It was the best of films, it was the worst of films. Just caught Captain Marvel today, and it was worth the price of admission. It added another brick to the structure of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and had quite a few fun moments. The acting was uniformly good, with Brie Larson playing a very … More A New Marvel
Sorry to not post for so long; when I get stuck in my writing, even my casual writing suffers. Now with the complete alpha-reader draft of Recursion complete, I’m finally turning my head to writing of other things and playing catch-up on a backlog of posts. So now for the most immediate thing: the latest … More Wakanda Nights.
It is easy to forget that “wonder” is a much bigger word than its normal usage. We say, “I wonder what time the movie starts.” Wonder Woman brings the wonder in its old sense, the emotion aroused by something awe-inspiring, astounding, or surprising. Gal Gadot also delivers a noble and yet wondering quality to her … More She Is A Wonder
Team Steve! Team Tony! Wait, this feels familiar… I have just come from watching Captain America III: Civil War. I went into it with lower expectations than I might have; Batman v. Superman was…okay but flawed and I enjoyed it mainly by telling myself I was watching a Frank Miller interpretation of the real Batman … More War is Never Civil.
I am a huge fan of CGI movies like The Incredibles and now Big Hero Six, as well as a big fan of Live Action/CGI movies like The Avengers and every other superhero movie out now. Why? A couple of reasons, but the first is the CGI, whether the cartoony CGI of Big Hero Six, … More Domo Arigato, Big Hero Six.
If you don’t know what happens next, go away and come back when you do. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I hope that wasn’t too annoying, but who knows, I might have had a reader who didn’t know that Peter Parker’s first love … More Being Gwen Stacy.
Iron Man: the ultimate mecha-man. I don’t normally go and see a movie on opening night, but I decided that if I wanted to enjoy Iron Man 3 without spoilers I needed to do it quickly. Fair warning: this post spoils the hell out of it, so if you want to see it with the … More He did what?