Marvel Comics

Captain America

‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Is Strongest Marvel Film Yet

April 4, 2014

I secretly desired the Marvel films to continue the tone that was set in the initial Iron Man film. Tony Stark’s war mongering and checkered past lent for a harsh [...]

Captain America

Toy Fair 2014: From ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ to ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

February 19, 2014

Hasbro has a hefty line-up for Marvel this year highlighted by 3 films arriving in 2014, Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain America: The Winter Soldier and The Amazing Spider-Man 2. [...]

DVD/BR Announcements

Sir Ben Kingsley Reprises ‘Iron Man’ role for ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Blu-ray Release

January 10, 2014

Marvel is continuing it’s new tradition of live-action shorts coupled with its home video releases. Following up the Peggy Carter short that was featured on the Iron Man 3 Blu-ray [...]

esoTarik

esoTarik #9: ‘The Best Man Holiday’ is a Kick in the Face to Mainstream Press

November 21, 2013

The Best Man Holiday trumped analyst estimates at the box office. But why is that such a shock to the mainstream press? In esoTarik Episode #9, Tarik Davis debunks the [...]

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Movie Review: ‘Thor: The Dark World’ will win over Midgard’s Marvel Fans

November 8, 2013

The first Thor was a commendable effort in superhero films. It did what it was supposed to, which was open the boundaries of the Marvel film universe from the confines [...]

Film & Movies

‘Thor’ star Jaimie Alexander sets sights on ‘Wonder Woman’ and ‘Batman Vs. Superman’

November 4, 2013

Jaimie Alexander, who stars as Lady Sif in Thor: The Dark World, is vying for the role of Wonder Woman in Warner Bros upcoming Batman vs Superman flick as well [...]

Movie Trailers

Trailer Focus: ‘X-Men Days of Future Past’ Brings New ‘Hope’

October 29, 2013

“We need you to hope again.” Professor X of the Future Whether you’re reading Marvel or DC Comics, time travel story arcs can be a total mind crush. This guy [...]

DC Comics

Blast Off #26: Memoirs of an Invisible Comic Con 2013

October 17, 2013

The Team Focus Blast Off returns after surviving another Comic Con. We share our highs and lows of NYCC 2013, the absentee presence from DC Comics and discuss some of [...]

Blu-ray Reviews

‘Iron Man 3′ Blu-ray: One of the Best in Marvel’s ‘Avengers’ Franchise

September 27, 2013

After rewatching Iron Man 3, I have to say, I just don’t think this particular movie series could survive without the comedic genius and timing of Robert Downey Jr. as [...]

Game Trailers

Doctor Doom’s Triple Threat in LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (Video)

August 21, 2013

Let the self-referential humor begin. If you’re a fan of the Lego franchise, and especially Lego Batman 2: DC Superheroes, then you know how fun TT Games’ Lego humor can [...]