Even Honest Trailers Has to Admit Captain America: The Winter Solider Rocks

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  If you are anything like me, you know that even your favorite sci-fi and superhero movies often have flaws, both in concept and in execution, but we tend to ignore them in most cases. but the good folks over at Screen Junkies make it point to remind us, wit their “Honest Trailers” series. Now, with the DVD/Blu-Ray/Digital Download for Captain America: The Winter Solider available, they turn their attention to the Star-Spangled Avenger’s sequel, … Continue reading

Twelve’s Night – Doctor Who: Deep Breath

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  Over the last 3 weeks, Peter Capaldi, the actor playing the Twelfth Doctor met the world.  Now the world has met Peter Capaldi’s Doctor. Before tonight, maybe 10,000 lucky people in the world had gotten to see the Series 8 première in its final form during the Doctor Who World Tour. (Plus bunch more folks who downloaded an unfinished black and white version sent out to for translation purposes internationally).  But now, its aired … Continue reading

Could Anyone Else Play Indiana Jones?

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  There is a rumor going around that Disney is about to announce a date on their schedule for a fifth Indiana Jones flick. With Hollywood loathed to stray too far from tried and true franchises, another film featuring everyone’s favorite archeologist is inevitable.  Harrison Ford‘s schedule has him busy a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away (after his leg heals, that is) but could the 72-year-old actor be up to don … Continue reading

“Just Say the Word” – The Rock Confirms Shazam

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  After teasing the possibility for months, actor and former professional wrestler, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson announced he will be starring in Warner Brothers upcoming DC Entertainment flick based on Shazam, the world’s Mightiest Mortal.      He confirmed his involvement to AP while promoting Hercules in Mexico City this past Monday.  He has not yet confirmed which role he would be playing, that of superhero Shazam (formally known as Captain Marvel, until DC’s New 52 … Continue reading

Monday Morning Geek Box Office Report – Turtles & Guardians Continue to Rule. The Expendables Crushed.

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As the summer begins to wind down, this week at the Box Office had no major geek related franchises opening, and ticket sales reflected it, down nearly 25% from the week before.  Last week’s top two films, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy held their positions, holding off  Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwazzenger and company. The Expendables 3, the latest installment in the action star franchise finished fourth for the weekend, grossing … Continue reading