…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…

…Go First Class

The summer of Marvel Comics on the silver screen continued last week with the opening of “X-Men: First Class,” and the Crusade was there to check it out for you.  In this latest, prequel installment of the X-Men series, director Matthew Vaughn creates a familiar but different mutant universe. While not a relaunch in the same vein…