Tag Archives: Marvel

Captain America: Civil War (2016) – Review

Captain America: Civil War is as exemplary as any Marvel film about what they can and have achieved. It uses the past 12 films as a huge canvas to paint a personal story. It maintains the insane balancing act of telling, … Continue reading

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The Hollywood Echo Chamber: The 2016 “Superhero Rivalry” Rivalry of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Captain America: Civil War

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice vs. Captain America: Civil War The battle of superhero battles is coming. After years of seeing superheroes fight their Rogues’ Galleries on screen, the advent of shared universes like the Marvel Cinematic Universe means … Continue reading

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The Hollywood Echo Chamber: Inverse courses of the ‘Captain America’ and ‘Thor’ franchises

Welcome to a new, semi-regular column where I analyze movies past, present and future that seem more-or-less separate at idea-birth. Hollywood is a great big bubble (or womb, to keep the metaphor going) and some ideas keep repeating and cycling out. … Continue reading

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Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) – Review

Avengers: Age of Ultron (May 1 , 2015) If you’re playing music, turn down the volume. Steady your breathing. Can you hear it? That’s the sound of Ultron breaking box office records like he breaks buildings in the superhero sequel. … Continue reading

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Sam Flynn’s 7: The Week in Pop Culture – April 17-24

The week is long and hard, that’s why every Friday, you can relax and catch up on everything you need to know in Hollywood and beyond with Sam Flynn’s 7, my breakdown and analysis of the week in film and TV. … Continue reading

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Sam Flynn’s 7: The Week in Pop Culture – April 11-17

The week is long and hard, that’s why every Friday, you can relax and catch up on everything you need to know in Hollywood and beyond with Sam Flynn’s 7, my breakdown and analysis of the week in film and TV. … Continue reading

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The Hollywood Echo Chamber: Bizarrely Similar Storylines of ‘Avengers’ and ‘Justice League’ films

Welcome to a new, semi-regular column where I analyze movies past, present and future that seem more-or-less separate at idea birth. Hollywood is a great big bubble (or womb, to keep the metaphor going) and some ideas keep repeating and cycling … Continue reading

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Film Bites: Feb. 5-13

My apologies for the delay of this week’s Bites. I’ve been working on the Caged epistories and in typical fashion, I felt the need to architect out the story lines and mysteries for the next 11 months. Because, you know, … Continue reading

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