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We last saw Ant-Man in prison with the other heroes who sided with Cap in Civil War. People noticed that he was absent from all the Infinity War promotions, and while Infinity War gave a quick explanation of where he and Hawkeye were, Ant-Man and the Wasp gives us the “full story”. With days to go on his house arrest, Scott Lang has been out of contact with Hank Pym and Hope… Read More

After the second film, the Predator series went dormant.  The alien hunters only saw the screen in the “team up” Alien vs Predator films.  It was not until about 2009 Predator was announced as getting it’s own new film.  It was spearheaded by Robert Rodriguez (Desperado, From Dusk Til Dawn, Sin City) and was referred to often as a reboot.  The problem with the tendency to treat every film as a remake… Read More

I think people were a little surprised that the Fantastic Four got a sequel.  And you gotta admit, doing the Silver Surfer/Galactus saga is a grand idea.  Then they get Doug Jones for the physical body and Laurence Fishburne as the voice of the Silver Surfer (this was not actually a great idea in retrospect).  Things are looking good!  Man, who will they cast a Galactus, right?!  Will he be totally CGI… Read More

This film has been both hotly anticipated and less than interesting depending on who you ask.  In fact, the talk at the beginning of the week was that people had seen the movie and loved it.  It was starting to look like Deadpool all over again.  The early reaction made me wonder if my preconceptions were fair.  Then, as the week progressed and more official reviews started to come out?  It started… Read More

So San Diego Comic Con saw the release of a new trailer for next year’s Batman vs Superman and… Well, I am a little more hopeful…but not yet excited. The trailer is unclear if Batman has been active for years or if he retired, though there seems to be indications he is returning to his cowl. While I am a bit bummed that we will not have an established friendship, they are… Read More

Preface: This is a review I wrote two years ago.  I have, however, edited it a bit. And lo, there was much controversy and arguing. So it was I saw finally got around to seeing the tale Man of Steel.  Zak Snyder, David Goyer and Christopher’s grimmer take on the Superman mythos. In a lot of ways, this is a response to the toughly reviewed Superman Returns. One of the cries was… Read More