Special guest Matt Serafini is on the show this week to help us review Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Sony’s animated web-slinging, dimension-shattering superhero blockbuster now hitting theaters. We also find some time to talk about Mortal Engines, Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 2, Once Upon a Deadpool, and some early spoiler-free thoughts on Aquaman.Continue reading Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Review – Cinemaholics #95
The original Spider-Man and its sequel Spider-Man 2 essentially molded my taste in superhero movies. So it’s no surprise we spent a longer amount of time than usual dissecting Spider-Man: Homecoming, which has received high ratings from critics and audiences everywhere.
Special guest Mae Abdulbaki joined the discussion between me, Will Ashton, and Maveryke Hines this week. In addition to The Young Folks, Mae writes for Heroic Hollywood, where Will and I used to contribute (myself as DC Editor last year). It was a great to have her on for a reunion, especially when she gave us a brief mini review of The Big Sick.
Speaking of which, we also talked about Castlevania, a new anime series produced by Netflix which is streaming now. And I finally got a chance to share my love of The Beguiled, a remake of the 1971 Clint Eastwood film starring Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, and Kirsten Dunst.
Spider-Man: Homecoming is the latest standalone superhero film to tackle great power and great responsibility without actually having to mention those famous words. This is Marvel Studios and Sony’s first full-length collaboration on a superhero film, making Homecoming a risky experiment that was clearly worth taking.
This week on the Now Conspiring, we review X-Men: Apocalypse and Alice Through the Looking Glass. We also cover some pressing entertainment news and debate whether or not Fox should give the X-Men rights back to Marvel Studios.
QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Do you think X-Men movies should be made by Marvel now?
The villains of the Marvel Cinematic Universe have always struggled, with few exceptions, to entertain on the same level as the heroes. Most of the time, the antagonists are simply bigger, less interesting versions of the hero, complete with a similar skill set. Iron Man set this off with Obadiah Stain, followed
This week on Now Conspiring, we review 10 Cloverfield Lane, Brothers Grimsby, and Spider-man’s new suit. We also chat in length about the new Game of Thrones trailer for Season 6.
QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What do you think the next “Cloverfield” movie should be about?
It’s a battle of the webheads, as Jon Negroni explores the lows and highs of both Spider-Man franchises in order to find out which is truly “better.”