An odd experimental mash-up combing “Cabin in the Woods,” “Friday the 13th” and even a little of “The Wizard of Oz,” “The Final Girls” is an ode to 80s horror films that doesn’t quite cut it. Continue reading ‘The Final Girls’ review – horror comedy falls just short
Star Wars Rebels’ success was probably a lock thanks to the two words preceding Rebels, but few expected it to be as big a hit as it became last season.
Neither particularly magical or especially memorable, “Pan” makes for momentarily entertaining and instantly forgettable trip to Neverland. Continue reading Pan movie review – origin story fails to take flight
In case you forget, we now live in a Marvel movie world. The rest — except for maybe the Jurassic World and Star Wars universes — are vying for second best.
Both my movie and action figure collecting obsessions are going to be battling it out for top spot soon.
“Captain America: Civil War” is set for next year to further the Marvel Cinematic Universe mythos, but first there’s the highly anticipated chapter of my original obsession — “Star Wars: Episode VII – Force Awakens” coming to theaters Dec. 18.
I grabbed the first assortment of Episode VII Star Wars Black Series with absolutely no knowledge of anyone save Chewbacca, but with the reveals at Hasbro’s NYCC Preview Night, we saw a figure I’m very familiar with and anxious to add to my collection.
He’s joined by newcomers Gen. Hux and Asty and a number of army builders.
For those who prefer a smaller size collection, during its New York Comic Con’15 preview night, Hasbro revealed its 3 3/4 Marvel Universe line is being re-branded Marvel Legends. Continue reading NYCC’15 Hasbro – Marvel Universe gets new name and figures
Last week’s tremendous kickoff to season 3 left me exhilarated and for the first time since the big Hydra reveal back in season 1 anxiously anticipating the next episode.
A lot of that enthusiasm was dashed this week as the writers fell back to some bad old habits for the sake of rushing along a season that hadn’t been suffering from slow pacing. Continue reading Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. recap Season 3, Episode 2 – Purpose in the Machine