Manic Movie Magic: Spider-Man and the MCU – A Blessing or a Curse?

Welcome to another week of Manic Movie Magic, where we talk about horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and (as of late) comic movies. Last week provided us with some interesting news from the Sony-Marvel tug of war that is the ownership of Spider-Man. A truce was finally struck between the two, where …

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Manic Movie Magic: What Is Marvel Doing With Its Movies? (And Why They Should Never Stop)

If I were to tell you that the majority of movies are formulaic, I doubt you’d run right down to the comments to tell me that I was wrong (at least not any faster than usual). That’s why when a film or franchise tries something new, it’s more likely to …

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The Courtroom: 4 Reasons Why Batman vs. Superman Needs to Change Its Release Date

In lieu of Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn’s admission that they are “struggling with” their decision to debut Captain America 3 the same day as rival studio’s Batman vs. Superman on May 6, 2016, I decided to compile a few reasons why I believe the onus is on Warner Bros. to change …

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Review: Thor: The Dark World

There’s a lot to be said about the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), with the box office smash success of The Avengers just a few years ago. Of course there are plenty of hits and misses amongst Marvel’s line of superhero flicks, and while I am a mighty big fan of the …

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Review: Captain America: The First Avenger

It’s time to review Captain America: The First Avenger! For those of you who don’t know, Captain America: The First Avenger is the latest entry in what is known as Marvel’s Cinematic Universe.  What is Marvel’s Cinematic Universe? Well it’s all their superhero movies that they have independently developed.  A …

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