Category Archives: Property review

Property review: Captain America: Civil War

Cap­tain Amer­ica: Civil War Mar­vel Stu­dios, 2016 A civil war worth fight­ing No, this isn’t the “Late Unpleas­ant­ness,” but Cap­tain Amer­ica: Civil War is a bit­ter bat­tle waged between broth­ers in arms. And it’s a fas­ci­nat­ing look at that bat­tle that … Con­tinue read­ing

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Property review: Super Mario Bros. Super Show & The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3

Mario impresses in car­toon form Super Mario Bros. Super Show Vol. 1 When you’re able to have a live-action show and you’re a house­hold name through­out the world, you can afford to do what­ever you want and take what­ever licenses you want … Con­tinue read­ing

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Property review: Batman Forever

Bat­man For­ever Warner Bros., 1995 The point in which the Bat fal­ters There comes a time in every Bat­man fan’s life where they must do the expected: rank the orig­i­nal quadrilogy of films. And, sure, every­one knows that any Bat­man … Con­tinue read­ing

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Property review: Transformers (2007)

Trans­fomers Dream­works Pic­tures, 2007 Trans­form­ers rolls out in uneven debut Let’s get one thing clear from the begin­ning: We at GI are not huge fans of the Trans­form­ers. Yes, we watched the orig­i­nal car­toon from the 1980s, and yes, we … Con­tinue read­ing

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Property review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Cap­tain Amer­ica: The Win­ter Sol­dier Mar­vel Stu­dios, 2014   Win­ter Sol­dier strikes cool bal­ance There is no such thing as not believ­ing in the magic of super­hero films. Mar­vel has proven that a ridicu­lous num­ber of times over by this point, … Con­tinue read­ing

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Property review: X-Men: Days of Future Past

 X-Men: Days of Future Past 20th Cen­tury Fox, 2014    X-cellent return to form Set aside any pre­con­ceived notions you may have had at the announce­ment of a new X-Men film. We’ll wait because we know just how hard that may be … Con­tinue read­ing

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Property review: X-Men: The Last Stand

X-Men: The Last Stand 20th Cen­tury Fox/Marvel Enter­tain­ment, 2006   X-cruciatingly bad x-ecution   We get that the X-Men film prop­er­ties reside in a dif­fer­ent uni­verse than the comic book ver­sion. And we have no prob­lems sus­pend­ing dis­be­lief when asked. But … Con­tinue read­ing

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Property review: Spider-Man 3

Spider-Man 3 Colum­bia Pic­tures, 2007 Webcrawler stum­bles a third time Let’s get some­thing straight from the begin­ning: Tobey Maguire, in no way, failed the Spider-Man fran­chise. There’s plenty of blame to go around out­side of the cast of the once-juggernaut film … Con­tinue read­ing

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Property review: Batman Returns

Bat­man Returns Warner Bros., 1992 Bat­man returns with a lit­tle fan­fare, but too many ene­mies Bat­man Returns is solid, no doubt about it. Sure, it has some stum­bles and could use a lit­tle pol­ish­ing in the finer points, but like … Con­tinue read­ing

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Property review: God Loves, Man Kills

God Loves, Man Kills Mar­vel Comics, 1982 God loves, but man kills dis­crim­i­na­tively In the dark recesses of the human soul lies a need to per­se­cute. Every being that can afford to call itself human has the poten­tial and incli­na­tion to … Con­tinue read­ing

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