Tag Archives: Marvel

The Defenders: The Verdict

I had plenty of momentum when I wrote my review of the first episodes of the Defenders. Finishing the series, that motivation and momentum died a barely noticed death. It’s not that the series was bad, but it had a … Continue reading

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The Defenders – the First Five Episodes

I’m up to episode five with the Defenders, and I’m enjoying it so far, except for Iron Fist. But let’s leave that until later. Let’s heap some praise on this before I unleash the disdain. One word of warning: if … Continue reading

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Logan: A Review

Thanks to the wonders of repertory cinemas, I had a chance to see Logan last week. It seems this was good karma for helping a friend in need, and it was more than an adequate reward. I’ve been a Wolverine … Continue reading

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Netflix’s Daredevil: A Review

When I first got into comics, it was just after Frank Miller’s run on Daredevil, but it was because of his work – and specifically the run collected in the Born Again graphic novel – that Daredevil was on my … Continue reading

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Review: Guardians of the Galaxy

Those of you who have been following this blog any length of time know that I very, very rarely get out to see a movie in the theatre. Guardians of the Galaxy was one movie I was adamant I would. … Continue reading

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Review: Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

I can’t even remember if I ever saw Ghost Rider. I’m pretty sure I haven’t. I had no intention to see the sequel – Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance – but it was one of very few English language choices … Continue reading

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Be a Bit of a Wait for SNIKT!

The word is that we can get a look at the Wolverine, the new Wolverine movie supposedly set in Japan, come 26 July 2013. That’s a long damn wait. However, if they deliver a better move than X-Men Origins: Wolverine, … Continue reading

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Unscheduled Strange

Word on the street is that we can expect a Doctor Strange movie in the near future (as in 2012/13). That’s from Marvel itself. No other information—no director, star, budget, or actual schedule—but apparently it’s coming. Excuse me while I … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Punisher War Zone

I recently got a chance to watch Punisher: War Zone. I was tempted to do so after listening to Patton Oswalt rhapsodize over it on an episode of How Did This Get Made. I have to say, he’s pretty much … Continue reading

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Dead Wolverine Pool

For a while there, it looked like the Wolverine might have been the movie I wanted X-Men Origins: Wolverine to have been. Now, that’s falling apart. First, the director, Darren Aronofsky, left the project. Then natural disasters and their aftermath … Continue reading

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