: Chris Evans/Robert Downey Jr./Anthony Mackie/Scarlett Johansson/Sebastian Stan/Don Cheadle/Paul Bettany/Elizabeth Olsen/Chadwick Boseman/Emily VanCamp/Tom Holland/Daniel Bruhl/William Hurt/Martin Freeman/Marisa Tomei. I know you probably feel like you just sat down to watch a Marvel movie only a…

Marvel Magic

Benedict Cumberbatch joins the Marvel universe as Doctor Strange and the first trailer has hit the internet today. Joined by Tilda Swinton, Chiwetel Ejiofer, and Rachel McAdams the good doctor’s movie looks a bit Inception-esq. The film will hit theatres in November. Doctor Strange

The New Face of Marvel

Deadpool  (2016) D: Tim Miller. DP: Ken Seng. W: Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick. Starring: Ryan Reynolds/Morena Baccarin/T.J. Miller/Ed Skrein/Brianna Hildebrand/Stefan Kapicic/Gina Carano/Leslie Uggams/Karan Soni. Deadpool has already become the sixth biggest R-rated box officer grocer of all time in just two weekends of release. Without going into statistics it’s safe to say that’s impressive for…

A Villian’s Movie

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014). D: Anthony & Joe Russo. DP: Trent Opaloch. W: Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely. (Based on the Marvel comic books by Joe Simon & Jack Kirby.) Starring: Chris Evans/Samuel L. Jackson/ Scarlett Johansson/Robert Redford/Anthony Mackie/Sebastian Stan/Cobie Smulders/Emily VanCamp/Hayley Atwell/Toby Jones/Frank Grillo. This will be a season of sequels, now to…