Saturday, October 25, 2014

Why the current comic book movie craze is a good thing

Films with comic book roots, tie-ins or obvious inspirations that have enjoyed or am looking forward to since Blade kicked off the new "comic book movie" era in 1998...

2/9/2015 UPDATE: Spider-Man has joined the MCU! That re-shuffled some of the release dates, so this post has been updated accordingly...

2020
Cyborg
Green Lantern reboot

2019
Avengers: Infinity War Part II

Inhumans
Justice League Part 2
Shazam!
Star Wars Episode IX

2018
Aquaman
Avengers: Infinity War Part I
Black Panther
Captain Marvel
The Flash
Godzilla 2
2018 Star Wars film
2018 Terminator film
2018 X-Men film

2017
Fantastic Four 2
Guardians of the Galaxy 2
Justice League Part 1
Kong: Skull Island
The Lego Batman Movie
Pacific Rim 2
Star Wars Episode VIII
Thor: Ragnarok
Wolverine 3
Wonder Woman
2017 Planet of the Apes film
2017 Spider-Man film
2017 Terminator film

2016
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Captain America: Civil War
Deadpool
Doctor Strange
Gambit
Suicide Squad
X-Men: Apocalypse
2016 Star Wars film

2015
Ant-Man
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Fantastic Four
Kingsman: The Secret Service
Spectre
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Terminator: Genisys

2014
The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Big Hero 6
Birdman
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Godzilla
Guardians of the Galaxy
RoboCop
X-Men: Days of Future Past

2013
Iron Man 3
Kick-Ass 2
Man of Steel
Pacific Rim
Star Trek Into Darkness
Thor: The Dark World
The Wolverine

2012
The Amazing Spider-Man
The Avengers
Chronicle
The Dark Knight Rises
Django Unchained
Dredd
John Carter
Skyfall

2011
Captain America: The First Avenger
Limitless
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
Thor
X-Men: First Class

2010
Iron Man 2
Kick-Ass
RED
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
TRON: Legacy

2009
Sherlock Holmes
Star Trek
Watchmen

2008
The Dark Knight
Hellboy II: The Golden Army
The Incredible Hulk
Iron Man
Speed Racer
Wanted

2007
300
Transformers

2006
Casino Royale
V for Vendetta

2005
Batman Begins
Serenity
Sin City

2004
Hellboy
The Incredibles
Kill Bill Vol. 2
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
Spider-Man 2

2003
Kill Bill Vol. 1
X2: X-Men United

2002
Blade II
Spider-Man

2000
Unbreakable
X-Men

1999
The Iron Giant
The Matrix
Mystery Men

1998
Blade

And there are probably some more good ones that I just haven't seen or become aware of yet. So DC and Marvel fan-boys, stop the flame wars. Everybody is winning right now. We are living in a golden age of action and special effects. Pray that it doesn't end any time soon.






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