Talking Movies: What If…? Thanos and the Masters of Evil

In Avengers: Infinity War (Russo and Russo, 2018) the Mad Titan, Thanos (Josh Brolin), finally made a significant appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). When the idea of a two-film saga based on the Infinity Gauntlet comic book (Starlin,…

Talking Movies [Sci-Fi Sunday]: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

January sees the celebration of two notable dates in science-fiction history, with January 2 christened “National Science Fiction Day” to coincide with the birth date of the world renowned sci-fi writer Isaac Asimov, and HAL 9000, the sophisticated artificial intelligence…

Talking Movies [Sci-Fi Sunday]: Guardians of the Galaxy

January sees the celebration of two notable dates in science-fiction history, with January 2 christened “National Science Fiction Day” to coincide with the birth date of the world renowned sci-fi writer Isaac Asimov, and HAL 9000, the sophisticated artificial intelligence…

Screen Time: The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special

Air Date: 25 November 2022Director: James GunnNetwork: Disney+Stars: Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Pom Klementieff, Sean Gunn, and Kevin Bacon The Background:Although one of Marvel’s more obscure properties, and having undergone many changes over the years, the…

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: Civil War

Released: 6 May 2016Director: Anthony and Joe RussoDistributor: Walt Disney Studios Motion PicturesBudget: $250 millionStars: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Elizabeth Olsen, Daniel Brühl, and Chadwick Boseman The Plot:After saving the world from a…

Talking Movies [Multiverse Madness]: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

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…

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…