X-Men Origin’s: Wolverine

OK fanboys, enhance your calm.  There will be some spoilers here, but I’ve kept them to a minimum, and they’re near the end.  So those of you who prefer to live in a media blackout for geek flicks are somewhat safe.

In short, the movie was as enjoyable as the first X-Men movie, provided you don’t care anything about Wolverine, or have watched a Fox X-Men flick.  Jackman is Wolverine, but you knew that coming in. Liev Schrieber was a very interesting foil to Wolverine, but was he really Sabertooth? I leave that to the Sabertooth fanboys to fight over.  Ryan Reynolds IS Wade Wilson, and I wish he got more screen time.

Now. Spoilers to follow.  You’ve been warned.

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Heath Ledger fans campaign for the Joker to be retired

Heath Ledger fans campaign for the Joker to be retired.

I think this is a bad idea.  Sure, Heath’s portrayal of the clown prince of crime was on the money, but that doesn’t mean we won’t have a better portrayal in another generation.  Having the Joker retired would have been like having Sean Connery’s performance being locked as 007.  It would be an honor for Heath, sure, but it would cost DC/Warner Brothers buckets of cash if they ever want to revamp the character, or make any changes to him. Continue reading “Heath Ledger fans campaign for the Joker to be retired”

A Review of “The Twelve”

For those that don’t know, J. Michael Straczynski, is the man and can never do wrong by me.  His run on Spider-man brought me back to comics with tears of Joy.  I say without a doubt that Babylon 5 was one of the most revolutionary shows of it’s time.  Jeremiah was a deeply moving show.  Etcetera, etcetera.

In short, anytime he puts his pen to paper, it’s gold.  I have yet to see Changeling, but I heard it was produced with only a first draft from JMS, which to me is quite a remarkable achievement.

OK, fanboy moment is over.  Onto the topic at hand; The Twelve.

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