Tag Archives: Adaptation

5 Martian Movies That Prove Hollywood Wrong

The Curiosity safely landed on Mars this weekend, bringing hope back to a lagging NASA program. In honor of this, and with a small amount of my own hope that Hollywood will re-think its anti-Mars stance, here are 5 movies … Continue reading

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Countdown to The Avengers: The Avengers!

“Ohmygodohmygodohmygodohmygod!” After seeing “The Avengers” last weekend, I promised my friend Eric I’d start the post this way.  This sentiment is currently echoed by audiences all over the United States as they watch the action-fueled, surprisingly funny film by writer/director … Continue reading

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Countdown to The Avengers: Captain America

Up until “Captain America: The First Avenger” (2011), each film in the Marvel Cinema-verse Canon has played as a different genre.  “Iron Man” and “Iron Man 2” are 1930s screwball comedies similar to “His Girl Friday” or “The Thin Man.” … Continue reading

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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: 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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