Thor: Ragnarok
I’ve been away from The Merlin Files far too long, as people have been lining up to remind me. It certainly hasn’t been for a lack of things to [...]
Death Note
Death Note
I think there’s real potential in Netflix and other content creators looking to Japan for adaptable material. Certainly we’ve seen American [...]
The Hitman’s Bodyguard
The Hitman’s Bodyguard
“Take two excellent performers, put them in an enclosed space, and watch what happens next” has been a winning formula in the past. People who [...]
Spider-Man: Homecoming
Spider-Man: Homecoming
♫ Is it good? Listen, bud: It’s no radioactive dud. Now that I’ve gotten that out of my system, let’s talk about Spider-Man: Homecoming, [...]
Wakanda Movie Will It Be?
Yesterday, Marvel gave us our first look at the upcoming Black Panther movie. Not unlike the recent Wonder Woman, this film represents a watershed moment [...]
Wonder Woman
A good friend of mine recently remarked, upon seeing the RottenTomatoes score for Wonder Woman, that he hoped there was not a “reverse [...]
The Moment of (the Lasso of) Truth
On June 2nd, Warner Bros’ new superhero film will enter theaters. It bears a particular distinction, one that gives it a great deal more import than [...]
Guardians of the Galaxy 2
It goes without saying that Marvel’s unlikely 2014 outing with an obscure and eclectic band of space misfits proved much more popular than anyone [...]
I’m Thorta Excited To See This One
It’s hardly an original thought to say that I found Marvel’s second Thor outing to be one of their more execrable “efforts.” Thor: [...]