Monthly Archives: April 2012

Countdown To The Avengers: The Incredible Hulk and Thor

After spelling out a few days ago why I think the Marvel Cinema-verse is an important event in modern film-making, the next two films on my countdown to “The Avengers” are “The Incredible Hulk” (2008), and “Thor” (2011).  While they … Continue reading

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Countdown To The Avengers: Why The Marvel Cinema-verse Matters

As I watched the latest installments in my Countdown to “The Avengers,” I had a revelation: Marvel is attempting something virtually unprecedented in modern moviemaking with the Avengers movies, something that is perhaps only possible in today’s franchise-hungry Hollywood. Marvel … Continue reading

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Countdown To The Avengers: Iron Man & Iron Man 2

I’ve learned my lesson.  After tabulating total views from my reviews of older films to those of newer films, I realized that the only time any but a small loyal group of readers (comprised mostly of my immediate family) read … Continue reading

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“Ben-Hur” For Easter

Happy Easter and Passover everyone! When deciding on an Easter movie, I had a wealth of films to choose from. But since I’m not Catholic enough to appreciate “The Passion of the Christ,” not stoic enough to labor through “The … Continue reading

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