The Thinking Man's Idiot

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Tag Archives: comic book movies

‘Birds of Prey’ is the ‘Deadpool 2’ Redux we Didn’t Need but Still Love

Margot Robbie gets a great second chance at playing Harley, though the plot may seem a bit familiar.

Wednesday, 5 February, 2020 · Leave a comment

Pure Incel Cinema: (2019 Movie Addendum)

The popularity of 2019’s two biggest film should NOT be something we celebrate.

Friday, 13 December, 2019 · 2 Comments

2019 Movie Catch-Up

In which Yours Truly tries to recount the few flicks he actually saw these past few months.

Thursday, 12 December, 2019 · 1 Comment

Happy if She were Nappy: Thoughts on Storm, the Greatest X-Man

When the MCU reboots the ‘X-Men’ film series, here’s the one change they NEED to make.

Friday, 14 June, 2019 · 3 Comments

Xmas Triple-Feature: ‘Into the Spider-Verse’, ‘Creed 2’, ‘BumbleBee’

2018’s holiday haul included a sweet Spidey spin-off, a great non-Rocky sequel, and a Bay-free bot-flick.

Saturday, 2 March, 2019 · 3 Comments

I saw ‘Black Panther’ last night and My Life is Better for it (My Non-Spoiler Review)

Black Panther isn’t a hero “who happens to be Black,” rather Black identity is central and crucial to the story of his fantastic first MCU solo film.

Wednesday, 14 February, 2018 · 1 Comment

I’m Lovin’ ‘Black Lightning’ for all the same reasons I Hated ‘Luke Cage’ (and I’m an MCU fan!)

The unapologetic Blackness of this superhero show makes it a must-watch.✊🏿

Thursday, 25 January, 2018 · 3 Comments

At last, a Good ‘Spider-Man’ Movie!!!

The MCU takes over for the wallcrawler’s big-screen adventures, resulting in the first Spidey film one would actually want to watch again.

Thursday, 29 June, 2017 · 3 Comments

Animéniac Double-Feature: ‘Your Name’ and ‘Ghost in the Shell’ (Live Action)

One is an animated masterpiece, the other an American bastardization.

Guess which one is which?

Friday, 14 April, 2017 · 2 Comments

Weak ‘Wilson’

“Lovable loser” stories only work if they’re actually lovable.

Wednesday, 22 March, 2017 · Leave a comment