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2016 (So Far) in Review

Ben Atwater

April 27, 2016


Filed under Movies

While the year is far from over and there are a slew of new movies coming for the second half of 2016, it would seem apt to rank the best films of the year so far to measure where the industry has come this year alone. As this is the last edition of The Charger Bulletin before next year, here are the...

The Weekly Roundup

Ben Atwater

February 24, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

More news from the upcoming video game film Assassin’s Creed. Star and producer Michael Fassbender, most recently known for his Academy Award nominated titular role in Steve Jobs, said the following to Empire Magazine: “The idea of DNA memory elevates it from a basic fantasy genre [piece], because you...

Ryan Reynolds in Superhero Tights: Take Three

Dylan Rupptrecht

February 17, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

We have all seen Ryan Reynolds charge headfirst into a couple superhero movies, sporting a pair of signature tights, only to become part of a flop. The last two times were of course when he played the titular character in Green Lantern, and, coincidentally, Deadpool in the 2009 atrocity, Wolve...

Reynolds’ Deadpool: Take Two

Dylan Rupptrecht

February 10, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

It has been four years since Ryan Reynolds appeared on screen in tights to play a major comic book character; I am, of course, referring to when he played the Green Lantern of the featured film that tanked in the box office and was liked by virtually no one. Fans hoping to forget this time in Reynolds’...

Weekly Round Up

Ben Atwater

February 10, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Deadpool is set to premiere Friday, Feb. 12, and the excitement is at an all-time high for fans of the movie about the “mercenary with a mouth.” After a slew of inventive trailers and promotions, including a Snapchat filter released this past Sunday catering to Super Bowl fans, the success of the m...

Upcoming Films of 2016

Ben Atwater

February 3, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

There is a full slate of films coming out this year, and 2016 is a more crowded year for movies. Here is a rundown of what to look for and why. Enjoy! February 12: Deadpool is the most recent installment in the X-Men universe. Focusing on the wisecracking and super violent antihero, Deadpool stars R...

Weekly Round Up

Ben Atwater

November 11, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

In an age where progressiveness seems to define critical acclaim, the latest news regarding the upcoming X-Men spinoff Deadpool details the titular antihero’s sexuality. Director Tim Miller said in an interview with Collider last week that Deadpool will in fact be pansexual. Ryan Reynolds, who is ...

Weekly Roundup

Ben Atwater

April 20, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

This week leaves us with trailers galore. A new trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road was released, showing even more beautifully rendered car chases against a post-apocalyptic sandstorm. Also released was a new trailer for Poltergeist, which is looking more and more like it is going to live up to the 198...

Weekly Roundup

Ben Atwater

April 8, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Several new pictures of upcoming films have dropped. The first shot of Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor in the upcoming Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice was released last week. Iconically bald, Eisenberg does look like his comic counterpart, last played by Kevin Spacey in Superman Returns. Also released was the ...

Merc with the Mouth Movie Confirmed

Ben Atwater

September 24, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Around Comic Con time this year, a two minute clip of “test footage” of a new film was leaked onto the internet. This footage was of the much anticipated Deadpool movie. Deadpool, for all those who do not know, is one of the many X-Men. He has never been given a cinematic rendering, unless one counts the 2009 X M...

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