Tagged: Comic Book Movies and TV Shows

Batman (1989)

Batman is a testament to how with enough hype, even a fundamentally mediocre film can break box office records and automatically become a ‘classic’ after the requisite number of years have passed.”

Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

“The bad news is Kick-Ass 2 isn’t as good as Kick-Ass. There are certain key elements of awesome from the first movie that are absent this time around, and without them there’s just no way to completely recapture the magic. The good news is that those voids have been filled by not-quite-as-awesome-but-still-pretty-awesome new stuff.”

Kick-Ass (2010)

“Most action films are ludicrous to a degree, but this one is almost a cartoon. I felt about as much suspense over Hit-Girl’s fate as I feel concern for Wile E. Coyote’s health after a boulder falls on him.”

VIDEO: Mystery Men (1999)

Solkir explains what he’s been up to for the past few months, and then discusses Mystery Men, based on a comic book you’ve never heard of, starring Ben Stiller, Hank Azaria, William H. Macy, and Janeane Garofalo as a team of second-rate superheroes with mostly useless powers.

VIDEO: The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

The Minority Report is back! This time it’s an Editor’s Special as Tom’s editor Ben steps in front of the camera to explain why he loves The Amazing Spider-Man, the 2012 reboot with Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone. Just like Tom, he answers your questions about the movie, and at the end, he brings you the Top 5 best things about The Amazing Spider-Man!

The Wolverine (2013)

“It gets really, really dumb. It honestly starts feeling uncomfortably like a deleted scene from X-Men Origins: Cheap-looking CGI, nonsensical plot developments, and laughable execution. The only thing that prevents it from having the worst payoff to a mystery in a movie this year is the fact that Star Trek Into Darkness came out.”