Tag Archives: Superhero

Avengers: Endgame (2019) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): This is the end (for now)

My mind often went stray as I was watching “Avengers: Endgame” at last night. While it is undeniably a big, ambitious finale for what has been steadily developed via more than 20 films during last 11 years, the movie still … Continue reading

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Glass (2019) ☆☆1/2 (2.5/4): A decidedly lukewarm superhero movie

“Glass”, which is supposed to be the concluding chapter for director/writer M. Night Shyamalan’s “Unbreakable” (2000) and “Split” (2016), is a decidedly lukewarm superhero movie which is fascinating enough to talk about but is not good enough to recommend. Although … Continue reading

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Shazam! (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): A goofy lightweight superhero movie

“Shazam!”, the latest installment from the DC Extended Universe (DCEU), is a lightweight superhero movie as funny and goofy as expected from its silly promise, and that is surely a nice fresh change compared to the grim ponderousness of “Batman … Continue reading

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Captain Marvel (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): Meet Captain Marvel

“Captain Marvel”, the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), is alternatively familiar and refreshing. Although it is your typical superhero origin story, there are a number of nice changes and variations for distinguishing itself from many other recent … Continue reading

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Aquaman (2018) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Aquaman Cometh

If “Aquaman” came 10 years ago, I would probably be more generous to it. Sure, it has several spectacular sequences to be enjoyed on a big screen, and it has more sense of fun and humor compared to that solemn … Continue reading

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) ☆☆☆1/2 (3.5/4): More than just one Spider-Man

To be frank with you, I did not have much expectation on Sony animation feature film “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”. Besides Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy in the 2000s, there were “The Amazing Spider-Man” (2012) and its 2014 sequel, and then … Continue reading

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Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Teen Titans go to Hollywood

To be frank with you, I do not know much about TV animation series “Teen Titans Go!” except that it is based on the DC Comics superhero team of the same name, but I can surely tell you that its … Continue reading

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