Deadpool

We lived through the regrettable “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” and had our first cinematic experience with Wade Wilson a.k.a. Deadpool a.k.a The Merc With a Mouth. Now, after fan embraced leaked test footage for a real Deadpool movie, it has arrived, and just in time for Valentine’s Day. “Deadpool” was never going to be the PG-13 rated fare we’ve come to expect of the comic book genre. And it was about time something came around to shake the genre up a bit. When Wade Wilson is diagnosed with terminal cancer throughout his body, he takes a risk and signs up for … Continue reading Deadpool

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

When the Austen parody novels “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” and “Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters” by Seth Grahame-Smith hit the book shelves some time ago, they cause a stir and the former was promptly slated for an adaptation in 2009. Now, in 2016, we finally see the fruit of those labors. Anyone with a basic knowledge of the “Pride and Prejudice” story will immediately notice the major scenes and smaller nods to the literary work from which it borrows. After being treated to a brief history of zombie inhabited England courtesy of a Charles Dance voiceover, we then … Continue reading Pride and Prejudice and Zombies