Michael Curley is a full-time high school teacher and part-time film aficionado based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Although he is a fan of films of all kinds, he has a particular soft spot for major Hollywood blockbusters done well. Michael's film essays are currently exclusive to PopMatters.com. He can be reached @MCurleyfries on Twitter.
Sam Raimi's 'Spider-Man' Signaled That Comic Book Films Had Become a Pillar of Blockbuster Cinema | 19 Sep 2017 // 9:30 PM
A faithful adaptation of Marvel's flagship character was inescapable in the spring of 2002.
How Hollywood Saved Itself (Again) at the Summer 2017 Box Office | 4 Sep 2017 // 9:59 PM
The Summer Box Office of 2017 does not represent the death of the Hollywood. It simply represents the changing face of Hollywood accounting.