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on Sunday, November 4, 2012
In his ongoing look at superhero films, the Cinema Slob takes a look at DC's effort to make a Catwoman film. Find out just how many lives this kitty has, as the Slob sinks his claws into this purrrrfect action movie. Be sure to stay tuned after the credits to see the Slob acquire an object of incredible power!
Cecil looks at Catwoman, starring Halle Berry as a cosmetics company employee who undergoes basically the same origin as Michelle Pfeiffer in Batman Returns and becomes a superhero! Many consider this to be a strong contender for worst comic book movie ever made, but in this episode, Cecil explains why he genuinely loves Catwoman.Birds of Prey “Prey for the Hunter”
In New Gotham, metahumans are being killed by their own powers, and it turns out to be the work of a self-hating metahuman serial killer. This is the point where it all goes wrong, and we start to see Birds of Prey for what it really is: the worst.300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
“So noticing that its successor 300: Rise of an Empire has actually attempted to be a story about something deeper, with multiple layers, symbolism, and themes, I’m at a loss to decide whether or not that’s actually a good thing.”The Specialist (1994)
“For some reason, this film was marketed as a more ‘serious’ movie, even though I’m pretty certain anybody who’s a fan of either Sylvester Stallone or Sharon Stone doesn’t go to the movies for serious dramatics. Stallone’s fans go to see him kill a lot of things and be macho, and Stone’s fans go in the vain hope she’ll do another leg spreading scene like in Basic Instinct. To be fair, she does get naked in this film. On the downside, so does Sly.”Howard the Duck (1986)
“I generally don’t bitch about a film using live, on-the-set special effects, but when the ‘supposed to be likable’ lead character has the eyes of a killer, I balk.”X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
By popular demand, Sybil looks back at one of the most maligned comic book movies ever produced. But will she say what you want her to say about it?
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