Tag Archives: movie

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

Posted in Property review | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Property review | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Otaku Corner: Robotech Remastered Vol. 2

Robot­ech Remas­tered Vol. 2 con­tin­ues clas­sic trend Wel­come back to another install­ment of Otaku Cor­ner. Instead of manga reviews this time, we’re going to the movies to relax with another review of the space anime series Robot­ech. Robot­ech is con­sid­ered by … Con­tinue read­ing

Posted in Otaku Corner | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Property review | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Strip Talk #19: Sometimes it’s OK to reserve judgment

Before we even get started, let’s not even ques­tion my TMNT legit­i­macy, OK? I am what you would call a super­fan. Check my cre­den­tials: I have most of the 1987 car­toon sea­sons on DVD, have had the theme song of … Con­tinue read­ing

Posted in Strip Talk | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Property review | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Top 5 on The Strip: Batman films

The Dark Knight (2008): Visu­ally, this wasn’t much to look at, but the act­ing is what takes cen­ter stage. Heath Ledger stole the show right from under Chris­t­ian Bale, and Aaron Eck­hart is no joke as Har­vey Dent/Two Face. Every­thing … Con­tinue read­ing

Posted in Top 5 list | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Property review | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Top 5 on The Strip: Batman movie villains

The Joker You knew he was going to make the list. How could he not with at least two movie out­ings devoted to the clown prince of crime, both played by dif­fer­ent actors that received rave reviews for their per­for­mances? … Con­tinue read­ing

Posted in Top 5 list | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Property review | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment