Category: Superhero Movies

What we talk about when we talk about Birdman

It shouldn’t come as a total shock that “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” — a very inside acting film — would continue the trend of movies like “The Artist” and “Argo,” winning the Best Picture prize at Sunday’s Academy Awards. Now three of the last five films to win the most prestigious award in Hollywood are about Hollywood, actors or some combination … Read More What we talk about when we talk about Birdman

Big Hero 6: Disney pairs family friendly, superhero genres for success

There’s been a dearth of family-friendly films this year, and what limited selection there has been is underwhelming to say the least. Enter a fluffy white, lighthearted balloon robot with a “non-threatening, huggable design” named Baymax to save the day. Disney’s latest animated release “Big Hero 6,” loosely based on the 1990s Marvel comic book series is a heart-warming tale about love and loss, … Read More Big Hero 6: Disney pairs family friendly, superhero genres for success