Into the Spider-Verse and The Infinity Gauntlet

Hasbro has revealed a new wave of Marvel Legends Series figures which includes Miles Morales, a Gwen Stacy & Spider-Ham 2-pack, Peter B. Parker, and Prowler from the award-winning animated feature Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, a Thanos action figure inspired by his appearance in The Infinity Gauntlet, and Spidey characters Frogman and The Hand Ninja; … Read more

Ranking the Films of Paul Verhoeven

George Nash assesses the cinematic output of the subversive Dutch provocateur Paul Verhoeven… On the Rotten Tomatoes page of Showgirls, the critical consensus reads as follows: “Vile, contemptible, garish, and misogynistic — and that might just be exactly Showgirls‘ point”. It’s about as perfect as any summation could hope to be in capturing the journey taken … Read more

Michael Bay’s pandemic thriller Songbird going straight to PVOD

STXfilms has announced that Songbird, the Michael Bay-produced pandemic thriller which became the first film to shoot in Los Angeles during the global health crisis, will be skipping a theatrical release and premiere in the U.S. as a premium video on-demand release from December 11th. “The pandemic has affected every aspect of our business, from … Read more

Movie Review – Vanguard (2020)

Vanguard, 2020. Directed by Stanley Tong.Starring Jackie Chan, Yang Yang, Allen Ai Lun, Miya Muqi, Zhu Zhengting, Desmond Aldridge, Can Aydin, Sayed Badreya, Ruohan Xu, Barret Coates, and Fady Zaky. SYNOPSIS: Covert security company Vanguard is the last hope of survival for an accountant after he is targeted by the world’s deadliest mercenary organization. Into … Read more

Movie Review – Sound of Metal (2020)

Sound of Metal, 2020. Directed by Darius Marder.Starring Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke, Paul Raci, Lauren Ridloff, Mathieu Amalric, Tom Kemp, Chris Perfetti, Hillary Baack, and Chelsea Lee. SYNOPSIS: A heavy-metal drummer’s life is thrown into freefall when he begins to lose his hearing. As much as Sound of Metal is about a drummer poorly coping … Read more