Screening Log #70: The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

Written by James Vanderbilt, Alvin Sargent, Steve Kloves, and James Vanderbilt, based on characters created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Directed by Marc Webb Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, and Dennis Leary       I could go a long way in talking about the differences I perceive between the comic books … Continue reading

Screening Log #62: The Incredible Hulk (2008)

Written by Zak Penn, based on characters by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby Directed by Louis Leterrier Starring Ed Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth, and William Hurt       Having made mention in my Avengers post of the varying takes on The Hulk – and alluded to their correspondingly varying levels of making the … Continue reading

Screening Log #61: The Avengers (2012)

Written by Joss Whedon and Zak Penn, based on characters by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby Directed by Joss Whedon Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlet Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson, and Tom Hiddleston       Having written before, perhaps loosely, about the allegorical readings that may be … Continue reading

Capsule Collection: Summer/Fall 2011 Viewing, 2011 Part 2

My catch up concludes here with the final 5 films – that I’ve managed to keep track of and remember – watching over the last few months.

Capsule Collection: Summer/Fall 2011 Viewing, 2011 Part 1

Moving on through my bulk capsule reviews, we’re into the films from 2011 that I have watched and not yet blogged about.