It’s Magically Realistic!

A new “scientific” study alleges that you can drink 25 cups of coffee a day without your heart doing the Dick Cheney mambo. That seems like the minimum amount of caffeine consumed by most comic book movie makers. The vast majority of superhero flicks feel like a cappuccino kissed with Red Bull, but Fast Color […]

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Far From Yay

You may or may not know that Dark Phoenix is supposed to be the epic conclusion to a cinematic universe of superheroes that’s been around nearly twice as long as Avengers. Don’t worry, you don’t live under a rock. Disney/Marvel recently acquired 20th Century Fox, the studio with exclusive rights to X-Men and Fantastic Four […]

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Nu MCU

For boring marketing reasons, the current era of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) won’t officially “endgame” until this summer’s Spider-Man: Far From Home. So what does the next era look like? Not just Phase 4 of the MCU leading up to Avengers 5 (and yes, there will be an Avengers 5), but the next 10-to-12 […]

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Shazam! Has Jazz Hands

Shazam! is an overeager dad asking “Aren’t we having fun, kids?!” the whole drive to an admittedly pretty decent waterpark. It is basically one Rick Moranis away from perfectly aping a 1990s-era mainstream blockbuster family comedy, so either shrink or blow up your expectations accordingly. Director David F. Sandberg and writer Henry Gayden swap abundant […]

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