The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) – Well, it was fifty years ago that Stan Lee and Steve Ditko brought Spider-Man into the world. It was ten years ago that Sam Raimi brought the character to the big screen. It’s only been five years since Spider-Man 3 stank up cinemas and some say that’s far too soon … Continue reading

Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Spider-Man 2 (2004) – There is no more ridiculous blanket statement that permeates the world of film snobbery than “sequels suck.” If you say that, you don’t know what the fuck you are talking about. Yeah, many series have a case of diminishing returns as they go on and on, but there are sequels that … Continue reading

John Carter of Mars (2012)

John Carter of Mars (2012) – (All the advertisements and publicity are referring to this movie as John Carter [even imdb!] but the title as shown onscreen during the movie is John Carter of Mars, so that’s how I’m referring to it.) The trailers to this film have been playing up “before Avatar, before Star … Continue reading