…find a league of our own

It’s no secret that of late DC Comics has struggled to put forth the kind of cinematic success that its counterpart, Marvel practically has down to a science. Following the particularly sour taste of “Batman v Superman” and “Suicide Squad,” the DC Universe is a little on edge, even after the incredible triumph of “Wonder…

…Miscast

Whether you’ve seen it yet or not, odds are you’ve heard a lot about the comic book movie juggernaut, “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” Most of what you’ve heard probably isn’t great, and if you’ve seen it, you know that it’s earned every single one of the negative comments on the confusing plot, and…

…Face the Facts

It seems like the Internet has to weigh in on everything these days. From Twitter to Facebook, everyone is sharing their opinion whether they can back it up or not. So it should come as no surprise, that the Web is snarky, and also thrilled, but also undecided about the latest casting announcement for, “Batman…

…get your story straight

At this point in the awards season it seems to be unanimous, the film of the season is Ben Affleck’s “Argo.” I assume most crusaders have either seen the movie, read Zer’s review, or are about to read Zer’s review, so I won’t waste space with an overly involved plot outline. However I will say…

…Second Guess

With the 70th Golden Globe Awards in the history books, it’s time to regroup for our Academy Award predictions. A good number of the award winners were fairly predictable.  Daniel Day-Lewis got his well-deserved Golden Globe for “Lincoln.”  Anne Hathaway won “Best Supporting Actress in a Film.” But a surprise victory for “Argo” throws a…

…Fake It

Don’t be misled by the title, there’s nothing fake about Ben Affleck’s “Argo.” Based loosely on CIA specialist, Tony Mendez’s account of the 1979 rescue of six US diplomats from Tehran, Iran; the film uses a gritty style to beautifully tell this nearly unbelievable story. The film opens with a brief history of Iran, and…