Category Archives: Film

Comic-To-Film Adaptations, Part 1 (1978 – 1989)

It’s difficult to pinpoint where and when I started getting into comic books. But I do know that my brothers and I would ride our bikes to the 7-11 (this was before comic book stores existed) and pick up as many comics as we could handle. Normally this consisted of: X-Men, X-Factor, New Mutants, Daredevil, […]

Michael Mann

I just got done watching the beginning and end of Michael Mann’s Last of the Mohicans. Some things about Michael Mann you probably didn’t know: Born in Chicago. Went to UW-Madison. NOT the director of Miami Vice (TV) but the Executive Producer. 50% of Collateral was shot in digital 100% of the new Miami Vice […]

Superman Returns

Not that we don’t have central air or anything, but in an effort to get out of the house and to stay cool @ the same time L. and I went to go see Superman Returns yesterday. The Good Brandon Routh as Superman/Clark Kent was great. Not nearly as cheesy as Chris Reeve (R.I.P), but […]

More Music/Film Musings

The Constantines Bit of a challenge to get into, especially because they’re (a) Canadian and (b) the lead singer kind of sounds like Bruce Springsteen. However, “Onto You” is a worthy iTunes addition from the ‘Shine a Light’ record. Jawbreaker Dumped “Kiss the Bottle” into today’s playlist. This song has lost none of it’s mettle […]