Tag Archives: Comic Book Movie

The Avengers

Director: Joss Whedon Notable Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hiddleston, Clark Gregg, Samuel L. Jackson, Cobie Smulders, Gwyneth Paltrow, Stellan Skarsgård, Paul Bettany Rating: PG-13 Review:  Hello Marvel, welcome to uber-blockbuster status.  … Continue reading

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Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengence

Director: Brian Taylor/Mark Neveldine Notable Cast: Nicolas Cage, Idris Elba, Johnny Whitworth, Violante Placido, Ciarán Hinds Rating: PG-13 Review:  Ghost Rider 2: Bigger, meaner, badder they said.  Darker tone they said.  More hellacious violence they said.  Forget the original Ghost Rider … Continue reading

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Captain America

Director: Joe Johnston Notable Cast: Chris Evans, Hayley Atwell, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving, Sebastian Stan, Stanley Tucci, Toby Jones Rating: PG-13 Review:  Captain America: protector of the American way.  Without him how could we enjoy things like good ol’ … Continue reading

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Green Lantern

Director: Martin Campbell Notable Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong, Tim Robbins, Angela Bassett, Michael Clarke Duncan (Voice), Geoffrey Rush (Voice) Rating: PG-13 Review:  When a film makes you unintentionally laugh in the first 5 minutes, it’s … Continue reading

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Dylan Dog: Dead of Night

Director: Kevin Munroe Notable Cast: Brandon Routh, Sam Huntington, Peter Stormare, Taye Diggs, Kurt Angle, Anita Briem Rating: PG-13 Review:  Inspired by the critically acclaimed Italian comic “Dylan Dog,” director Kevin Munroe tries to channel creator Tiziano Sclavi in capturing … Continue reading

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Priest

Director: Scott Charles Stewart Notable Cast: Paul Bettany, Karl Urban, Cam Gigandet, Maggie Q, Christopher Plummer Rating: R Review:  Paul Bettany, when will you learn that if you see Scott Stewart’s name you should run!  Here you are, two films … Continue reading

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Thor

Director: Kenneth Branagh Notable Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Anthony Hopkins, Kat Dennings, Idris Elba, Clark Gregg, Ray Stevenson Rating: PG-13 Review:  Thor is interesting from the start because the man is more than a hero; … Continue reading

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RED

Director: Robert Schwentke Notable Cast: Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich, Helen Mirren, Karl Urban, Mary-Louise Parker, Brian Cox, Ernest Borgnine, Richard Dreyfuss Rating: PG-13 Review:  Another day, another comic book movie.  Banding together older actors, RED promised to give … Continue reading

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Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Director: Edgar Wright Notable Cast: Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Chris Evans, Jason Schwartzman, Anna Kendrick, Kieran Culkin Rating: PG-13 Review:  Let me be upfront about Scott Pilgrim.  When I walked out of the theater, I was in awe of … Continue reading

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Iron Man 2

Director: Jon Favreau Notable Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Mickey Rourke, Sam Rockwell, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel. L. Jackson Rating: PG-13 Review:  So how do you match the quality one of the greatest comic book adaptations to date … Continue reading

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