Tag Archives: comic book

You’re My Mission: The Winter Soldier

You know it, and I know it. Superhero films are fun. They’re fast. Action-packed. Colorful. They feature inspiring journeys, by relatable protagonists—many of whom I love. Yet, even given my fondness for the genre there’s one superhero film which rests deeper in my heart than any other. And that would be… well, what else? The Winter Soldier. Continue reading

Advertisements

Love Squad

She is a trained gymnast with fighting skills honed by years of trading blows with Batman and his associates, a licensed psychiatrist, and somehow she seems able to connect with and communicate on a basic level with animals. And she’s crazy in love… Continue reading

Hellboy

Guillermo del Toro knows how to create a dark but beautiful atmosphere. He played with the Victorian Gothic in Crimson Peak (2015), and almost ten years earlier with the warped fairy tale Pan’s Labyrinth (2006). Who better to take on not one, but two big screen adaptations of Mike Mingola’s iconic comic book creation, Hellboy? Continue reading