2010's, 3D, 8 Candles, Action, Comic Book, Marvel Comics, Science Fiction, War

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER (3D)


2011 DIRECTOR: Joe Johnson May Contain Spoilers! Since Iron Man in 2008, The Avenger's franchise has been building up momentum and this is the final act before the big one. Captain America, possibly one of the hardest sells in the comic world these days, is in the hands of Joe Johnson. The tone is good,… Continue reading CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER (3D)

2000's, 6 Candles, Action, Fantasy, Marvel Comics, Science Fiction

X-MEN: THE LAST STAND (aka X-MEN III)


2006 DIRECTOR: Brett Ratner May Contain Spoilers! The third of the X-Men franchise and the first without Bryan Singer, who had left the project to reboot Superman with Superman Returns (2006), Brett Ratner took his place and delivered something which at first seemed to be less satisfying. But as the years have passed and with… Continue reading X-MEN: THE LAST STAND (aka X-MEN III)

2000's, 9 Candles, Action, Comic Book, Marvel Comics

X2 (aka – X-MEN 2: X-MEN UNITED)


2003 DIRECTOR: Bryan Singer May Contain Spoilers! Few remember that it was Blade back in 1998, which began Marvel's rise to the top of comic book movie adaptations. Before the smash hit which was Spider-man in 2002, there was Brian Singer's X-Men at the turn of the century. Singer returned, after its success, in 2003 with… Continue reading X2 (aka – X-MEN 2: X-MEN UNITED)

2000's, 5 Candles, Action, Comic Book, Marvel Comics, Science Fiction

FANTASTIC 4 (2005)


2005 DIRECTOR: Tim Story May Contain Spoilers! 2005 finally saw the release of the Fantastic Four, "Marvels' first family" as they has been dubbed. But after the Marvel movies of the first half of the decade, which began with X-Men (2000), and would later see X2 (2003), Spider-man (2002), Spider-man 2 (2004), Hulk (2003) and… Continue reading FANTASTIC 4 (2005)

1990's, 5 Candles, Action, Adventure, Comic Book, Marvel Comics, Science Fiction

THE FANTASTIC FOUR (1994) (UNRELEASED)


1994 DIRECTOR: Oley Sassone NOT A PART OF OUR COLLECTION Contains Spoilers! NEVER RELEASED Will we be adding this to our collection? Thanks to Avi Arad, we will NEVER get the chance!  The first official live-action outing for The Fantastic Four was in 2005, at the peak of the first foray in to the Marvel Universe. We had seen Hulk (2003), two X-Men… Continue reading THE FANTASTIC FOUR (1994) (UNRELEASED)

10 Candles, 1950's, 2000's, 2010's, Action, Article, Comic Book, Drama, Fantasy, Marvel Comics

FILM OF THE MONTH ~ OCTOBER 2012


This was a month dominated by superheroes, with Marvel taking not only the lead but the entire field.  But it was 2003's underrated Hulk (2003) which made the grade this month, with Marvel Avengers Assemble (aka Marvel The Avengers) (2012) coming in  a close second. Chronicle (2012), whilst not strictly a superhero movie, but on a similar footing, was also considered, and I… Continue reading FILM OF THE MONTH ~ OCTOBER 2012

10 Candles, 2000's, Action, Fantasy, Marvel Comics, Science Fiction

HULK


2003 DIRECTOR: Ang Lee May Contain Spoilers! I've written a lot about Hulk in this blog over the years but this is the first time that I have sat down and watched it in quite a few years. I am clearly one of the few proponents on this film, as Ang Lee's art house exploration… Continue reading HULK

2010's, 8 Candles, Action, Comic Book, Fantasy, Marvel Comics

MARVEL AVENGERS ASSEMBLE 3D (aka THE AVENGERS 3D)


2012 DIRECTOR: Joss Whedon May Contain Spoilers! Joss Whedon is back in the building. After making his name with TV series' Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Angel and the short-lived Firefly, as well as his feature film Serenity (2006), to conclude Firefly, there can be no doubt that he is one of the best when it comes… Continue reading MARVEL AVENGERS ASSEMBLE 3D (aka THE AVENGERS 3D)