Awesome Cheese: X-Men Origins: Wolverine

As I wrote in last month’s Awesome Cheese, comic book films expanded in major ways in the last decade. However, it wasn’t just The Losers that missed a step sometimes; even established franchises go down the wrong path. Such is the case for X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Initially envisioned as the first in a new line…

First Gemini Man Trailer Released

Will Smith takes aim at himself in the first trailer for Ang Lee’s Gemini Man. I’ve been really excited for this movie; with Smith in the lead (having not done a solo genre piece since Hancock) and Life of Pi’s helmer behind the camera, this has definitely been high on my list for months. Unfortunately,…

SPOILER REVIEW: Avengers: Endgame (2019)

It took us 21 movies to get to this point. It started in 2008 when Robert Downey Jr. first showed us his portrayal of Tony Stark. The success of Iron Man propelled the Marvel Cinematic Universe into an era of prosperity that no one could’ve seen coming. Since then, the number of superheroes included in…

REVIEW: Pet Sematary(2019)

Today I decided to see the new movie adaptation of Stephen King’s Pet Sematary. I haven’t seen the older film or read King’s novel, so I went in more or less blind, armed only with the knowledge of what has been presented in the trailers. Adaptations of King’s work are numerous and, as such, their…

Joker Trailer Arrives Online

It looks like we’re about to see what made the Joker smile as the first trailer for Joker, the DC stand-alone feature, has arrived online. This trailer makes the film seem like, well, no other comic book movie we’ve seen before. Joaquin Phoenix was once quoted as saying he wanted to do a character study…

Avengers: Endgame Special Look Releases Alongside Tickets

Tickets for Avengers: Endgame finally went on sale yesterday, and if your experience securing your opening night seats was as frustrating, confounding, and downright terrifying as mine was, you’re probably relieved and in need of a celebratory drink (and, perhaps, considering never using Fandango again). Well, Marvel isn’t handing out oat sodas, but they did…