Film Fatale: Unbreakable

Unbreakable was released in 2000 to poor box office sales. Although it went on to do well in DVD sales it never really overcame its flat opening. Originally there had been a lot of talk about a sequel but as the box office sal...
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Film Fatale: Whiteout

Based on the comic by writer Greg Rucka and artist Steve Lieber, Whiteout is directed by Dominic Sena, who also directed such classics as Swordfish… and we all know what a great movie that was. Originally the film was sla...
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Film Fatale: Judge Dredd

Disclaimer: For structure’s sake spoilers are placed throughout the entire article. Judge Dredd was released in 1995 as a box office failure. Based on a strip in the British comic 2000 AD, the film was adapted to appeal t...
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Film Fatale: Wanted

Loosely based on the comic written by Mark Millar with art by J.G. Jones, Wanted was released in 2008 and was directed by Timur Bekmambetov who also directed and helped screenwrite the Russian film Night Watch … which in...
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Film Fatale: Ghost World

Ghost World was written and illustrated by Daniel Clowes and published by Fantagraphics Books in 1997. Set in the 90’s in an unnamed town, the story follows the lives and happenings of two teenage girls post high school. ...
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Film Fatale: Spider-Man 3

Spider-man 3 was released in 2007 becoming the third highest grossing film worldwide. However domestically, it was the lowest grossing film of the franchise. The public’s reaction to the first two films was pretty even an...
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Film Fatale: Spider-Man 2

The first Spiderman was great, which is a lot to live up to, but the second movie doesn’t disappoint. It even beat the first in 2004 by surpassing its record for biggest opening day ever. All the great elements from the f...
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Film Fatale: Frank Miller’s Sin City

This movie kicks ass. I couldn’t say enough good things about it. The comic (published by Dark Horse Comics) was created, written, and drawn by Frank Miller. It’s his baby. Robert Rodriguez, who also directed such l...
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Film Fatale: Iron Man 2

Iron Man 2 was directed by Jon Favreau and released earlier this year (2010), two years after the insanely popular first film. While this one has proved to be a crowd -pleaser it doesn’t quite measure up to the first in h...
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FIlm Fatale: Tank Girl

I want to start off by saying that I’m probably totally biased in my review of this movie seeing as how Tank Girl was the first comic I ever read. However, these articles are all about my opinion, so I’m going to give it to...
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Film Fatale: Mystery Men

Released in 1999, Mystery Men is a movie about superhero characters; three core wanna-be superhero friends create a group of crime fighting comrades (which eventually become seven) who at the end of the movie are dubbed “...
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Film Fatale: X-Men

X-Men was released in 2000 and was directed by Bryan Singer. It’s one of my favorite comic book movies. I love it. Getting to see so many good actors playing mutants exercising all their cool super powers is phenominal. P...
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