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Batman v Superman: Mythology and the Superhero (Part two)

April 20, 2016 // 1 Comment

Author’s note: This is a three part look at Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, examining the themes and ideas of the film. Part one looks at mythology and how Batman v Superman is told. The second part looks at what the movie says about our
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Elizabeth Banks as Rita Repulsa revealed!

April 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

  My knowledge on the Power Rangers is pretty non existent so all you Ranger fans will have to tell me if this is cool or not. In any case we have our first look at Elizabeth Banks as Rita Repulsa. She certainly seems to be menacing here. Also
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Willem Dafoe joins Justice League!

April 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

  The big news of the day is Willem Dafoe returning to the realm of comic book movies. News broke that he will be appearing in both parts of Zack Snyder’s Justice League. And he’ll be a good guy but no word on who. For me this is
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Batman v Superman: Mythology and the Superhero (Part 1)

April 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Author’s note: This is a three part look at Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, examining the themes and ideas of the film. Part one looks at mythology and how Batman v Superman is told. The second part looks at what the movie says about our
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Batman v. Superman Dawn Of Justice

March 26, 2016 // 1 Comment

By now I’m pretty sure most if not all of you have read and heard about the terrible reviews and even Warner Brothers lukewarm response to Batman v. Superman Dawn Of Justice. It’s a tricky film to review or critique. It has flashes of brilliance
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“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Review

December 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Force Has Awakened! It’s been more than a decade since we have seen a live action Star Wars film grace theatre screens everywhere and well over thirty years without the original cast, but all of that came to an end on December 18th/2015, when
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What’s The Deal With “The Star Wars”, Really?

December 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

As a bellman, I come in contact with folks from all walks of life, including seniors who just don’t understand all the hype surrounding mega-blockbuster films like Star Wars: The Force Awakens. And never will. But when a seventy-year-old
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LEGO Marvel’s Avengers NYCC Trailer

October 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Earlier today at New York Comic Con, Warner Brother’s Interactive Entertainment released a trailer for LEGO Marvel’s Avengers. A few weeks ago the announcement of a LEGO game wouldn’t really excite me, but I recently started
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First Trailer for “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”

October 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

The first trailer for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is here, and it is exactly what you would expect. Well that was… interesting. The title isn’t misleading at all. The zombie adaptation of the Jane Austin novel hits theatres February
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Marvel’s Phase Three Update

October 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

With the release of Ant-Man, phase 2 of Marvel‘s MCU is over, and with that comes news of phase 3. The first bit of news is that Ant-Man will return alongside Hope Van Dyne (Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly) in “Ant-Man and The
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Bryan Singer Turns His Sights on His Dream Project

September 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

Celebrating a 50th birthday and with X-Men: Apocalypse in post-production, writer/ director Bryan Singer is working on a dream project of his. It's my 50th birthday (ouch), and I just put the finishing touches on the script for my next film. A
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Booster Gold and Blue Beetle Team Up Movie In The Works

September 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

With DC‘s movie universe finally underway and their continuing domination of prime time television, people are wondering what other characters from the comics we’ll see on the big or small screen next. Well, its Booster Gold and Blue
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“Moose Jaws” Spoilers and Silent Bob’s Fate

September 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

Before Marvel created their Marvel Cinematic Universe, indy filmmaker Kevin Smith created the View Askewniverse, a series of comedies linked together by characters, events and the city of New Jersey. Reoccurring in all of his films, were the
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First Trailer for Disney’s “The Jungle Book”

September 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Check out the first trailer for the new live action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling‘s The Jungle Book from Walt Disney Pictures and Iron Man director, Jon Favreau. That voice you hear in the trailer is Scarlett Johansson as the manipulative
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Fan Expo Canada 2015: The Hook’s Post-Con Report

September 9, 2015 // 1 Comment

The world you know is an illusion, a pale imitation of what the world should be. The real world, the only one worth living in, a world free of prejudice, racial and gender persecution, is one that only aligns with ours intermittently, for several
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First Trailer for the Christmas Horror Movie “Krampus”

September 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Cause nothing bad happens on Christmas, right? From the director who brought us the cult holiday horror Trick R’ Treat, Adam Scott, Toni Collette, and David Koechner star in Krampus, a horror comedy about a Christmas creature. “When his
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The Critics Can Suck It: I Loved Fantastic Four!

August 13, 2015 // 2 Comments

And not just me. My daughter is a tough nut to crack, and she thought the updated Fantastic Four was… well, fantastic! “Why don’t the critics go back to their mom’s basement? This movie was AWESOME!“ It really was. Were there flaws? Sure!
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The Red Band “Deadpool” Trailer Is Here!

August 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

It’s finally here! We’ve already seen the SDCC trailer for Deadpool after is was leaked a few weeks ago, but that was a crappy cellphone recording of the trailer from Hall H! Now it’s here in glorious HD! This movie looks
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5×5 With The Hook: Sam Maggs

July 24, 2015 // 2 Comments

Wherever she is, whatever she’s doing right now, it’s a safe bet Sam Maggs is smiling. Sam Maggs is always smiling; that’s one of the things we love about her, right? At a ridiculously-young age (I think she just stopped wearing
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