How many comicbook movies are on your gift list for Christmas or Hanukkah? Does it already include The Dark Knight Rises, The Avengers, and The Amazing Spider-Man? Are you chuffed enough to request the The Dark Knight Trilogy on Blu-Ray, or are you nervously holding your wad for April 2013, when the 10-disc Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One drops like a ton of bricks? When it finally comes time to plop down and watch your superhero flicks, new or old, you will have to come face to face with a startling fact: throughout the relatively short history of comicbook movies, a whole lot of actors have played more than one character. How can you reconcile that in your OCD-afflicted,
The co-founder of Blur Studio, the animation and visual effects house best known lately for the very memorable opening credits for The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and to ComicsAlliance readers for The Goon animations, Tim Miller will direct a live action film based on Gravel, the Avatar Press comic book seri
Believe it or not, I had high expectations for Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance. Directors Brian Taylor and Mark Neveldine (Crank) making a Ghost Rider movie with Nicolas Cage at his most ridiculous is a combination that had a lot of potential to be great and completely over the top, which is exactly what I want out of Ghost Rider.
Unfortunately, that's not exactly how
Almost unanimously hailed by critics and audiences for being the uncommonly awesome superhero movie it is, Marvel Studios' Thor has rubbed some viewers the wrong way. Specifically, some of the approximately one million human beings who still actually worship the Æsir, or the Norse pantheon, are dismayed by the film's inaccurate or disrespectful depiction of their deities. But opinion is divided among practitioners of Ásatrú, as Iceland's recognized Hig
Did you know that the totally made-up-by-medieval-drunks gods of Norse mythology were all white? Literally none of them were African. We didn't know that, but thanks to the prodigious efforts of the Council of Conservative Citizens and their friends at Boycott-Thor.com, the truth has been revealed: Heimdall, Sentry of Asgard, was white and Idris Elba, the English actor hired to portray Heimdall in Marvel Studios' Thor, is black! BLACK!
More on this scandalous development after the jump!