Brace yourselves – this week I’m going flat out Marvel vs. DC. Yes, I’m a Marvel chick, but to reiterate what I’ve stated in past posts, I do not hate DC. The majority of the characters and plots in its comics simply don’t do it for me. Marvel just does a better job of satisfying my tastes. But there is one area where DC really does take a backseat, even with the general public: movies. Continue reading She Geek Critique – Why Marvel Rules the Box Office
Over the weekend I had a chance to catch some movies from the 80s that I’ve always enjoyed but haven’t watched in awhile. It’s only been maybe a year or so, not too long, but for some reason I noticed a lot more when I watched this time around. And it wasn’t all good. Continue reading She Geek Critique – Nostalgia Factor
If you follow me or Geek Watch One, you know I’m a Marvel chick. The Marvel style, characters, stories – it’s just my preference. But this doesn’t mean I hate DC. In fact, as a kid, Marvel and DC were both part of my life and I had a particular fondness for the Justice League. And this past weekend the world finally got to see the team in action on the big screen. Unfortunately, it wasn’t all that satisfying. Continue reading She Geek Critique – Bringing the League Together
Whether you’re a fan of the tv shows, the movies or the comic books themselves, you know about the decades-long rivalry between Marvel and DC. Yes, they are obviously competitors in the same market, but it’s always been a little bit more than that. The products they sell may be the same on a basic level, but there’s always been a “mine is better than yours” attitude between the companies and the fans of their work. And for the fans who, like me, love finding out about behind the scenes details, there’s a great new book on the history of these two comic book giants. Continue reading She Geek Critique – Bam! Pow! Splat!
The latest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (or MCU) is Thor: Ragnarok. The third Thor film, this one follows the God of Thunder as he battles Hulk, befriends Valkyrie and attempts to save Asgard from the destruction foretold in the Ragnarok prophecy. It all sounds very serious, but it’s not. And that’s a great thing for viewers. Continue reading She Geek Critique – Let the Thunder Roll