Talking Movies [A-Day]: Avengers: Age of Ultron

Having introduced comic readers to a whole host of colourful characters, in September of 1963 the legendary duo of Stan Lee and Jack Kirby brought together six of Earth’s mightiest heroes to form the Avengers. A super team like no…

Talking Movies: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Released: 4 April 2014Director: Anthony and Joe RussoDistributor: Walt Disney Studios Motion PicturesBudget: $170 to 177 millionStars: Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan, Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo, Emily VanCamp, Samuel L. Jackson, and Robert Redford The Plot:Having helped…

Screen Time [Multiverse Madness]: What If…? (Season One)

In September 1961, DC Comics published “Flash of Two Worlds” (Fox, et al), a landmark story that brought together two generations of the Flash: the Golden Age Jay Garrick and the Silver Age Barry Allen thanks to the concept of…

Talking Movies: Iron Man 2

Released: 7 May 2010Director: Jon FavreauDistributor: Paramount PicturesBudget: $170 to 200 millionStars: Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, Sam Rockwell, Don Cheadle, Gwyneth Paltrow, Scarlett Johansson, and Samuel L. Jackson The Plot:After publicly outing himself as Iron Man, Tony Stark (Downey…

Talking Movies: Iron Man

Released: 2 May 2008Director: Jon FavreauDistributor: Paramount PicturesBudget: $140 millionStars: Robert Downey Jr., Jeff Bridges, Terrence Howard, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Shaun Toub The Plot:Billionaire industrialist and arms manufacturer Anthony “Tony” Stark (Downey Jr.) finds himself humbled after his own weaponry…