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Tag: comic book fantasy

Doctor Strange (film review by Frank Ochieng)

November 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
Doctor Strange (film review by Frank Ochieng)

All continues to be well in the Marvel Comics Universe as the film adaptation of another mischievous and majestic superhero from Stan Lee’s printed page empire emerges and reigns supreme on the big screen. The latest cure from the Marvel movie bag of explosive tricks is the entry of the dazzling and decorative ‘Doctor Strange’. Armed with […]

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Turbo Kid (film review by Frank Ochieng).

September 15, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More
Turbo Kid (film review by Frank Ochieng).

Now who would think that the kiddie-inspired, Science Fiction post-apocalyptic ‘Turbo Kid’ could motivate one’s appetite for nostalgic cheese-ridden action yarns? Well, the directing/writing trio of Francois Simard, Yoann-Karl Wissell and Anouk Wissell deliver the devilish gaudy goods in this frolicking futuristic fantasy that begs for audiences to reminisce about such off-beat and clichéd guilty pleasures that […]

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Fantastic Four (film review by Frank Ochieng)

August 9, 2015 | By | Reply More
Fantastic Four (film review by Frank Ochieng)

So the question remains: does Marvel Comics continue its movie-making tradition of escapist excess on the big screen with the latest superhero entry in the rebooting of the ‘Fantastic Four’ being brought into the cinematic forefront in the summertime of 2015? The easy reply is YES! Now for the important question at hand: does co-writer/director Josh […]

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Ant-Man (film review by Frank Ochieng).

July 19, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Ant-Man (film review by Frank Ochieng).

When one thinks of a typical super-hero actioner, they imagine the boisterous boundaries that are associated with such an explosive genre: eye-popping special effects, outlandish and grand-standing villains, world domination escapades, complex yet flashy super-heroes that seem unreal and unapologetic and a big scale of unbelievable escapism that is tellingly becoming of a comic book […]

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (film review by Frank Ochieng).

May 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (film review by Frank Ochieng).

Marvel Comics’ favorite webslinger is back to his crime-fighting ways as he boldly claims to be amazing but the consensus is anything but what it is advertised in actuality. One could probably label the aptly named director Marc Webb’s comic book caper ‘The Anemic Spider-Man 2′ but then again, this movie title would not go over too […]

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Thor: The Dark World by Frank Ochieng (film review).

November 10, 2013 | By | Reply More
Thor: The Dark World by Frank Ochieng (film review).

Well, Marvel Comics’ favorite hammer-wielding Norse god is back and assumes the spotlight while his other mighty crime-fighting cohorts take a break, most likely prepping up for their next super-charged sequels. Director Alan Taylor’s comic book epic ‘Thor: The Dark World’  bursts onto the big screen (in the wake of filmmaker Kenneth Branagh’s modest successful […]

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