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Green Lantern (2011), a recap (part 5)

Previously: After beating up a former coworker or two or three, Hal got yanked to the planet Oa, where he received a brain-dump from Tomar-Re about the Guardians and the Green Lantern Corps and got to witness Sinestro give a half-hearted pep rally speech. Meanwhile, Hector Hammond was infected by what might have been Parallax’s jizz.

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...

Hit or Bomb? May 2018 movie predictions

Feeling like you’re recovering from a massive hangover of Avengers proportions? Well, pop a fistful of Tylenol and pour yourself a Bloody Mary, because blockbuster season has only just begun, and Hollywood still has a ton of action/comic book/sci-fi extravaganzas…

Black superhero movies, ranked

It’s the eve of the release of Marvel’s Black Panther, widely expected to break multiple box office records, not the least of which being the biggest superhero film of all time starring a black lead. In the tradition of…

Why we will always love survival movies

“Instead of being a stage for interpersonal conflict and contrasting approaches to problem-solving, the inhospitable setting becomes a kind of all-powerful God dictating the conditions and restrictions of both story and shooting.”

Deadpool (2016): A love story

“Wade Wilson might be a rude, violent borderline sociopath with a potty-mouth who drops more F-bombs in the first 20 minutes of this movie than all of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Fox-Marvel movies combined, but he isn’t (completely) lying when he calls this film ‘a love story’”

VIDEO: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

After a three month absence, the Cinema Slob returns with an all-new installment of Superhero Month! And what better way to kick off a month of superhero movies than by taking a look at an origin story? Find out how everyone's favorite adamantium-clawed mutant got his start in X-Men Origins: Wolverine!

VIDEO: Blade: Trinity (2004)

Tom struggles to find positive things to say about Blade: Trinity, the third installment in the vampire hunter franchise starring Wesley Snipes, Jessica Biel, and Ryan Reynolds. He delves into the making of the film, its two alternate endings, and answers more questions from the public!

VIDEO: Green Lantern (2011)

Now equipped with an alien ring, the Cinema Slob heads to Chicago's sci-fi convention Cyphan, to get help from the only man who knows comics, the Last Angry Geek! It's a fitting end to Superhero Month, and the first proper "crossover" from the Slob.