Tag: Joss Whedon

  • Myself in five characters

    Inspired by Life and Other Disasters’ Kat Impossible Larry David Appears in Curb Your Enthusiasm (showrunners: Larry David, Alec Berg, David Mandel and Jeff Schaffer) Portrayed by Larry David David is an identification figure due to him being the voice in our head. All of us, at some time or another, have wanted to openly […]

  • Hellboy — single drama review

    Hellboy — single drama review

    Premièred by Columbia Pictures Hellboy By Guillermo del Toro Guillermo del Toro fans asking about Hellboy III seems to be an inevitable factor of this industry. Hellboy is very much like Marvel’s the Avengers (Joss Whedon) in that it’s not just part of a comic book franchise, but also a crossover between it and the auteur’s own personal franchise. Having seen both El […]

  • Feature film’s future

    Feature film’s future

    Recently, a lot of debate’s arisen over the state of modern cinema and whether it can provide the kind of quality people are prepared to pay for and sit in an auditorium with other people.

  • All-New X-Men Vol. 1 #41 — comic book review

    All-New X-Men Vol. 1 #41 — comic book review

    With these things, I should probably explain how my comic book reading system works again. There are two “series” that I follow: the first is the latest issue of whatever adaptation is being released next, such as Ant-Man. The second is a regular series that I follow with every issue.

  • Avengers: age of Ultron — motion picture review

    Avengers: age of Ultron — motion picture review

    Written by Joss Whedon. Avengers: age of Ultron kicks-off Phase Three. Not Phase Three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but of this blog, as I explained in the previous post. That means I now credit writers, not just screenwriters, and posters are used in place of title cards. But Avengers: age of Ultron does serve as the penultimate […]

  • What the Marvel/Sony deal could, does and should mean…

    What the Marvel/Sony deal could, does and should mean…

    Marvel Entertainment released a press statement today, confirming that, after a long series of negotiations with Sony Pictures Entertainment, who own Spider-Man’s live-action rights, the character was finally to appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, alongside characters such as Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America and the Guardians of the Galaxy.

  • BAFTA Film Awards – 2015 Original Screenplay nominations

    BAFTA Film Awards – 2015 Original Screenplay nominations

    The BAFTA Film Awards airs tonight at 21:00 on BBC One HD, and will announce, among other things, the winners of the Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay awards.

  • Marvel’s the Avengers — review

    Marvel’s the Avengers — review

    Adapted by Joss Whedon from The Coming of the Avengers!, by Stan Lee.   Marvel’s the Avengers is the most important release of this decade, because of how mimicked it’s become. In its time, bringing together the protagonists of previous releases was most famous for the Universal monsters from the dawn of sound, but as cinema’s become […]

  • BBC features – Friday 9 to Sunday 11th January 2015

    BBC features – Friday 9 to Sunday 11th January 2015

    Saturday 10th January 2015 06:00 Apache Territory (Frank L Moss/Charles R Marion/George W George) Western. Cowboy Logan Cates (Rory Calhoun) is caught travelling through Apache territory. He must fight his way out and rescue a woman on his way.   07:10 Private’s Progress (John Boulting/Frank Harvey) Lighthearted comedy about an upper-crust chap who joins the army and […]