Tag: miguel ferrer

Burning Love (Iron Man 3, 2013)

When they announced Iron Man 3’s villain there was concern  The Mandarin was a character with a rather troubling past.  An evil magical Asian.  Then they announced he was being played by Ben Kingsley.  He isn’t an example of Whitewashing exactly (Kingsley is not… Continue Reading “Burning Love (Iron Man 3, 2013)”

The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea Part 1 (Deep Star Six, 1989)

1989 saw three competing sci-fi/horror films.  One stood out above the other two, but we will get to that one later. First up is Sean Cunningham’s Deep Star Six.  Cunningham was known primarily for producing and directing the first Friday the 13th.  He is… Continue Reading “The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea Part 1 (Deep Star Six, 1989)”

More Man Than Machine (Robocop, 1987)

Usually, to refer to a movie as a comic book movie is to suggest it was based on a specific comic book. There was not a Robocop comic when the film came out (although, Marvel quickly adapted it into an ongoing series). But Robocop… Continue Reading “More Man Than Machine (Robocop, 1987)”