In the coming of fashionable directors cuts, extended editions, and boxed sets, films have dozens of alternate releases to plague the indecisive. Yet every once in a while one comes along that’s just irresistible…even at the absurd price point. The Amazing Spider-Man may have polarized the fan community, but if you’re amazing spider-fan…it’s getting some […]
In the coming of hip nerdiness and dorks in designer labels, theaters gleefully embrace our enthusiasm with marathon after marathon of sacred geek cinema. Set to raid theaters again before hitting stores on Blu-Ray for the very first time, AMC’s across America will be bulking up the excitement by playing the four part Indiana Jones […]
The biggest complaint made of films adapted from books, comic books, or other mediums is that the movie was not “true” to the original story or origins of the characters. Much has been said of Nolan’s movies not fitting the Batman canon and the story not being real according to the real Batman story. Now which real canon might the angry fan base be referring to when they make these accusations and weak critiques? The story where Batman and Robin get captured by aliens and exhibited in an intergalactic petting zoo? There is also the canonical Batman story of him becoming a baby but still fighting crime as Bat-baby, there is even the canonical Batman story of him solving the mystery behind The Beatles’ Paul McCartney is dead conspiracy. Yes, all of these are part of the Batman story that has been on-going for over 70 years and are published DC comic books. The list goes on and on without me even needing to make a mention of, also-part-of-the-Batman-canon, character, Batman Jones (Google him if you’d like).