Tag: james gunn

A Superman Only a Mother Could Love (Brightburn, 2019)

A couple that lives in a rural area struggles to conceive a child, but one night, they discover a crashed spaceship containing a baby that they choose to raise as their own. The child is revealed to have great powers. But in spite of… Continue Reading “A Superman Only a Mother Could Love (Brightburn, 2019)”

Father-Son Bonding (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2, 2017)

Guardians of the Galaxy was a bit of a risk for Marvel Studios.  It was really their first film that had little name recognition.  It also was their first film not closely tied to the Avengers.  And yet, under the guidance of James Gunn,… Continue Reading “Father-Son Bonding (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2, 2017)”

Hooked On a Feelin’ (Guardians of the Galaxy, 2014)

When Marvel announced Guardians of the Galaxy, it was met with a pretty collective “huh?”  The announcement of director James Gunn was not much help.  Gunn had directed 2 films prior.  The Sci-Fi comedy Slither and the dark super-hero satire Super.  His writing credits… Continue Reading “Hooked On a Feelin’ (Guardians of the Galaxy, 2014)”

Mary Jane Watson May Have a Tan

So, Nerd Rage is beginning for the upcoming Spider-Man movie.  Why? Well, it appears that a character known for her model level good looks: Will be played by a person with model good looks: So, Mary Jane Watson will be played by Zendaya.  Truth… Continue Reading “Mary Jane Watson May Have a Tan”

Dwight Dons Spandex (Super, 2011)

You remember that movie Kick Ass?  You know, the one where the loser kid wonders why nobody ever fights crime in a costume-so he decides to do it?  And teams up with a precocious ten year old girl who kills people and swears a… Continue Reading “Dwight Dons Spandex (Super, 2011)”