Captain America: Metal Gear Soldier (A Review)

First, Captain America: Winter Soldier is a great spy movie disguised as a super-hero film. While I was watching it, one of my first thoughts was, “When did we get to Metal Gear Solid?” [For those unfamiliar, Metar Gear Solid is a ridiculous but awesome spy game franchise.] Jumping out of a helicopter-like vehicle? Check. [BRIEF…

The Marvelization of Star Wars

Just as the Greeks were folded into the growing Roman Empire, Lucasfilm has recently been folded into Disney’s empire. As this new owner of an entire galactic universe, Disney has announced that they are Marvelizing Star Wars. In other words, they are using the uber-lucrative and successful business model set up for the Marvel universe:…