Tag: superhero

Movie Review – Branden Chowen on Justice League (2017)

Title: Justice League (2017) Director: Zack Snyder Runtime: 120 minutes — On the ride home from the theatre after seeing Justice League, the inevitable question came up. I asked my wife and sister which they preferred: Justice League or Thor: Ragnarok? The car was split. My wife preferred the humor of Ragnarok, while my sister…


Movie Review – Branden Chowen on Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Title: Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Director: Taika Waititi Runtime: 130 minutes — I never try to hide my admiration for superhero films. Whether it’s Marvel or DC, I almost always have fun with them. If there was one character I had to point out as having the weakest films, though – or the ones I’ve enjoyed…


#CSSC6 Week Four Preview – Not All Heroes Wear Capes – Superhero Films

The Sixth Annual Cinefessions Summer Screams Challenge is just over halfway done, but we’re already entering our second to last week of the Challenge. Last week, we all spent tons of time with alien visitors, giant bugs, and creepy haunted houses. This week, though, the focus shifts from the quieter films of the ’50s and…


Movie Review – Branden Chowen on Suicide Squad (2016)

Title: Suicide Squad (2016) Director: David Ayer Runtime: 123 minutes — The DC film universe is one of the most divisive I’ve seen in recent memory. Any time a film comes out with that DC logo at the start, vitriol and “critics vs. fans” fights are sure to follow. This week’s release of Suicide Squad…


Confessions of a Superhero – What Happens When Superheroes Stop Being Polite…and Start Being Real

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Graphic Novel Capsule Review – Branden Chowen on Tom Taylor’s Injustice: Gods Among Us Vol. 2 (2015)

Movies may be our first love here at Cinefessions, but we are proud dorks in the truest sense of the word. We love not only movies, but video games, books, comics, board games, men and women in spandex, and everything else that goes along with nerd culture. As longtime readers of graphic novels, comics, and…


Graphic Novel Capsule Review – Branden Chowen on Tom Taylor’s Injustice: Gods Among Us Vol. 1 (2014)

Movies may be our first love here at Cinefessions, but we are proud dorks in the truest sense of the word. We love not only movies, but video games, books, comics, board games, men and women in spandex, and everything else that goes along with nerd culture. As longtime readers of graphic novels, comics, and…