…kill it

As our “hero” states in his opening voiceover, “Deadpool 2” is a family movie. And I have to say, he’s absolutely right. Seriously. Okay, not so much in the traditional sense…please, dear god, do not bring the children…but in the sense that it is about a family. Yes, they have problems. Yes, they have enemies. But…

…Roll Credits

It’s finally here, the Crusade’s summer movie wrap-up (and the Crusade’s first duel blog). So what is the wrap-up? Well, it’s been several months and eleven movies in the making (Sorry, “The Help,” but we can’t include you in this number). And now it’s time for the final weigh-ins.  Yes, that’s right, it’s awards time. We’d like to…

…Lose The Cape

Today, a summer of comic book heroes comes to an end with the release of Captain America: The First Avenger(review coming Thursday). This patriotic crime fighter follows a slew of surprising heroes. Already this summer we’ve seen Thor, X-Men: First Class, and that other one grace the cineplexes (well, mostly grace). With a few exceptions (Thor and…

…Hide It Under a Bushel

In this summer’s latest superhero blockbuster “Green Lantern,” Blake Lively (as the love interest Carol Ferris) sums this movie up quite nicely with one line, “Did you think I wouldn’t recognize you because I can’t see your cheekbones?” No amount of over-the-top computer animation or Ryan Reynolds’ charms and perfect abs can disguise what this film really is—a…