Captain America

August 29, 2011

Before Bryan Singer’s X-Men (2000) film demonstrated the artistic and commercial potential of some of their titles, it seemed like Marvel Comics didn’t care how they were adapted to the big screen. And so, we had horrible misfires like Howard the... 

The Proposal: Deluxe DVD Edition

October 13, 2009

In the mid to late 1990s, Sandra Bullock was a potent box office force with films like Speed (1994) and While You Were Sleeping (1995). She had a charming, girl-next-door quality and a knack for comedy that mainstream audiences loved. In the 2000s, she... 


January 3, 2007

Underdog sports movies, when done well, can be a surefire formula for success. Get a sympathetic protagonist and pit him against insurmountable odds with a satisfying ending so that everyone leaves the theatre feeling all warm and fuzzy. Case in point:...