Tagged: Ryan Reynolds

Green Lantern (2011), a recap (part 7 of 9)

Previously: Hector instantly got all fat and gross and deformed and went full evil, and Hal saved the day by turning a crashing helicopter into a speeding projectile (just go with it). Carol became Discount Lois Lane to Hal’s Discount Superman as he romanced her in the air, then revealed he’s a member of a galactic peacekeeping force...

Green Lantern (2011), a recap (part 6 of 9)

Previously: Hal was transported to the planet Oa where he received a beatdown from Sinestro, causing him to quit the Corps and Refuse the Call of this particular Hero’s Journey. Back on Earth, Hector gave his students a lesson… in how thinking of him as a "freak" gets your ass shotputted across the classroom...

Green Lantern (2011), a recap (part 5 of 9)

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 of 9)

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...

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’”