Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase 2 – Film

“Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase 2” Iron Man 3 (2013) For more information follow this link. I had reviewed this film when I first saw it. Our favorite billionaire, genius, playboy, hero, Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.), a.k.a., Iron Man, returns and discovers, that sometimes, mistakes from the past can come back to haunt us.  In …

Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase 1 – Film

“Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase 1” Now that Phase 3 has begun with the release of Captain America: Civil War, I decided it’s time to revisit the movies which were chosen to spearhead this huge and hugely ambitious project.

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) – Film

“Guardians of the Galaxy” For more information follow this link. After “salvaging” a mysterious orb, Peter Quill finds himself being pursued by Ronan the Accuser, a member of the Kree Empire.  To save the universe, Quill joins forces with Rocket, the machine gun wielding cyber-enhanced, mechanical genius, raccoon; Groot, a Flora Colossus; Gamora, former ally …

The Wolverine (2013) – Film

“The Wolverine” For more information, click here. Set after the events of X-Men: The Last Stand, we find Logan hiding in Canada suffering dreams of Jean Gray.  Yukio finds him and takes him to the death bead of an old acquaintance in Japan, where he finds his acquaintance wants more than just to say goodbye.

R.I.P.D. (2013) – Film

“R.I.P.D.” Follow this link for more information. A slightly tarnished, Boston police officer gets a surprise after he is killed.  Due to some poor life choices, he is recruited into the Rest In Peace Department, to serve 100 years saving the world from Deados.  

Man of Steel (2013) – Film

“Man of Steel” For more information, follow this link. How does one describe the origins story of Superman?  A man, who has struggled with being different and fitting in his entire life, is suddenly forced to confront just how extra-ordinary these differences are when he discovers and is forced to confront the truth of his …

Iron Man 3 (2013) – Film

“Iron Man 3” For official info, follow this link. Oh boy! I was pleased and surprised that the writers, Drew Pearce and Shane Black,  utilized the events of the 3 previous films on which to focus and continue Tony Stark’s, as well as the supporting cast’s, character development. I liked that they kept Stark very …

The Phantom (1996) – Film

“The Phantom” Go here for more information. The Ghost Who Walks walks onto the big screen in this adaptation of  a long running comic book series.    The story is set in 1938, with the 21st Phantom, Kip Walker,  battling wits with the evil Xander Drax and his henchmen, lead by Singh Brotherhood member, Quill.