Tag Archives: Marvel

There better be an antidote for ‘Venom’

There better be an antidote for ‘Venom’

Tom Hardy is already signed to star in two more “Venom” films. (Photo courtesy of Sony Pictures Releasing) Owen Johnson Connector Editor How bad is “Venom” exactly? If it were the first movie someone was to see Tom Hardy in, they would probably be wondering how someone with such a bad eye for scripts could

‘Spider-Man’ is an early contender for Game of the Year

“Spider-Man” was nominated for best action game and won best PlayStation4 at 2018’s Gamescom. (Photo courtesy of Sony Interactive Entertainment) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor From clunky abominations like 1999’s “Superman” for the Nintendo 64 to near-perfect glimpses into the world of comic books like the “Batman: Arkham” franchise, the world of gaming has long sought

Ten Marvel movies to catch up for ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Anthony and Joe Russo, who directed “The Winter Soldier” and “Civil War,” directed “Avengers: Infinity War” and will direct its sequel. (Photo courtesy of  Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures) Shane Foley Connector Staff This April’s “Avengers: Infinity War” has Marvel fans excited as it promises to intertwine every subplot in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The

‘Jessica Jones’ season two starts slow but ends strong

The second season was first ordered in January of 2016 (Photo courtesy of Netflix). Brendan Jacques Connector Staff Out of the six full seasons of television that ultimately made up phase one of Netflix’s lucrative Marvel TV universe, the first season of “Jessica Jones” was undoubtedly the standout. With its choice to embrace the trappings

No kitten, ‘Black Panther’ is fantastic

“Black Panther” is predicted to make at least $400 million domestically. (Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios) Owen Johnson Connector Editor General consensus so far seems to be that “Black Panther” is one of, if not the best, movie in the Marvel cinematic universe. This consensus is entirely accurate. Not only is it one of

‘The Punisher’ is brutally well done and criminally underrated

The Punisher has been adapted into three feature films since the character’s debut in 1974. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Marvel’s brooding, skull-ornamented vigilante is back for his fourth chance at a proper screen adaptation in Marvel’s Netflix exclusive series “The Punisher.” And this 13 episode master class is just about as

‘Spider-Man:’ Coming home disappointed

“Spider-Man: Homecoming” will be the first of a trilogy of new “Spider-Man” films. (Courtesy of Sony Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Staff Spider-Man, Spider-Man, this movie I really can’t stand. There is some stuff that is OK, but it fails in almost every way. Get ready, this one is pretty bad. After his tour of duty

‘Iron Fist’ : Marvel’s first big failure

“Iron Fist” is the last Marvel/Netflix series before the crossover miniseries “The Defenders” (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff The Iron Fist is meant to be an expert in all form of martial arts, but instead “Iron Fist” brings bland, uninspiring fight choreography mixed in with a generic story and flat characters. “Iron

Image and video hosting by TinyPic
Image and video hosting by TinyPic