Category: Movies

Review - "The Boxtrolls"

Review – “The Boxtrolls”

Laika’s newest feature is a feast for the eyes, albeit perhaps not as strong as their previous films. Fans should absolutely check this one out.

Review - GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

Review – GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

Marvel Studios’ biggest cinematic gamble to date pays off in a big way and opens up the MCU to literally infinite possibilities.

Review - GODZILLA

Review – GODZILLA

After a sixteen-year absence, the undisputed King of Monsters returns to Western movie screens in Gareth Edwards’ big-budget revival. Does it successfully atone for the sins of Roland Emmerich? Read on to find out.

Review - The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Review – The Amazing Spider-Man 2

The whole gang came back for the sequel to Sony’s 2012 Spidey reboot. With a slew of comic book movies to compete with, how does old webhead make out?

Review - CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER

Review – CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER

Marvel Studios and the Russo Brothers take elements from what is arguably the greatest modern Cap storyline to make a tense and thoroughly entertaining game changer that is sure to affect the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe.

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Friends Turned Enemies

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Friends Turned Enemies

In observance of the Ides of March and Julius Caesar’s unfortunate choice of friends, The Guzmaniac, brings to you a PoP! Top 6-Pack of Friends who turned into mortal enemies.

Review: RoboCop (2014)

Review: RoboCop (2014)

When word came down that Hollywood was taking a crack at yet another of our beloved 80’s icons, we were skeptical. As it turns out, we were right to be wary.

PoP! Top 6 Pack: Unconventional Love Stories

PoP! Top 6 Pack: Unconventional Love Stories

The Guzmaniac, brings you a PoP! Top 6-Pack of unconventional love stories for you and your loved one to snuggle up to.

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Why pushing back the release of Batman Vs Superman was a good move.

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Why pushing back the release of Batman Vs Superman was a good move.

The Guzmaniac brings you a PoP! Top 6-Pack of reasons why DC and Warner Bros. made the right call on pushing back the release of Batman Vs Superman

Review - Thor: the Dark World

Review – Thor: the Dark World

The Avengers’ resident dream boat is back for his second solo adventure with his baby brother along for the ride. Check out our spoiler-free review of the Dark World. for Asgard!

Review - The Wolverine

Review – The Wolverine

Hugh Jackman returns for his sixth outing as the most famous mutant in all of comicdom. With the classic Byrne/Miller story as a backdrop, is this the Wolverine movie we’ve all been waiting for? It sure is right up until the giant robot shows up.

Review: MAN OF STEEL

Review: MAN OF STEEL

Zack Snyder and Chrisopher Nolan successfully return Superman to cinematic prominence and just may have saved the future of DC properties on the big screen.

Outside the Longbox: 40th Anniversary of Enter the Dragon

Outside the Longbox: 40th Anniversary of Enter the Dragon

PoP! does it’s part in celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Bruce Lee’s Enter the Dragon as we step Outside the Longbox with a mega-mix trailer in tribute to the master and his remastered master piece out on Blu Ray.

Review: Star Trek Into Darkness *Spoilers*

Review: Star Trek Into Darkness *Spoilers*

Star Trek fan and PoP!-Star Mary Knize reviews Star Trek Into Darkness. Why does she go so far as to say it’s one of her favorites? Beautiful visuals, touching character moments, and… quantum mechanics???

Review: Iron Man 3

Review: Iron Man 3

Ol’ Shellhead avoids the “threequel curse” in this newest offering from Marvel Studios that manages to be both action-packed and thematically rich. Phase Two of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is off to a promising start.

Review: G.I.Joe Retaliation

Review: G.I.Joe Retaliation

After a mind-bender of a wait, G.I. Joe Retaliation zaps into theaters. Panels on Pages gazes into its crystal ball and let’s you know if it’s a grand slam or a total shipwreck. Evidence shows that knowing is a certain percentage of the battle.

Clean Slate: A Good Day To Die Hard

Clean Slate: A Good Day To Die Hard

YIPPEE KI-YAY MOTHER RUSSIA! John McClane heads to Russia to help save his son but should you go to the theater to help save the Die Hard franchise? All of your answers await you in this months Clean Slate on the 5th installment in the Die Hard series, A Good Day To Die Hard!!!

Review: 'Skyfall'

Review: ‘Skyfall’

You know the theme, the tux, the guns, the last name followed by the first. Bond. James Bond. For fifty years, Bond has been a pop culture staple that set the bar for spy and espionage action movies.

Clean Slate: Dredd 3D Review

Clean Slate: Dredd 3D Review

PoP!ulation, meet ‘Dredd 3D’, the movie that may single handedly save R rated action movie genre. Clean Slate brings to you the next big thing to hit action movies since ‘The Matrix’. No joke, ‘Dredd 3D ‘is FN’ amazing! Believe the hype.

Clean Slate: Total Recall

Clean Slate: Total Recall

Clean Slate returns, and this time the Guzmaniac has backup! Old School meets New School as the PoP!stars make a pilgrimage to PoP! Headquarters Tennessee to check out the rein-visioning of one of our childhood classics, Total Recall.

Review: The Dark Knight Rises (Spoiler-Free!)

Review: The Dark Knight Rises (Spoiler-Free!)

Mahoney and Tito just saw The Dark Knight Rises. Prepare yourselves for their spoiler-free review of the final Christopher Nolan Batman film!

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #11

Retailer Privilege Comic Review #11

Comic Con might be over but Jared has some things to say about movies, Godzilla and comics. Retailer Privilege Comic Review is here and ready for your eyes.

Review: Prometheus

Review: Prometheus

Ridley Scott’s newest sci-fi thriller is a wonder of art direction and a complete mess of a story. It’s a two-hour answer to a question nobody asked about the ALIEN franchise and one of the most disappointing films of the year.

Review - Avengers XXX: A Porn Parody

Review – Avengers XXX: A Porn Parody

Striking while the iron is hot, Vivid and Axel Braun have set forth Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in another installment of Rule 34 made real. Are good production values and costumes enough to make this worth a watch?

Review: Marvel's 'The Avengers'

Review: Marvel’s ‘The Avengers’

It’s been four years since Nick Fury first introduced moviegoers to the concept of The Avengers Initiative, and 4 films later, we finally have the long-awaited big screen team-up of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. Can they live up to the hype? Short answer: Yes.

Review: 'The People vs. George Lucas'

Review: ‘The People vs. George Lucas’

Documentarian Alexandre Philippe crawled into the collective brain of ‘Star Wars’ fandom, nested for a bit, and then vomited forth all of our angers, loves, and desires in one hilarious and quirky film. ‘The People vs. George Lucas’ is a must-see for all ‘Star Wars’ fans.

Review: Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope

Review: Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope

Morgan Spurlock teams with executive producers Joss Whedon, Stan Lee, and Harry Knowles to bring Comic-Con to the masses in this massively entertaining documentary.

Review: 'The Hunger Games'

Review: ‘The Hunger Games’

‘The Hunger Games’ pales in comparison to the novel. The pacing is slow, the action sequence shaky-cam is plentiful, and Jennifer Lawrence is not a good Katniss Everdeen. Yet, despite all that, it’s actually an enjoyable movie.

Review: 'Captain America: The First Avenger'

Review: ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’

‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ marks the final super-hero movie of the summer, and the final piece in the puzzle before the big-screen ‘Avengers’ team-up slated for 2012. The First Avenger has more than just the fate of the free world riding on Steve Rogers’ broad-ass shoulders.

Review: 'Green Lantern'

Review: ‘Green Lantern’

After being underwhelmed by this summer’s comic-book movie fare in ‘Thor’ and ‘X-Men: First Class’, might PoP!’s own Jason Knize have such low expectations for ‘Green Lantern’ that he might actually enjoy it?

Review: 'Super 8'

Review: ‘Super 8′

Jason Knize reviews the latest super-secret monster movie from director J.J. Abrams and producer Steven Spielberg, ‘Super 8′. Find out if their summer tentpole is more ‘Cloverfield’ or ‘Close Encounters’.

Review: X-Men: First Class, by Jason Knize

Review: X-Men: First Class, by Jason Knize

Positive reviews are pouring in from around the interwebz in praise of Matthew Vaughn’s take on the Children of the Atom, in X-Men: First Class. This ain’t one of them.

Review: X-Men: First Class, by Jason Kerouac

Review: X-Men: First Class, by Jason Kerouac

What are they all looking at? How about near-universal praise for a film poised to either sink or salvage the entire franchise? Or maybe it’s just pictures of January Jones in one of her Emma Frost outfits. Hard to say, really.

Sucker Punch Review

Sucker Punch Review

Dragons. Samurai. Steampunk zombies. Add these ingredients together with beautiful women and gorgeous cinematography, and you have the recipe for two hours of ass-kicking fun.

52 Pick-Up, Week 8:  The Nines

52 Pick-Up, Week 8: The Nines

Guzman 2011’s last 52 Pick-Up, Sunshine, was a true testament to Chris Evans’ ability to pull off Captain America, so this week, let’s see what Mr. Ryan Reynolds has to offer in the non-mainstream fantasy mystery, The Nines. Spoiler Alert: I rag on the Green Lantern a little.