Tag: X-Men

Disney’s Attempted Purchase of 20th 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 20th 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 […]

Review: Logan and the Hype Train

The third act twist will not be spoiled in this review. Well, this isn’t going to win any Oscars. That’s a strange thought to have while watching a comic book movie, but the pre-release hype […]

Michael Jackson, Lying Tom Cruise & Rachael Leigh Cook: 6 New-to-Me Facts About the First X-Men Movie

Hugh Jackman has been playing Wolverine on screen almost longer than new Spider-Man actor Tom Holland has been alive (the difference between Jackman’s Wolverine tenure and Holland’s age is a mere 3 years). That all […]

Box Office: The 2017 Summer Movie Season Starts in March, And The Results Could Be Disastrous

Hollywood now makes so many blockbusters movies it’s running out of space for them on the release calendar. As such, for the past couple of years a handful of movies which would have historically come […]

Is Legion Truly a Masterpiece? Or Is It Just So Different From Everything Else That It Stands Out?

Spoilers for Legion’s Pilot Await You Below Legion’s pilot, which just premiered on FX last night, is a triumph of style over substance, and I mean that in the best way possible. As has been […]