Top 10 X-Men Stories For Movie Adaptions

With Disney’s acquisition of 20th Century Fox, fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are hoping to see the Mutants enter into the comic book film franchise. Marvel Studios execs have been hinting about the X-Men, but so far, no concrete plans have been announced. Whatever the case may be, I decided to list my Top…

Top 10 Avengers Team Incarnations

The Avengers have been assembling to fight crime, take on galactic overlords, battle time-displaced tyrants, defeat mutant terrorists, and stop other villains since 1963 when the team was brought together by Marvel Comics legends Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. Through the years, they have shifted membership quite substantially with some becoming unrecognizable, but they have…

Top 10 Personas Of The Hulk

Bruce Banner has been turning angry since his creation by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby and his first appearance in the debut issue for “The Incredible Hulk.” He has been a villain, anti-hero, Avenger, Defender, but all he wants is to be left alone. While many folks have been taken on variations of the Hulk,…

Movie Review- Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse is a very loose adaption of the Marvel Comics story-arc of the same name. Produced by Sony Pictures Animation and Columbia Picture, this movie is directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman. It features an ensemble cast of various versions of Spider-Man from across the Multiverse. Miles Morales (Shameik Moore) is…

Movie Review- Teen Titans Go! To The Movies

I will be totally and utterly honest. I think that the Teen Titans Go animated series is an embarrassment to DC Comics. However, on a plane ride there were free movies, but all were basically sad b-movies. Thus, I chose Teen Titans Go! To The Movies. However, this film, directed by Peter Rida Michail and…

Stan Lee at the Phoenix Comicon in Phoenix, Arizona.

Stan Lee: May The Legend Rest In Peace

Writer, actor, producer, editor, artist, and comic book legend Stan Lee passed away at the age of 95 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California on November 12, 2018. He was best known for his works in Marvel Comics and for numerous cameos in dozens of films based on Marvel Studios properties. Born Stanley Martin…

Top 10 X-Men Stories For Film Adaptions

Fox Studios dropped the trailer for Dark Phoenix, the latest installment in the X-Men franchise. Hopefully, it will bring to life The Dark Phoenix Saga produced by Marvel Comics and written by Chris Claremont and John Byrne. Now that Disney has acquired Fox, Disney President Bob Iger says that Marvel Studios plans to merge the…

Movie Review- Black Panther

Ryan Coogler directed the latest edition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Black Panther. It works to move forward the plot that Marvel Studios and Disney has created, but still remains to be an original edition following Captain America: Civil War. Don’t worry, there are no spoilers in this review. T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) is ascending to…

Movie Review- Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2

Director James Gunn returns us to the far away side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2! It has an impressive ensemble cast returning from the previous film (as well as some new) including  Chris Pratt, Kurt Russell, Zoe Saldana, Karen Gillan, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker,…

Top 10 Spider-Man Costumes Updated

I don’t usually do this, but I couldn’t help myself. Stan Lee created Spider-Man for Marvel Comics. He has served in The Avengers and has appeared in numerous film, movies, video games, and animated shows. Most can recognize his classic red and blue costume. Did you know that he has had several other costumes throughout…

Worst Superhero Movies Part 1

Let’s be honest, not every superhero film is a Captain America: Civil War or The Dark Knight Rises, some of them are dumb, awful, or just plain bad. Everything from casting to story to directing to special effects, they were put together like an 80s B-Movie. Here’s my list of Worst Superhero Movies. Batman and…

Movie Review- X-Men: Apocalypse

Directed by Bryan Singer, 20th Century Fox brings us the next Marvel movie X-Men: Apocalypse. It is the follow-up to X-Men: Days of Future Past, continuing on the new franchise. It stars an ensemble cast and while it delivers in some areas, it fails in others.  In the days of ancient Egypt, the first mutant, En…

Top 10 WORST Spider-Man Plots

Spider-Man has had some seriously awesome stories even going back to the days of Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. Peter Parker has appeared in such plots as the Sinister Six, The Clone Saga, The Last Hunt, and so many more. However, there have also been some stinker stories as well. Here is my list of Top…

Movie Review- Ant-Man

Marvel Studios brings us a little known (see what I did there?) film based on a founding Avenger (in the comic books), known other than Ant-Man. It is directed by Peyton Reed and partially written by Edgar Wright. After seeing his shrinking technology as a potential threat in 1989, Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), a SHIELD Agent…

Top 10 Spider-Man Costumes

Stan Lee created Spider-Man for Marvel Comics. He has served in The Avengers and has appeared in numerous film, movies, video games, and animated shows. Most can recognize his classic red and blue costume. Did you know that he has had several other costumes throughout the years? Here is my list too 10 Spider-Man costumes.…

Movie Review- Avengers Age of Ultron

Following the events of Captain America: The Winter Soldier comes Avengers Age of Ultron, once again directed by Joss Whedon. With the fall of the SHIELD (or so we’re told), the Avengers have stepped up their game in taking out HYDRA. They assault a base where they encounter the Maximoff twins, the speedster Quicksilver (Aaron Taylor-Johnson)…

Movie Review Flashback- The Incredible Hulk

The Incredible Hulk is a 2008 film that became the second entry in what became known as the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It is directed by Louis Leterrier and reboots the previous 2003 Hulk remake directed by Ang Lee. In this film, Dr. Bruce Banner (Richard Norton) is hiding in South American and working at a bottling…

Movie Review Flashback- X-Men: The Last Stand

After Bryan Singer jumped ship to Warner Bros. to direct the terrible Superman Return, Brett Ratner was chosen to direct 2006’s X-Men: The Last Stand for 20th Century Fox. It attempted to bring in the villainous alter-ego of Jean Grey known as the Dark Phoenix to the big screen. Still reeling from the supposed death…

Movie Review Flashback- X-Men (2000)

In 2000, director Bryan Singer brought to life X-Men, distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is based on the Marvel Comic created by Stan Lee. Excelsior. It has an all-star cast, an epic plot, and the gall to kickstart a movie genre that has changed Hollywood forever. Mutants have been appearing all over the world.…