REVIEW: ‘The Avengers’ (2012)

Grade: B Looking at all of the superhero movie franchises that have cropped up in the past decade, it seems like the Marvel Studios productions are the most disposable. The origin stories for Thor, Captain…

POLL: What is the Best Movie in the…

Starting in 2008, Marvel Studios began producing feature films independently with their first two films Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk. Since that time they have now released six films, all revolving around the same…

DVD REVIEW: ‘X-Men: First Class’

Grade: C+ I have always enjoyed the X-Men films. But they are mere enjoyment when they could be so much more. The concept of random mutation as the next step in human evolution is an excellent…

DVD REVIEW: ‘Thor’

Grade: B- I must admit that I watched (or experienced) Drive in between watching Thor and reviewing Thor. Seeing Drive had a similar effect on me that fighting had on Edward Norton in Fight Club. I feel like…

New on DVD and Blu-Ray: September 13, 2011

The above picture holds a statement that makes me feel quite optimistic about DVD reviews in the net few months. It is the Rotten Tomatoes depiction of the current DVD standings. Three of the five…

POLL: What is your favorite Box Office hit…

August is halfway over, State fairs are beginning, and local department stores are packed with parents doing their back-to-school shopping - Summer is almost over. In movie theatres across the country I would assess this…

BOX OFFICE: Biggest Weekend of 2011 Thanks to…

The critic-proof summer movie season continues with Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, the latest film in the Disney franchise. The film was critically panned, but still managed to have the largest opening weekend…

FMP Ep. 005 – ‘Thor’

Phil Kollar conducts a fantastic interview with Ashley Miller, one of the screenwriters of Thor, in the latest edition of the Film Misery podcast. Hopefully this interview will be the first of many that we…