Tag: Thor

Film Review: Marvel’s ‘Infinity War’ is Finally Here

Posted: April 25, 2018 at 8:19 am   /   Movie Reviews

It’s here. It’s finally here. For the past ten years, Disney/Marvel has produced eighteen feature films showcasing the likes of our favorite Marvel superheroes. Jon Favreau’s Iron Man was a surprise blockbuster in 2008 carried by a career-resurrecting performance by Robert Downey Jr. and the creative minds at Disney/Marvel (see: Kevin Feige) knew they were […]

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Marvel Studios’ THOR: RAGNAROK Out Now on Blu-ray and Digital!

Posted: March 6, 2018 at 9:39 am   /   DVD/Blu-Ray Reviews

Bring home one of the most visually stunning, action-packed adventures of 2017 today! The third installment in the Thor franchise, and also the 8th highest grossing film of the year domestically, was met with rave reviews from both fans and critics. You can now it on 4K UHD, Blu-ray, DVD and digital – filled with […]

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Film Review: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Starring Chris Hemsworth, Cate Blanchett, Jeff Goldblum

Posted: November 3, 2017 at 7:55 am   /   Movie Reviews

Just where exactly has Thor been? 2015’s Avengers: Age of Ultron was the last significant appearance of Thor Odinson (not including the brief mid-credit cameo after Doctor Strange). There’s been five MCU movies since Ultron, including the all-but-titled Avengers flick that was Captain America: Civil War, which left fans everywhere wondering “Where is Thor?!” Well, […]

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Massive Character Changes at Marvel Comics

Posted: July 19, 2014 at 3:33 pm   /   Comic Books, Local

Ever since the “Marvel Now” initiative went into effect, The House of Ideas has been taking risk after risk with some of their most popular characters.  They “killed” Peter Parker and replaced him with Otto Octavius, stripped Wolverine of his healing factor, brought the original 1960’s X-Men into the present time, and even did a Battle […]

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ReviewSTL Podcast Episode 8: Marvel Cinematic Universe “Phase 1”

Posted: November 19, 2013 at 9:07 am   /   Film, Local, ReviewSTL Podcast

Last week, Thor: The Dark World  opened in theaters. Given that the movie is part of “Phase Two” in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it only seemed fitting that the gents from the ReviewSTL Podcast sit down and run through “Phase One” of the Marvel Films. We also touch on the newest deal between Marvel, Disney, and Netflix. […]

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Comic Book Reviews: Marvel NOW!

Posted: November 29, 2012 at 1:11 pm   /   Comic Book Reviews, Comic Books, Local

The Marvel Now! relaunch is in full swing.  New creative teams and new titles have launched, and I have taken it upon myself to read almost all of the new titles (you can thank me later).  Notice that I said “RELAUNCH” and not “REBOOT”.  Rather than start all over with a new beginning, as DC has […]

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Comic News: Marvel NOW!

Posted: August 7, 2012 at 8:33 pm   /   Comic Books, Local

A few weeks ago, I posted some interesting news coming from Marvel –  The House of Ideas was canceling a lot of major titles only to revamp them in the coming months.  Well, the Marvel NOW! movement has begun.  Marvel has announced a bunch of relaunched titles with all new creative teams.  The most noteworthy […]

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Release Date Shuffle: X-Men, Planet of the Apes, Robopocalypse, Lone Ranger and Thor 2

Posted: May 31, 2012 at 6:35 pm   /   Film, Local, Movie News

We already saw a big shift in the last two weeks when Paramount announced a month before release that “GI Joe: Retaliation” would be postponed nine months until March 2013.  Check out Blake’s thoughts here.  I think that is a special exception though, due to these films being so far from their intended release dates […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Avengers’ Starring The Hulk

Posted: May 4, 2012 at 12:01 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Films like The Avengers pose a bit of a problem for me. On one hand, I want to critique things like plot, character development, lighting, sound, etc. However, every time I leave a movie like this, I forget about those things and end up exclaiming things like, “Holy shit, did you see what the Hulk […]

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Joss Whedon’s Two Upcoming Projects Release New Images

Posted: February 22, 2012 at 5:58 pm   /   Film, Local, Movie News

Let me be a little more specific for those of you who are not familiar with what projects I am talking about.  “The Cabin in the Woods” hits theaters in April.  Whedon produced the project that has been sitting on the studio shelf with fans clamoring for it to be released for quite some time. […]

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