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It's hard to catch lightning in a bottle twice, and we all know that they have tried again (and again) with Spider-Man reboots. Any regular reader knows that I suffer from superhero burnout, having so…
Two things before we begin: 1. If you haven’t yet seen Avengers: Endgame, you might want to do so before checking out Spider-Man: Far from Home, as the events of Endgame figure very prominently here..…
Clearly trying to capitalize on the “end of an era” marketing that helped propel Avengers: Endgame into the box-office – and favorable-review – stratosphere, but instead making the problems found in X…
Tom Hardy stars as Eddie Brock, a recently fired, renegade investigative reporter who’s known for thumbing his nose at authority and who’s probing the medical research being conducted by billionaire e…
Avengers: Endgame doesn't have much faith in the resilience of humanity. Five years after Thanos (Josh Brolin) made half of Earth's (and the universe's) population disintegrate into ash with a snap of…
Honestly, I was grinning from start to finish. It’s light-hearted, action-packed, funny, smart and – unlike so many recent films of its ilk – wonderfully human. The characters’ problems are comparativ…
Starting on a gentle, note of wide-eyed fantasy, I was thinking to myself that this latest reboot of Fantastic Four harkened back to an almost-Spielbergian earnestness, down to a junkyard set that loo…
There has been so much fuss about how Sky Captain was made, that you go into the film with pre-set expectations. We have all seen CGI animation in film, from The Hulk (crappy), to The Phantom Menace (…
I've always been puzzled about the intended audience of comic book cartoon shows. I mean, they're animated and usually air when and where kids can find them, but they're often dark, plot heavy, and so…
The Mostly Unfabulous Life of Ethan Green is based on a comic strip that is so widely read that I've never even heard of it. Judging from the sample strips I found, you can see that a film version act…
Back in 2004, director Guillermo del Toro helmed the first Hellboy movie to a moderate level of acclaim and fanboy delight. But back then, he was just the sorta-known guy who made that movie where Mir…
Dear Moviepie’s Eric, OHHHHmuhGAWD. My dear friend, my sweet boy, drop whatever you’re doing. Turn off ANTM, put away the green slop and get thee to the nearest theater playing Ghost Rider because  …
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