Monday, May 13 2013
In theory, it shouldn't be hard for those who care about Arrested Development's comeback to actually root for it to succeed, even as today's interconnected and advanced world is far more critical than it was a decade ago, when the Bluths first graced our TV screens.
Tuesday, September 4 2012
Be it providing the ingredients for a successful summer movie "recipe" or by opening new ways to roll out blockbusters, here are the top five "definitive" years for summer movies.
Monday, April 23 2012
Movies like The Avengers are better thought of as character adaptations than adaptations of specific books. When seen that way, we recognize the characters as transmedia creations.
Tuesday, August 23 2011
Like the journeys to Europe of Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and Richard Feynman, Invincible Iron Man scribe Matt Fraction offers a meditation the encounter between democratic values and the aristoi.
Thursday, July 7 2011
It's been a rough road to define a workable character arc for the Moon Knight character. The new creative team might just be the equal of the estimable run by crime writer Charlie Huston. That is, if writer Brian Michael Bendis has truly returned to top form.
Monday, June 6 2011
The real question for Soldier Zero, flagship title of industry legend Stan Lee's new line of comicbook heroes, is not whether the character can compete with Lee's classic Marvel creations like Spider-Man, Hulk and Iron Man, but how.
Wednesday, April 13 2011
It was announced last year that Joss Whedon would direct the most ambitious superhero movie ever, teaming Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Black Widow, and Hawkeye all in one enormous film. Matthew Hurd thinks Whedon was the perfect choice.
Tuesday, June 29 2010
Dan Slott has redeemed the founding Avenger and leader of the "Mighty" team, deftly and expertly removing him from the ghetto of mischaracterized misanthropic anti-heroes just in time for the Heroic Age.
Wednesday, May 5 2010
Tony Stark has a big personality that far outsizes his Iron Man 2 suit of armor, but sometimes our movie men are "made" by their suits.