Category Archives: Comic Book Movies & TV

Comics translated to the Cinema and Televisual form

X-Men Movies

X-Men The first comic movie that brought about a major shift in comic book film making world showing what comic book movies could be in the 21st century. Before that we had the likes of ‘Batman & Robin’ setting the … Continue reading

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2

You know how you sometimes wake up with a terrible hangover and say “i am never drinking again” but the next week you go ahead and do it again or how you might wake up beside some incredibly hot person … Continue reading

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The Wolverine

As X-Men (man) films go ‘The Wolverine’ aint half bad. But it aint all good either bub. The focus of almost every X-Men movie with the exception of ‘First Class’ has been on the Wolverine character. That is down not … Continue reading

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Man of Steel

I’m unsure what to think of this. On the one hand I liked it. I liked seeing the earlier years of Clark Kent’s life, the problems he faced as his powers developed, the scenes in which he travels by himself … Continue reading

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Iron Man 3

IM3 comes off as the weakest of all the Iron Man films (including cameos). In the run up to seeing this there was all this talk of the film taking a different direction, posters and trailers showed a darker tone. … Continue reading

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The Dark Knight Rises

And so ends the Dark Knight Trilogy. Having spent 7 years watching these three films from Ireland to Japan to Hong Kong I almost feel i’ve been on a journey with Batman. The Dark Knight Rises isn’t the best of … Continue reading

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The Amazing Spider-Man

It’s a good film but I couldn’t help thinking how Sam Raimi did things better. I just wasn’t connected to it as much as I was with the original Spider-Man. The Spider-Man of 2002 nailed the story, the character, the … Continue reading

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The Avengers

Starting back in 2008 with ‘Iron Man’, ‘The Avengers’ have finally assembled. ‘Iron Man‘, ‘Hulk‘, ‘Thor‘ and ‘Captain America’ get to bounce off each other to comedic and dramatic effect which is a heck of a lot of fun to … Continue reading

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Thor

Thor is another perfectly well made film from Marvel. Visually it looks great, there is a strong cast of actors to geek out about, Anthony Hopkins as Odin, James T Kirk’s father as Thor and Luke Skywalker’s Ma. Having Kenneth … Continue reading

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Iron Man 2

I found this rather enjoyable. I remember when I watched “Iron Man” two years ago I was a bit critical of it. I watched it recently again and felt it had less problems, maybe because my expectations were lower for … Continue reading

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