Review: ‘Thor: The Dark World’

*This review contains only minor spoilers – merely a short recap of the film’s beginning to establish context. Thor and Asgard offer Marvel it’s biggest cinematic challenge (likely until Guardians of the Galaxy) in terms of story and characters. It’s a mystical world filled aliens, realms, and strange beasts. It’s … Continue reading

Film of the Week: Star Wars: The Lunesta Edition OR, How I Learned to Stop Caring and Take a Nap: The Phantom Menace 3D

A few months back, when it debuted on Blu-Ray, I re-watched Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999).  After watching Red Letter Media’s epic take down and deconstruction, I assumed I would never be able to watch the film again with any shred of interest or emotional investment. Well, … Continue reading

Thor 2 Director Announced

The follow-up to Kenneth Branagh’s take on Thor will be helmed by the veteran TV director Alan Taylor.  Deadline.com reports that Taylor will be taking the reigns from director Patty Jenkins, of Monster fame, who reportedly clashed with Marvel over creative differences.  Although Taylor has not directed a feature film since … Continue reading