No, Batman v Superman and Captain America: Civil War Are NOT the Same Movie

Dallas blogger James Bingham examines comparisons between Batman v Superman and Captain America: Civil War.

It’s here! Captain America: Civil War has finally hit theaters. So if you’re like me, and were sick of hearing story after story about what a complete and utter failure Batman v Superman turned out to be, well too damn bad! Civil War’s only going to add gas to that tank. 

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14 Movies I’m Excited About (But Not Necessarily) in 2016

Batman v Superman, X-Men: Apocalypse, Independence Day Resurgence, and Zoolander 2 are just a few of the movies being released in 2016.

2004 was a really good year for TV. That year alone, we saw the premiere of Grey’s Anatomy, Desperate Housewives, Lost, So You Think You Can Dance?, American Dad, The Biggest Loser**, The Office, Veronica Mars, Deadwood, Battlestar Galactica, and Project Runway. It was like a perfect storm of creative juju. Looking at the movies that are due out in 2016, we could find ourselves in a similar situation. But, of course, while there’s a lot to look forward to, there’s no guarantee that it’s all going to be good. Here are the films I’ve got my eye on. Continue reading

“I Liked ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens'” or “Leave George Lucas Alone”

James Bingham reviews Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

***If you haven’t had a chance to check out Star Wars: The Force Awakens, turn back now. Spoilers follow.

Back in 2007, when half the world was having a nervous breakdown over David Chase’s finale of The Sopranos, I remember reading one fan’s own version of that final scene. He had taken the time to write it out himself, complete with camera angles. I remember he closed his proposal with, “If I may be so bold.” I remember thinking, “No, you may not!” Everyone had spent eight years talking about what a genius David Chase was, but were ready to brand him a heretic because he had written a single scene in a single episode they didn’t like. Granted they really, really didn’t like it. But still. Continue reading

Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig Made a Fake Movie

Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig star in Lifetime's

Although, I guess if they’re actually filming and releasing it, it can’t be considered a fake movie. Okay. They get it on a technicality. Continue reading