Tag: X-Men

Deadpool 2’s Marketing Might Be More Interesting Than the Actual Movie

Deadpool 2 spoilers below.  Deadpool isn’t real. He’s just an early 90s Rob Liefeld fever dream with an intentional Spider-Man knockoff costume who has since become Ryan Reynolds’ personal mascot and career-saver. We all know […]

Deadpool 2 Ups its Budget and Stakes but Maintains its Anarchic Edge (Spoiler-Free Review)

Walking into my screening of Deadpool 2, I had some trepidation. After all, 2016’s Deadpool worked because it felt so fresh and different from every other superhero film surrounding it on the release calendar. Much […]

Suddenly, Deadpool 2 is 2018’s Only New X-Men Movie

Remember when we were all worried about “superhero fatigue” and whether or not the market could really withstand 6, 8, as many as 10 new comic book movies a year? Funny thing about that: we never quite […]

Deadpool 2 Trailer Reaction: Wade Said Knock You Out

Have we ever seen anything quite like Deadpool 2 before? I don’t mean the actual movie. The bigger and better superhero sequel is almost as old as the genre itself, even if this particular sequel […]

Disney’s Attempted Purchase of 2st Century Fox Film & TV, As Explained By a Comics Nerd

Basically, The Avengers and X-Men would finally get to hang out. The above takeaway is all you might want to know about CNBC’s bombshell? stunning? overblown? report that Disney recently spoke to 21st Century Fox […]

Here’s What Fox Is Planning for The New Mutants

It’s been nearly a full week since Fox dropped its New Mutants trailer, revealing to the world that while we weren’t looking they’d gone away and made a genuine superhero-horror movie hybrid. They’re not done, […]

The New Mutants Trailer Reaction

Who the hell is directing this movie? That’s the first thought which occurred to me while watching The New Mutants trailer. What had previously been thought of as X-Men: The Next Generation has turned into […]

Everyone – Including Jennifer Lawrence – Is Coming Back for X-Men: Dark Phoenix & Jessica Chastain Might Be Joining Them

After Deadpool, X-Men: Apocalypse and Logan the future of the X-Men franchise seemed clear: Jackman is out. Fassbender, Lawrence, McAvoy and Hoult are free to walk (in Lawrence’s case that walk looks more like a […]

Iron Fist Is the Past and Legion the Future of Superhero TV

Remember how much fun the internet had last year posting memes comparing the wildly differing RottenTomatoes scores for Batman v Superman and Captain America: Civil War? Hahaha. Suck it, WB. Your comic book movies are […]

Box Office: Can Logan Avoid the X-Men Franchise’s Notorious Second Weekend Curse?

After X-Men: Apocalypse‘s opening weekend I put together a piece detailing the X-Men franchise’s long history with big second weekend drops. Below is an updated version of that same article which now reflect Apocalypse‘s final numbers and […]