Category: Movie Recap

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Green Lantern (2011), a recap (part 3)

Previously: Abin Sur was surprised at home by a visit from his old friend Parallax, which left him nearly dead and on his way to Earth to find a new Green Lantern. And we met Hal Jordan and watched him do a test flight that left him nearly dead; his plane crashed and presumably so did Ferris Aircraft’s stock...

Green Lantern (2011), a recap (part 2)

Previously: An omniscient voiceover gave us a crash course on the planet Oa, the Green Lantern Corps, Sinestro, Abin Sur, and the Guardians of the Whole Damn Universe. Meanwhile, a big yellow roaring cloud named Parallax managed to free itself from a what’s-lower-than-minimum security prison on Ryut...

Green Lantern (2011), a recap (part 1)

The list of cancelled and aborted live-action movie adaptations of DC superheroes is a lengthy one, and the attempts at bringing Green Lantern to the big screen surely make up a big chunk of that list. Warner Brothers/DC considered making a Green Lantern movie as early as the mid-1990s, according to...

Fantastic Four (2015), a recap (part 7 of 7)

Previously: Victor returned from Planet Zero, and three minutes later decided to have his revenge on the people who rescued him. He murdered scientists, soldiers, Harvey “Big League Chew” Allen, and Franklin Storm. Our team of heroes were powerless to prevent him from… killing everybody? Trying to rule the world? No, actually...

Fantastic Four (2015), a recap (part 6 of 7)

Previously: After an apparent year of absolutely nothing happening in the lives of our heroes, they all got put to work by the military, much to the dismay of Sue and her dad. Meanwhile, Reed was on the run in Central America, where despite his crafty brownface disguise, the government was able to track him down and use Ben to apprehend him.

Fantastic Four (2015), a recap (part 2 of 7)

Previously: Reed Richards and Ben Grimm were young kids who, despite Reed’s best efforts, grew up to be teenagers. Reed finally got someone to take notice of his teleportation machine, which turned out to actually be a portal into another dimension, because this is the version of the Fantastic Four where nobody goes into space or gets bombarded by cosmic rays....