Classic Film Review: The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)

Marvel vs. DC: The Return of Swamp Thing, 1989 Directed by: Jim Wynorski Starring: Louis Jourdan, Heather Locklear, Dick Durock, Sarah Douglas, Ace Mask, Monique Gabrielle, Daniel Emery Taylor   Do you remember at the end of Swamp Thing where the evil Anton Arcane (Louis Jourdan, Swamp Thing) was killed by Swamp Thing (Dick Durock,... Continue Reading →


Classic Film Review: Howard the Duck (1986)

Marvel vs. DC: Howard the Duck, 1986 Directed by: Willard Huyck Starring: Chip Zien, Lea Thompson, Jeffrey Jones, Tim Robbins   Marvel’s first major theatrical release nearly caused the acting careers of Lea Thompson (Back to the Future) and Tim Robbins to end (Lea Thompson had to accept a film she had previously rejected), picked... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Status Update (2018)

2018 in Cinema: Status Update, 2018 Directed by: Scott Speer Starring: Ross Lynch, Olivia Holt, Courtney Eaton   This film is aimed at teenage girls, and, for those who don’t know the man behind Second City Cinema, I will inform you that I am not a teenage girl. Status Update sees Kyle (Ross Lynch) be... Continue Reading →

Classic Film Review: Supergirl (1984)

Marvel vs. DC: Supergirl, 1984 Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc Starring: Faye Dunaway, Helen Slater, Hart Bochner, Peter Cook, Mia Farrow, Marc McClure, Brenda Vaccaro, Peter O’Toole   If you want my advice: do not watch Supergirl. Supergirl stars Helen Slater as the titular character (and as Kara Zor-El/Linda Lee) as she is tasked with saving... Continue Reading →

Film Review: The 15:17 to Paris (2018)

2018 in Cinema: The 15:17 to Paris, 2018 Directed by: Clint Eastwood Starring: Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos, Spencer Stone, Judy Greer, Jenna Fischer, Ray Corasani   Based on the real-life incident on a train in Paris, where a terrorist was apprehended by three people on holiday, preventing what could have been a major incident, The... Continue Reading →

Classic Film Review: Superman III (1983)

Marvel vs. DC: Superman III, 1983 Directed by: Richard Lester Starring: Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Jackie Cooper, Marc McClure, Annette O’Toole, Annie Ross, Pamela Stephenson, Robert Vaughn, Margot Kidder   Superman III is the first Superman film not to feature Gene Hackman as the main villain; instead it is a confusing mess of who Superman’s... Continue Reading →

Film Review: The Mercy (2018)

2018 in Cinema: The Mercy, 2018 Directed by: James Marsh Starring: Colin Firth, Rachel Weisz, David Thewlis, Ken Scott   In 1968 Donald Crowhurst (Colin First, Kingsman: The Golden Circle), an untrained sea sailor, decides to compete in The Sunday Times’ competition in a solo race around the world. Shortly after setting sail, though, Donald... Continue Reading →

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