It’s been a while since I’ve talked about comics. Sure, I’ve talked about comic book movies numerous times, especially with my reviews and editorials, but not a comic book specifically, again at least not for a while. This is kind of a review, it’s also more of me talking about a particular comic that I thought had potential, and it didn’t deliver on it. That comic was recent solo series featuring the Marvel Comics character, Sam Wilson aka The Falcon. Read More
Whosoever reviews this movie, if they be worthy, shall enjoy the awesomeness that is Thor: Ragnarok. Get it? Cause it’s poking fun at the Mjonir inscription! Okay I’m done now, on with the review… Read More
Let’s face it, the Fantastic Four NEVER had it easy when it came to movies. Sure, comic book movies have had their misfires now and then, even to this day, but one thing that’s been consistently clear is that times have changed, comic book movies have gotten better over the years with actual thought and effort put into them, and Fantastic Four movies always SUCK. They’ve been adapted to film FOUR times, and you’d think that maybe, just maybe, the people behind them would say, “hmm, well, this clearly didn’t work the first time, so maybe instead of fucking up a few more times, let’s actually try to make a good movie out of it”. But no, they keep getting worse. I’ll admit, the Tim Story movies are kind of guilty pleasures, in a way, but really they’re just stupid, especially after what they did to Galactus (seriously, a fucking CLOUD?), the Josh Trank movie is absolute garbage, and the Roger Corman movie, which oddly enough never got an official release, from what I heard from reviews and stuff, might actually be the best one in comparison.
So what’s the solution to this problem of making a good live action Fantastic Four adaptation? Well, for one thing, the people behind the movies, that being Fox and Simon Kinberg and whoever else, want to try another crack at it, despite the disaster that was Fan4stic. Seriously, just no. Stop it. You guys tried, and failed, and it was probably the biggest failure out of all the attempts to make an FF movie, so just stop it. Give the rights back to Marvel, or at least friggin share them (along with X-Men), and maybe try to work together and make something decent. Still, even if the rights were given back or shared with, I don’t think a movie should be made, cause the other movies pretty much tainted the idea of FF ever being a good movie. My solution to this is to make a Fantastic Four television series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and it could be aired either on ABC or Netflix, maybe even Hulu or Freeform, if what I hear about Runways and Cloak and Dagger are true. Read More
Well, I guess it’s time to stop delaying the inevitable and just review X-Men: Apocalypse NOW.
Hey, if I wasn’t gonna make the terrible pun, someone else will, so I saved you the trouble. You’re welcome.
Also, this is my 5oth post for Philling In on WordPress. Hooray! Lol.
Anyway, all kidding aside, time to review X-Men: Apocalypse. Is it just me, or has the summer of 2016 been more like the “summer of meh” at times? I’m not saying every movie that came out over the summer has been bad, but it’s just some feeling I’ve been getting, and I don’t think X-Men: Apocalypse has helped matters. Read More
X-Men Apocalypse has been out for a while, doing ok, I saw it, so it makes sense to talk about…the movie that came out before it! No, not Deadpool, I’m talking about chronologically, X-Men: Days of Future Past. Yeah I know the movie timeline is screwed up, sue me. And don’t worry I’ll get to Deadpool and X-Men: Apocalypse soon.
2015 saw the release of X-Men: Days of Future Past – The Rogue Cut, the designation of which being that Rogue’s role in the movie is restored as originally filmed and not cut out and put in near the ending for a couple of seconds like the theatrical release did. I sorta get why it was cut out, because the movie was already good without it, but at the same time it takes away what was originally promised. And honestly, I’m getting sick of movies doing that stuff. Read More
I think it’s true what Honest Trailers said that anything is automatically awesome once you slap Marvel’s name on it, and Ant-Man is no exception for a lot of reasons. Some people said that Guardians of the Galaxy and Ant-Man weren’t going to do great, and look where those movies are at now, pretty much shutting those naysayers up. It’s an awesome comic book movie that is fun, funny, action-packed, and did I mention awesome? Read More
Fun tidbit: I was almost about to give this movie a 0/5, but while it is the worst movie I’ve seen all year, one of the worst adaptations I’ve seen, one of the worst movies I’ve seen in my life, one of the worst comic book movies (if not THE worst)…there’s probably worse that has been released this year that I haven’t seen. Though I will say 50 Shades of Grey is better by comparison. And I apologize for going full-on rambling, but this movie is REALLY BAD. Read More