The Avengers vs. The Dark Knight Rises

So here we are, mere days before Marvel’s The Avengers unleashes itself on audiences across the country. It’s a film we have been promised since 2008’s Iron Man dominated domestic and worldwide box office, and 2012 seemed oh-so-far away. But it is here now.

The Marvel Age of Movies: The Paleolithic Era

Long before the on-screen triumphs that Marvel is now experiencing with their linked universe of generally well-received films, they had an at-best spotty history with cinematic adaptations of their characters dating back almost 70 years.

The Avengers Trailer #2

As if the  sting of anticipation wasn't quite sharp enough Marvel has unleashed the second theatrical trailer for The Avengers.   I think this trailer kicks the appropriate amount of ass and those worrie... Read More...

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Review

There's something oddly refreshing about the pure insanity that exists in the first 30 minutes of Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, Neveldine/Taylor's follow up to the reviled 2007 Mark Steven Johnson directed Ghost Rider. Where the original film felt spineless and without creative conviction, this incarnation is teeming to its eyeballs with the kind of decisions that can only be made by directors who know what they want.