Valkyrie (review)

Now, don’t get me wrong: it’s not exactly a Hogan’s Heroes level of diminution, but there’s something honestly comic-book-esque about Valkyrie. I mean that in a good way…

trailer break: ‘Valkyrie’

Take a break from work: watch a movie trailer… Awesome! It looks like Bryan Singer has a new comic book superhero action movie this Christmas. Excellent! Now, I admit I’m not familiar with the superfriends here, but then, I was never a mega-devoted reader of comic books. They’re a bit older than you usually see … more…

5 reasons I’m psyched for ‘Valkyrie’

All this weekend! 5 movies I’m psyched for in December and 5 reasons why. No. 3: Valkyrie [opens in the U.S. on December 25, and in the U.K. on January 23, 2009]. 1. Bryan Singer. He’s one of the great filmmakers of Generation X — The Usual Suspects, X-Men, Superman Returns — and I’m highly … more…

Comic Books Unbound (review)

It’s an entry in the ongoing series ‘Starz Inside’ that the cable network Starz likes to label ‘documentary,’ but this one, at least, feels exactly like the kind of promotional filler you find filling up odd scheduling holes on premium movie channels (it’s suspiciously 59 minutes in length).

Nazis for Christmas

If it’s Christmas, it must be time for Nazis! MGM has announced the release date of Bryan Singer’s new film Valkyrie, and it’s Friday, December 26, 2008. Cuz nothing says holiday fun — or “gimme an Oscar” — like some good old goosestepping and heil-Hitlering. Actually, I kid Valkyrie, even though it’s the movie that … more…