With the massive success of The Avengers, which made about a quadrillion dollars, superhero teams are the hot thing right now.
Being a long time metal head, I knew that when the Marvel comic Iron Man was finally headed to the big screen that the Black Sabbath classic would be used in the film.
S.H.I.E.L.D will almost certainly get a first season order. We could say that it’s obvious: Avengers is a big deal right now, and the pilot would have to be pretty terrible not to get at least one season of shows out of it.
We’re barely into the new year, and things are looking very promising indeed for genre movies.
If you’re old enough to remember the days before video games when arcades were primarily filled with pinball machines, you probably have some pinball nostalgia, much like I do.
Now that we’re in the new year, there are movie lists up everywhere, including here at TG, of the best, worst, most over-rated and under-rated genre flicks of 2012.
2012 had only a few truly disappointing films, so ranking them all becomes a tough call in some cases.
One of the best actors in the Hollywood, Downey wonderfully brought Tony Stark to life in the Iron Man series, and thanks to The Avengers, he’s now the top grossing star of the year.
It probably isn't a major surprise for genre fans, but when it came to making big bucks at the box office, superheroes, sci-fi and fantasy ruled 2012.
When the news hit that Godzilla was going to be remade again, it felt like a mixed blessing.
Among the many great things we can say about The Avengers, one of the biggest is it finally did The Hulk justice on the big screen.
There have been a lot of interesting Star Wars related reports hitting the 'Net in recent weeks.
Marvel's Phase One box set is redesigned and on its way.
It's certainly always a trip to see Robert Downey Jr.’s mansion and all the incredible technology at his disposal in the Iron Man franchise.
We recently reported here on TG that sales for vintage Avengers comics have effectively hit the roof.
Quite a number of movies have offered advance tickets for sale lately, sometimes several months in advance, and with certain films, there were reports of sell outs well before the release date.
There are many casual superhero fans who like comics and movies, but don’t really know the full-blown history of the comics, or the people who created them.
With a lot of film fans, all it takes is one simple term to get their hackles up: 3D. Yes, the format was termed the salvation of the industry some years back, and it’s now a necessary evil to get your movie played in China.
Pity Firefly. It’s always had everything going for it except a network that believed in Captain Mal and his crew.
The Avengers have clinched the #1 Blu-ray/DVD spot. Of course you didn't have to be Nostradamus to predict the home video release was going to be huge, but the numbers are impressive nonetheless.