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3 Sci-Fi/Superhero Trailers That Put Their Movies to Shame
2 years ago

3 Sci-Fi/Superhero Trailers That Put Their Movies to Shame

It’s no secret that a good movie trailer can bring out audiences to a not-so-good movie. That’s part of their job.

But sometimes trailers are so iconic and memorable they withstand …
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7 Surefire Ways to Save DC Superhero Movies
3 years ago

7 Surefire Ways to Save DC Superhero Movies

Sure, the numbers are still big for the DC comics supervillain romp. The movie earned $43 million in its second weekend.

Still, the box office tally drooped 67 …
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Why Comic Books Rule (And That Won’t Change)
3 years ago

Why Comic Books Rule (And That Won’t Change)

This year alone we’ve seen “Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice,” “Deadpool,” and “Captain America: Civil War,” with “Suicide Squad” and “Dr. Strange” still to come.

That trend …
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Critic v Critic: Which Superhero Film Rules?
3 years ago

Critic v Critic: Which Superhero Film Rules?

“Captain America: Civil War” opened to enthusiastic reviews and fanboy love. “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” got pelted by critics while fans moaned over what might have been.

Not …
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How Marvel Trumps DC Big Time
3 years ago

How Marvel Trumps DC Big Time

Forget Batman v Superman. It’s Marvel v DC Comics. And lately it’s not even a fair fight.

“Captain America: Civil War” opens this weekend. The focus is on hero versus …
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How ‘Game of Thrones’ Revolutionized TV
3 years ago

How ‘Game of Thrones’ Revolutionized TV

It’s important to trace a historical thread from past to present to set the right context.

As HBO’s “Confirmation” demonstrated, we didn’t just suddenly arrive at our current understanding of …
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The HiT List: Reality Check Edition
4 years ago

The HiT List: Reality Check Edition

Wired.com used the latest viral video sensation to remind us that the press routinely fawns over shows that draw very small crowds.

“Girls.” “The Nightly Show.” “Conan.” And, yes, “Louie.”


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‘Batman v Superman’ – Why So Serious?
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4 years ago

‘Batman v Superman’ – Why So Serious?

Not this super-serious epic.

The moment reminds us the biggest piece in DC Comics’ movie puzzle lacks what even clunkers like “Green Lantern” possess.

A sense of humor. Adventure. Joy. Because, …
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Pop Confessions: Superman v Film Critics
4 years ago

Pop Confessions: Superman v Film Critics

They use the word “critic” the same way people would use “fanboy” … as an insult.

I’m mostly out of the critic’s game these days, but I’ll always come …
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Here’s the DC Comics Inspiration for ‘Batman v Superman’
4 years ago

Here’s the DC Comics Inspiration for ‘Batman v Superman’

Bigger than Ali vs. Frazier!

Stranger than “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians!”

Nastier than Trump vs. Megyn Kelly!

The story surrounding “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” may have been the …
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