Avengers: Infinity War is a huge payoff for a film franchise that spans 10 years, 18 films, and dozens of characters. And for those of us who waited through all the end-credit scenes of every Marvel film, trying to learn everything we could about this universe of superheroes, Infinity War is a very satisfying ride, bringing together a lot of storytelling that’s been developed movie by movie, year over year.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is a perfect example of why movie ratings are sometimes useless concepts when applied to the real world where films are rarely easy to summarize with one little number. Is it a good film or not? That depends on a lot of things, including how much you enjoyed the original Spider-Man films.
Columbia Pictures has released the first image of Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man in Marc Webb’s reboot of the Marvel superhero franchise, and while it still begs to be seen how he will perform, there’s no question that the young star looks the part.
Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios announced today that director Marc Webb, who previously helmed (500) Days of Summer, will direct the upcoming Spider-Man 4 film.
Damn. So, apparently Spider-Man 4 is a dead deal. It was bug-sprayed. Stepped-on. Swatted. Flushed down the ethers of possibility.
Let’s be honest, today’s news that Walt Disney was acquiring Marvel is hardly likely to inspire cheers among anyone except shareholders. If you’re a fan of comic book movies, you probably see this as a death knell for some of the great hero movies of the last few years, including Iron Man, Spider-Man, and even X-Men.
“Best. Ever.” is a weekly conglomeration of things that made my week. And there was much rejoicing.
The dark webslinger returns, Khaaaaaaan!, Jacob lives!, ER flatlines, Twouble with Twitters, Star Wars/Dallas intro, Red Dwarf rises again, Dallas Green, CuteOverload, and Terry Pratchett.
For the last week I’ve been keying myself up for a screening of Spider-Man 3 that Sony was putting on …
This might be the first summer in years where I’m actually excited about almost all of the big movies coming …