Suicide Squad Trailer Observations

Now that the internet has had about a week to check out the Suicide Squad trailer. I felt like it was time to share a breakdown with fans. I have to say I loved this trailer, and find it to be a superior trailer to Batman v. Superman. While I don’t believe anything could make…

Bob Ranks The Marvel Universe Proper

The first weekend in August brought us the tenth film in the “MCU” – or Marvel Cinematic Universe – and since ten is a nice even number and a good starting point to do rankings, I’ve done mine. Here are my rankings of the first ten MCU official films in reverse order. 10.) Thor I…

Detective Comics Newest Story Arc ‘Icarus’

by: Bob Holt I have talked about my love of Batman on this blog, and especially defending his greatness on Twitter, but I haven’t actually discussed a Batman comic book yet. Admittedly, most of my favorite Batman storylines were written in the 80’s and 90’s. I am a lapsed comic collector, but have recently gotten…

X-Men Days of Future Past Review

So after six films, five different directors, and almost no over arching continuity, Bryan Singer returned to the franchise he spawned claiming to be able to set the record straight by adapting a historic comic book. He would make the X-Men movie to end all X-Men movies, merging all the films into a tolerable form…

A Movie Title, A New Batman, And A 75 Year Legacy

“And he never stops sucking back the sauce and jabbering about the old days. The Glory Days. The ‘Golden Age’ he calls it. The age of heroes. And if you’ve got half a brain, you’ll listen. They talk about amazing adventures, sounding like a bunch of retired car mechanics the whole time. They talk about…