Archive for Superhero

Top Five… Comic book Crossover-curbing Casting Cock-ups

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 16, 2011 by Ross McD

Comic book characters are a sociable bunch – when they’re not saving their own respective universes, they can usually be found guest appearing in someone else’s comic. Nowadays superheroes do more crossovers than Cristiano Ronaldo in front of an open goal, but some casting directors have made life difficult for themselves. Ross McD lines em up… Continue reading

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Star Trek v X-Men: First Class

Posted in BATTLES with tags , , , , , , , , , , on June 14, 2011 by rossvross

Reboots: There was a time when you needed a few decades in between. Nowadays there’s barely enough time to put your foot on the ground before we’re winding up to punt another franchise up the arse. Ross McG and Ross McD pit two modern remakes against each other. Continue reading

Poetry in Motion Pictures: Batman Begins

Posted in Poetry in Motion Pictures with tags , , , , , , , on March 31, 2011 by Ross McD

With Warner Bros talking this week about making ‘Batman Begins… Again’ in the form of the much mooted Justice League movie, where better to turn for some poetic cinematic justice than Christopher Nolan’s original Gotham City tale. Ross McG promises not to rhyme ‘bat’ with ‘cat’ in the poem below… Continue reading

RvReview: Kick-Ass

Posted in REVIEWS with tags , , , on March 24, 2010 by Ross McD
Kicking Its Comicbook Kontemporaries As Superheroes Should Continue reading