Is The Amazing Spiderman Same Ol' Same Ol'?

Is The Amazing Spiderman Same Ol’ Same Ol’?

Out of all the critiques I’ve heard about The Amazing Spider-man, the most common is that it’s the same story as Raimi’s 2002 version, Spider-Man. Same ol’ same ol’, people say. This is quite a heavy charge to lay against a movie, because everyone knows Hollywood hates coming out with the same story more than [...]

The Virtues of Villainy

The Virtues of Villainy

Villains. We know them as well as we know the heroes who grapple with them. Darth Vader vs. Luke Skywalker. The Hobgoblin vs. Spider-Man. Clayface vs. Batman. We fear them. We loathe them. But we don’t really hate villains. After all, there are plenty of examples of so-called “bad guys” who crossed over to the [...]

The Missing Women of the Avengers Movie

The Missing Women of the Avengers Movie

Next year, The Avengers movie is being released, and I couldn’t be more excited! Bringing together the Marvel heroes Iron Man, Hulk, Thor and Captain America, the film will show the Avengers team together for the first time on the big screen. The full character line-up includes Nick Fury, Hawkeye, and the only female lead, [...]