Brad Bird and Damon Lindelof’s plea for more optimistic sci-fi is a far better film than the reviews and box office receipts would have you believe.
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We were all looking forward to the talented director of SHAUN OF THE DEAD and THE WORLD’S END helming a Marvel movie, but perhaps Edgar Wright’s departure from the Ant-Man movie is the best thing for all the involved parties.
Only one movie in the Superman oeuvre seems to have fandom united against it: ‘Superman Returns’. While regarded as the biggest blight on the Superman film catalog, the film may actually be both an emotional sendoff to a bygone era and a welcoming of the new guard. Learn why inside.
Ben Affleck is going to be the next actor to don the cape and cowl in 2015’s Superman/Batman team-up, and you can’t stop it. For those of you who don’t realize that Affleck is the bomb, yo, this should help soothe the butthurt between now & 2015
Frank Cho’s ongoing series featuring Marvel’s diminutive mutant badass has been called silly, derivative, and otherwise insubstantial. I don’t disagree with any of these arguments, but that doesn’t mean that this book isn’t a helluva lot of fun.
The latest entry in the “realistic costumed vigilante” subgenre was savaged by critics and largely ignored by general audiences when it was first released, but a closer look at SUPER reveals it to be one of the best superhero movies of recent years.
Not everyone sees eye-to-eye. You might love something that’s reviled by most others. When we at PoP! feel like that, we make an argument In Defense Of… *It’s been a few weeks since the finale, but still… Spoilers ahead, kids* AMC’s The Walking Dead is a certified hit. Even so, there are people online every single […]
It’s been nearly 50 years since Hawkeye’s first appearance in Tales of Suspense #57, but the casual comic fan still looks at him as the silly character in the purple suit. And yet, just beyond the ridiculous costume lies one of the more relatable characters in comics.
There is a lot of anger and hostility in the comic community, much of it directed at ‘Catwoman #1’ and the perception that certain events depicted in the book are demeaning to women. I am PoP!-Star Mary Staggs. I am a woman, and I disagree.
Is Kevin Smith really so wrong by taking his flick on the road and telling the studios they can’t play with it? It’s all in the eye of the beholder, but on PoP! forefather certainly doesn’t think so.