2011 Memorable Moment: Charles and Erik’s Mind-Meld

Michael Fassbender’s Erik Lehnsherr and James McAvoy’s Charles Xavier were a match made in cinema heaven in this summer’s “X-Men: First Class.” (See review here.) The push and pull between the two of them is the movie’s greatest strength, and their relationship is essentially — as McAvoy has called it — a love story. Maybe that’s … Continue reading 2011 Memorable Moment: Charles and Erik’s Mind-Meld

G3 Review: Captain America: The First Avenger

The best comic book movies find the balance between pleasing fans and entertaining people who don’t know their adamantium from their vibranium. As sturdy and sincere as its title hero, Captain America: The First Avenger pulls it off. It’s an accessible origin story with big, old-fashioned heart, and the geek in me was thrilled to see … Continue reading G3 Review: Captain America: The First Avenger