ComicBook Debate

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Rating Title/Year Author
2/5 Men in Black: International (2019) Sheraz Farooqi Unable to capture the magic of the original, Men in Black: International finds itself paper thin, with only solid acting by the leads keeping it alive. EDIT
Posted Jun 15, 2019
3.5/5 Dark Phoenix (2019) Sheraz Farooqi A darker tone & grounded focus amplify great moments. While a longer runtime & better villain would have elevated it further, Dark Phoenix honors the X-Franchise & neatly closes the First Class arc. EDIT
Posted Jun 10, 2019
3.5/5 Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) Sheraz Farooqi While not as thematically rich as its predecessor, King of the Monsters dials up the Kaiju action as it delivers stunning visual action sequences that will please most fans. EDIT
Posted Jun 10, 2019
4.5/5 John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum (2019) Sheraz Farooqi Keanu Reeves shines as Chapter 3: Parabellum adds stunning martial arts choreography to its patented Gun-Fu combat, bringing a worthy new chapter to a near flawless franchise. EDIT
Posted May 21, 2019
3.5/5 Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019) Sheraz Farooqi Pokémon: Detective Pikachu impresses with stunning VFX and a charismatic performance by Ryan Reynolds. While choppy, there is high potential for it to launch the next super film franchise. EDIT
Posted May 2, 2019
4.5/5 Avengers: Endgame (2019) Sheraz Farooqi Avengers: Endgame culminates the MCU with a swan song that celebrates its rich history and provides a heartfelt conclusion 22 films in the making. EDIT
Posted Apr 26, 2019
2.5/5 Justice League vs the Fatal Five (2019) Sheraz Farooqi Justice League vs The Fatal Five brings audiences back to Bruce Timm's DCAU with a classic animation style, nostalgic instrumentals but couldn't quite capture the magic of the series. EDIT
Posted Apr 3, 2019
4/5 Shazam! (2019) Sheraz Farooqi Wholesome, genuinely funny, and beaming with heart, Shazam! is one of the most satisfying comic book films we've seen. EDIT
Posted Mar 23, 2019
3.5/5 Triple Frontier (2019) Sheraz Farooqi Triple Frontier combines classic heist film elements, a survival story and a powerhouse cast with solid emotional beats to keep audiences invested throughout. EDIT
Posted Mar 6, 2019
3/5 Captain Marvel (2019) Sheraz Farooqi While a solid film, Captain Marvel seems more intent on setting Carol Danvers up for future appearances than making her first film truly great. EDIT
Posted Mar 5, 2019
3.5/5 Alita: Battle Angel (2019) Sheraz Farooqi Alita: Battle Angel is a solid sci-fi manga adaptation that respects the source material while delivering on a streamlined action-packed experience. EDIT
Posted Feb 17, 2019
3/5 The Death of Superman / Reign of the Supermen Double Feature (2019) Sheraz Farooqi Reign of the Supermen continues DC Animation's streak of solid entries as it delivers on an action packed film that will satisfy fans of the iconic story. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
4/5 Glass (2019) Sheraz Farooqi A uniquely structured film for the genre, Shyamalan's Glass deconstructs society's infatuation with superheroes and delivers with a thrilling conclusion to a trilogy that began 19 years ago. EDIT
Posted Jan 19, 2019
4/5 Doragon bôru chô: Burorî -- Dragon Ball Super: Broly (2018) Sheraz Farooqi Dragon Ball Super: Broly is a rollercoaster of fluid animation, spectacular action sequences and strong voice acting that will satisfy new and longtime fans. EDIT
Posted Jan 16, 2019
4/5 Vice (2018) Sheraz Farooqi A satirical yet poignant story of Dick Cheney's political career, Vice sends a powerful message of where America stands then and now. EDIT
Posted Dec 25, 2018
3.5/5 Mary Poppins Returns (2018) Sheraz Farooqi Mary Poppins Returnsis a strong revival of the character and her world. While it doesn't quite capture the magic of the 1954 original, it satisfyingly delivers on a heartwarming and nostalgic experience for fans new and old. EDIT
Posted Dec 23, 2018
5/5 Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Sheraz Farooqi Blade Runner 2049 is a beautiful, visually stunning film that captures philosophical themes and everything that made 1982's Blade Runner so special. EDIT
Posted Dec 14, 2018
5/5 The Lion King (1994) Sheraz Farooqi Simply the pinnacle of Disney animation. EDIT
Posted Dec 14, 2018
4.5/5 Dunkirk (2017) Sheraz Farooqi Dunkirk is a intense film with beautiful visuals, an equally beautiful score by Hans Zimmer and director in Christopher Nolan that is at the top of his game both narratively and visually. EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2018
4/5 Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Sheraz Farooqi A film with beautiful visuals, impressive directing and great character dynamics, Thor Ragnarok is one of the better films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2018
4/5 Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Sheraz Farooqi The Last Jedi is a powerful, emotional and ambitious film that makes for one of the best films in the series. EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2018
4/5 The Death of Superman (2018) Sheraz Farooqi The Death of Superman gives fans what they want. A strong Superman story, a great adaption of an iconic comic, awesome DC cameos and and homages to the works of the past. A worthwhile entry into the DC Animated Film collection. EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2018
3.5/5 Teen Titans GO! to the Movies (2018) Sheraz Farooqi Teen Titans GO! To The Movies is a film for fans, families and kids that doesn't waste a moment in providing laughs, heart warming scenes, new songs, and references to all things superheroes. EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2018
5/5 Superman: The Movie (1978) Sheraz Farooqi 40 years later, Superman: The Movie remains iconic. Its legacy will only continue to improve with time and will always stand as the Godfather of all superhero films. EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2018
1.5/5 Justice League (2017) Sheraz Farooqi I think it's safe to say releasing Zack Snyder's Cut of this film will give audiences the better product EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2018
5/5 Man of Steel (2013) Sheraz Farooqi The key to great Superman stories is to have ones that give Superman a deep and complex problem that speaks to society at large. Man of Steel successfully reinvented him for the 21st century. EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2018
5/5 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Sheraz Farooqi Snyder's Superman is the most universally relatable version of the character yet and the social, political and cultural significance of BvS will be appreciated over time EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2018
4.5/5 Black Panther (2018) Sheraz Farooqi Impressive story, great actors, an amazing director and a powerful message culminate to create a truly beautiful experience EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2018
5/5 Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Sheraz Farooqi Filled with emotion, thrilling action, great character dynamics, dark themes, and an incredible ending, Avengers: Infinity War is simply one of the best Marvel films to date. EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2018
2.5/5 Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018) Sheraz Farooqi Ant-Man And The Wasp is simply a fun summer family film, but does not reach the heights or standard that Marvel has built over Phase 3. EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2018
5/5 BlacKkKlansman (2018) Sheraz Farooqi With a great narrative, stunning visuals, compelling leads and sobering themes, BlacKkKlansman is a uniquely powerful experience, perfect for today's socio-political climate. EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2018
4/5 Aquaman (2018) Sheraz Farooqi Bold, ambitious, visually stunning, and wonderfully unique, James Wan's Aquaman is one of the best comic book films of the year. EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2018
3.5/5 Bumblebee (2018) Sheraz Farooqi Bumblebee is one of the strongest films in the franchise and a rebirth for the series going forward. EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2018
5/5 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) Sheraz Farooqi Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse is not just the best comic book film of 2018, it's one of the greatest superhero films of all time. EDIT
Posted Dec 12, 2018