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Thor: Ragnarok Review

Thor: Ragnarok Review

October 20th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Dir: Taika Waititi, 130 mins, starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo and Anthony Hopkins Thor: Ragnarok Review After the prior installments failed to capture the imagination of Stan Lee’s Norse lightning god, the most...

Film Review: Blade Runner 2049

Film Review: Blade Runner 2049

October 4th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Dir: Denis Villeneuve, 163 mins, starring: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Jared Leto, Lennie James, Robin Wright, Dave Bautista, Edward James Olmos, Barkhad Abdi, Hiam Abbass Blade Runner 2049 is a sequel to the most influential sci-fi classics, which has been...

Film Review: Death Note (2017)

Film Review: Death Note (2017)

September 22nd, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Death Note (2017) is the second Hollywood attempt at bringing live-action anime to our screens, with Netflix paying the bills. But after the failure of previous efforts, does the strange but popular IP favor in a new format? Find out as Jordan Samuel brings the official...

Film Review: It (2017)

Film Review: It (2017)

September 21st, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

It (2017) brings the coming-of-age horror novel onto the big screen, after years of development and updates to creative tissue it’s here with a bright red balloon. But does it float? Find out as Jordan Samuel reviews the legend Film Review: It (2017) After recent cases of disappearing local...

Kingsman: The Golden Circle Review   

Kingsman: The Golden Circle Review   

September 19th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) Review Embargo lifts Monday, September 18th @ 5PM EST  Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) is a sequel to the 2014 hit, which brought acclaimed spy comic book series to the big screen birthing a new era in espionage adventures. But does the...

Film Review: Rough Night

Film Review: Rough Night

September 2nd, 2017 | by Elodie Cure

At a time when women are taking power in Hollywood (Wonder Woman released last June, 20th Century Women in January or Star Wars Rogue One last year), Rough Night offers a one hundred percent female comedy with a decadent humor and boorish lines. This is...

The Dark Tower Review: An Overbudget TV Movie Disguised as the Next Big Epic

The Dark Tower Review: An Overbudget TV Movie Disguised as the Next Big Epic

August 28th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

The Dark Tower has been in development hell for the last 10 years, with J.J. Abrams initially attached, but then leaving the project for other works. 2017 brings us the official adaptation of Stephen King’s beloved material, in film form. But does it live up...

The Emoji Movie Review: A Bad Movie with Too Much ????

The Emoji Movie Review: A Bad Movie with Too Much ????

August 2nd, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

The Emoji Movie (2017) is Hollywood’s latest attempt at kickstarting a new animated franchise. But does the chase for the next big thing result in good filmmaking? Find out as ComiConverse film critic Jordan Samuel provides this official review. Film Review: The Emoji Movie Hidden...

How to Replace Batman in the DCEU

How to Replace Batman in the DCEU

August 1st, 2017 | by Abel Loza

The nerd community has recently been on an emotional roller-coaster since rumors began to circulate at San Diego Comi Con about Ben Affleck’s departure from the DCEU. These rumors were seemingly put to rest by Affleck himself as he proclaimed that he loved the role...

Film Review: Atomic Blonde

Film Review: Atomic Blonde

July 31st, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Atomic Blonde (2017) is the brain child of director David Leith (John Wick), who has brought 80s action film style back to modern Hollywood. This time he focuses on female assassin Lorraine Broughton (Charlize Theron), a woman with some similarities to James Bond. But does...

Top 5 Trilogies Of All Time

Top 5 Trilogies Of All Time

July 22nd, 2017 | by Dewayne Edwards

With the third installment of the Planet of the Apes franchise, War for the Planet of the Apes, just released, positive reviews have movie fans wondering if this trilogy will go down as one of the best of all time. ComiConverse contributor Dewayne Edwards gives...

James McAvoy: 5 Unmissable McAvoy Movies

James McAvoy: 5 Unmissable McAvoy Movies

July 18th, 2017 | by Elodie Cure

James McAvoy is more than a pretty face. He possesses a wide set of theatrical skills that he put forward most recently in M. night. Shyamalan's highly acclaimed Split. ComiConverse Contributor Elodie Cure runs down five unmissable performances by this sometimes underrated actor. Thanks to this production,...

Film Review: Dunkirk (2017)

Film Review: Dunkirk (2017)

July 18th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk (2017) is the first big budget war from the visionary director. This dark and bold dramatization of the Dunkirk Invasion pushes Christopher Nolan into his first historical film. But does it have the impact needed to be true to the real-life event?...

Film Review: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Film Review: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

July 15th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) seem to be the wildcard for the summer, with the unknown property being pushed into an awkward position by competing in theaters during the busiest time of year. But does the space opera work in today’s...

Spider-Man: Homecoming Review

Spider-Man: Homecoming Review

July 1st, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Captain America: Civil (2016) brought Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe over a year ago, but with all the hype going on behind the scenes, can the character really produce a solid standalone film under the Marvel banner? Find out as Jordan Samuel gives us...

Film Review: War for the Planet of the Apes

Film Review: War for the Planet of the Apes

June 28th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) surprised many with an original story, great performances and solid direction; channeling elements of the prior titles with flair. Years have passed and 2017 brings us the trilogy's end 'War for the Planet of the Apes'. But...

Stream The Entire Lord Of The Rings Online 10th Anniversary Soundtrack

Stream The Entire Lord Of The Rings Online 10th Anniversary Soundtrack

June 26th, 2017 | by Chandler Poling

THE LORD OF THE RINGS ONLINE 10th Anniversary Commemorative Soundtrack is now available through all major digital music outlets worldwide.  The album features the game’s original score by Chance Thomas, an avid lifelong fan of The Lord of the Rings. This 26-song double album features Thomas’ very best...

Jurassic World Sequel Reveals Title And Fresh Film Poster

Jurassic World Sequel Reveals Title And Fresh Film Poster

June 24th, 2017 | by Breaking News

Revealed this week via social media platforms, the upcoming film has been bestowed with the full title — "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" — and a poster, with a tagline which harks back to earlier films in the franchise. Jurassic World Sequel Reveals Title And Fresh...

Film Review: Baby Driver

Film Review: Baby Driver

June 24th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Edgar Wright’s Three Flavors Cornetto Trilogy is regarded as the best British comedy series in decades, balancing both smart humor and solid performances. The World's End (2013) concluded that series, but what's next for the acclaimed director? Find out as Jordan Samuel reviews the funky...

Transformers: The Last Knight Review

Transformers: The Last Knight Review

June 22nd, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Transformers (2007) came out 10 years ago and spawned a billion-dollar franchise but failed to impress critically. Paramount Pictures are banking on a shared universe with the iconic characters, but does it survive yet another new outing? Our Film Critic Jordan Samuel reviews Transformers: The...

Review: Wonder Woman: Blu-Ray Commemorative Edition

Review: Wonder Woman: Blu-Ray Commemorative Edition

June 13th, 2017 | by Nickie Novelist

With the new Wonder Woman movie being released, I picked up this commemorative Blu-Ray with new cover art and a steel book case. The original film was released in 2009. Again, I found myself pleasantly surprised at the witty dialogue and zippy adult humor. Bonus,...

Film Review: The Mummy (2017)

Film Review: The Mummy (2017)

June 11th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Shared universes are all the rage in Hollywood today, as both Warner Bros. Pictures and Disney headline the idea with big projects of their own. Universal wants to join in all the fun with their monsters universe (Dark Universe), beginning with a reboot of The Mummy...

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