Avengers, you may now Assemble.

With all of the news coming out of San Diego over the past few days, it’s hard to decided where to begin.  Marvel was the powerhouse presenter, and they had some great news. To kick off the Marvel panel on Saturday the 24th, Kevin Feige, Marvel’s President of Production, presented a

The Blackest Night Approaches…

It appears to be a week of not-exactly-what-we’d-hoped-for images from upcoming comic films. The latest cover of Entertainment Weekly features the first image of Ryan Reynolds as Hal Jordan/Green Lantern in the upcoming film.  As many of us know, the production chose to portray the GL uniform as having an

Review: Predators

I’ll give it to you straight.  If you love the original Predator, you will definitely enjoy this film. Writer/Producer Robert “I thought he was directing this” Rodriguez and Nimród “Who?” Antal finally deliver the sequel that Predator fans never got, a true follow-up to John McTiernan’s 1987 classic that pitted The Terminator, Apollo

A New Face Under Spidey’s Mask

The sound of people scratching their heads is deafening.   Relatively unknown actor, Andrew Garfield has been cast as Spider-Man/Peter Parker in the way-too-soon reboot of the money-printing Marvel Comics film franchise.  The most common question to be asked since the announcement has been, “Who?”  Born in LA and raised

A New Frontier for ‘Star Trek’ Scores

Within the same week, the musical world of Star Trek became a whole lot richer.  Specialty labels Film Score Monthly and Varese Sarabande released two expanded and complete soundtracks: James Horner’s Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984) and Michael Giacchino’s reboot Star Trek (2009). Last summer, Film Score

Back in Bat

Rule #1: No one stays dead in comics. Rule #2: The Hulk always has pants on.  But I’m getting ahead of myself… It wasn’t a huge surprise.  If you had the misfortune of reading Final Crisis, you know that Batman was presumed dead by the inhabitants of the DC universe,

Music Makes The Universe Go Round

I’m pretty excited about the subject of this post.  It brings together three things that I absolutely love: comics, movies, and film music.   As we all know, Iron Man 2 is a mere 2 weeks away, and as a film music enthusiast, I’ve begun scouring the internet in an

S.H.I.E.L.D. Through The Ages

Have you ever wanted Marvel to do their own take on “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen”?  No?  Well, they’re doing in anyway. One of Marvel’s newest titles, simply titled S.H.I.E.L.D., will chronicle the untold history of the Marvel Universe’s secret agent super group.  Turns out that Nick Fury’s predecessors stretch all

Wanna Take You For A Ride…Again!

Sharpen your claws and tighten your headband, because gaming’s favorite crossover fighter is back for round three.  Marvel.com has posted a teaser trailer for the much-anticipated Marvel vs. Capcom 3, and it looks like it will not disappoint.  The roster looks to include some familiar favorites from the past, but