This week Steve looks at two movies and an anthology. Great anthology, one lousy film and one… what?
Iron Man Three surpasses its predecessor, Joss Whedon’s The Avengers, in one very exciting and fundamental way: it feels more like an actual comic book than any single Marvel flick before it—hell, maybe more than any comic adaptation, period. It celebrates the humor and cool-gadgetry flair of the first two Iron Man flicks while simultaneously […]
I’m sitting with a group of friends in the Seminary Street Pub, familiar faces here and there casting shadows upon near-forgotten memories, making plain the slippery nature of time and life. Red neon lights drench the dark paint of the walls. I watch my last beer swirl, dizzying, half-gone, inside a green glass bottle as […]
The 2013 comic book season has finally arrived and lucky for me the UK is one of the first countries getting a first taste of the Marvel movies again. Today saw Tony Stark return to saving the world solo, following his epic battle against Loki with Captain America, Hulk, Thor, Hawkeye, Black Widow, Nick Fury […]