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Yup, We Are Venom…..

venom-tom-hardy-eddie-brock-1073725Whether I like it or not, Sony is making a Venom movie, and we’ve got our first official look at the movie (courtesy of IGN). And it’s….Tom Hardy with a notepad.

Thrilling.

Look, I get why Sony released this picture. For one, Tom Hardy has a pretty big fan base, so just reminding people that he’s starring in the film will be enough to get some people in seats. Plus, the movie has just started shooting, so having a crazy Venom picture ready to go probably isn’t possible just yet, simply because the CGI may not be ready. But releasing this photo instead of, I don’t know, concept art of Venom is a bad move, and it’s not doing much to get me interested in a solo Venom movie, which is, in my opinion, still an extremely bad idea. Read the rest of this entry

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Does Whatever A Spin-Off Can?

indexIt’s widely been known that I have some….misgivings about Sony’s plan to do a bunch of Spider-Man spin-off films without the Wall Crawler. I was about to go on another rant about how idiotic it is to have Venom movie without Spider-Man, or how you could barely get anyone to care about Black Cat or Silver Sable without introducing them in a Spider-Man movie first, but it appears that I may not have to do that. Read the rest of this entry

Movie Review: Mad Max: Fury Road

212061Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Starring: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicolas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Bryne

Directed By: George Miller

Many times when a new installment of a franchise hits decades after a previous entry, the results are lackluster (just take a look at Kingdom of the Crystal Skull). However, with Mad Max: Fury Road we have not only a stellar example of how to revive a franchise, but also how to craft an action movie. George Miller’s return to the world that made Mel Gibson famous is just as phenomenal as you’ve been hearing, and it’s the action film to beat this year. Read the rest of this entry