FORCED PERSPECTIVE, Ep.91 – Logan Gets Out of Skull Island



With the Oscars officially behind us, it is now time for YOUR favorite movie podcast to finally set its sights on 2017!

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First Viewing: X-Men Origins Wolverine — Pop Culture Curmudguin

I have heard for years that X-Men Origins: Wolverine was a bad film.  I just took that knowledge for granted and never bothered to watch it.  But last week I got a chance to watch it.  Are the critics right, or is this movie actually a good film?  Once again, as typical for the series, I give snarky comments that are somewhat-spoilerish, and then I go into full-time spoiler mode analyzing the film.

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Marvel VS DC: Why Marvel Has Won the Movie War

Since Superman: The Movie hit movie screens in 1978, essentially creating the modern superhero movie, DC characters have appeared on screen in 21 films.  In these 21 films, we’ve had 6 Superman movies, 2 Superman spinoffs (Supergirl, Steel), 7 Batman movies, 1 Batman spinoff (Catwoman), 1 Watchmen movie and 4 movies based on Swamp Thing, Jonah Hex and Green Lantern. Now, Superman and  Superman II are classics, as is Tim Burton’s Batman (and Batman Returns which I have soft spot for.)  The Dark Knight Trilogy is arguably the greatest comic book series of all time.  Watchmen and Man of Steel are debatable films, as a lot of comic book fans are divided on these. But the rest of DC’s filmography? Absolute garbage. More

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Details about X-Men: First Class from Bryan Singer

We’ve been waiting for a new X-Men film for quite some time now, including the infamous Magneto solo film, but Bryan Singer, director of X-Men and X-Men 2: X-Men United, is dishing out some secrets about the story of the film:


-The movie is set in the 1960s. JFK is President.

-Charles Xavier will have hair and use of his legs (mostly).

-The Hellfire Club are the antagonists, with Kevin Bacon as Sebastian Shaw, and January Jones as Emma Frost (which means they are indeed ignoring the character as established in WOLVERINE).

-Costumes will be more “comic bookish” than previous mutant movies.

-No Cyclops or Jean Grey. But there are still MORE characters we haven’t heard about yet.

-The movie will have “a much more international feel than the prior X-MEN movies.”



I hope its good. You can read the entire article here.