Movies

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

Captain America!

io9 has shown us  the concept art for Captain America’s costume and I couldn’t be happier! I was really wondering how they were going to pull this off. Cap’s classic costume is so iconic and yet kind of silly. It looks like they took the Ultimate’s style (which was pretty

Thor Revealed!

Paramount and Yahoo have finally given us our first look at Chris Hemsworth as THOR! Pardon me, I must go sing from the mountain tops of my joy that they didn’t mess this up!

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

Joss Whedon, ASSEMBLE!

Fanboys rejoice! Joss Whedon, the man behind such fan-favorites as “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Firefly,” and “Dollhouse” will be taking the reigns of the much-anticipated Avengers film for Marvel Studios.  While he is well-known for his multitude of television creations, his only directorial venture into the world of motion pictures was Serenity

Who’s Your Daddy?

There has been yet ANOTHER addition to the Green Lantern cast.  Jon Tenney (“The Closer) has signed on to play Martin Jordan, the father of Hal.  It’s a role that will be featured in flashbacks of Hal’s youth. *SPOILERS AHEAD* Like his son, Martin Jordan was a test pilot at

The Wall

With Marvel making its grand announcement about Chris Evans snagging the part of Captain America, DC fires right back with a late addition to the cast of Green Lantern. Academy Award Nominee Angela Bassett (What’s Love Got To Do With It, “ER”) has taken the role of Amanda Waller, the ruthless

Double Exposure in the Marvel Universe

FLAME ON!  Oh…sorry… After weeks, nay, months of rumors and speculation, the interwebz are ablaze with confirmation that Chris Evans has accepted the role of Captain America.  The 28-year-old actor will wield the shield as Steve Rogers in The First Avenger: Captain America.  Evans is no stranger to film adaptations of