Photosensitivity warning: The climatic fight involves a great deal of lightning which may trigger issues within viewers who suffer from migraines or other ocular issues. One of the bigger surprises of 2019 was director David F. Sandberg’s Shazam!. After so… Read More ›
The Cine-Men, Episode 75: Shared Universes in Non-Connected Films.
At this point, the concept of an interconnected cinematic universe is a well-worn concept. But what about film universes that are connected through unintentional means? Films that, due to someone being cheeky or merely referential inadvertently create a connection that… Read More ›
Ten Films From 2019 That Stuck With Me
As 2019 comes to a close, it’s time for the Fourth Annual Sticky List! Instead of banging the drum for my top ten films of the year, I like to share the ten films whose touch lingered the most. This… Read More ›
On home video now, WB’S “Shazam!” is fun for the whole damn Shazamily.
If you’d said that a DC Comics live-action film would make it onto anyone’s Best Of list, I’d have been one of the first to act surprised. Granted, Patty Jenkins’s Wonder Woman remains an outstanding outing for the warrior princess… Read More ›
You can’t get it at Blockbuster but Marvel Studio’s “Captain Marvel” is available on home video.
Captain Marvel represents several things for Marvel Studios and their audience. For one, it’s the first female-led film in their run of 22-films. Considering the absolute badasses which make up the current MCU – Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Wanda Maximoff/Scarlett Witch,… Read More ›
Listen: The Cine-Men, Episode 13
Been a while since The Cine-Men were in the booth, but after an extended break, hosts Darryl and Douglas return! They start by digging into the usual new film discussion before they get into the Cine-Men Challenge. This time, Douglas… Read More ›
“Shazam!” – A New Challenger Enters the Ring!
Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman − four names audiences around the globe recognize, not merely because of the recent Zack Snyder-directed films, but because of their lengthy history in the comic industry. Superman first appeared in 1938, Batman in 1939,… Read More ›
While a lot of fun, “Captain Marvel” relies too much on the past in establishing its present.
First teased during the post credits sequence of Avengers: Infinity War, the 21st Marvel Cinematic Universe entry Captain Marvel fully introduces audiences to a character MCU producer and mastermind Kevin Feige described as “…the strongest character [the MCU’s] ever had.”… Read More ›
Regal Expands 4DX into North Carolina
It’s no secret that that the home entertainment boom changed the way the audiences view going to the theater. At home, there’s better control over volume, loud chewers, slurping drinkers, and cell phone users. No matter what you do or… Read More ›
Coming To Theaters: March 2019
With the end of February comes the close to the 2018 cinematic season, but it also brings many new films to theaters! This March, you can look forward to at least 27 contenders fighting for your hard-earned dollars, so here’s… Read More ›