Marvel is a company that has deep roots in American culture. They’re the rights owner to most of the big super hero names. Classics such as Hulk, Captain America, and Ironman all have their origins with Marvel. Up until recently, they were just that, a comic book company. However, the last decade has been a ..
X-men is a classic American comic turned movie series. On the same level as Batman, Superman, and Captain America, this successful series kicked off with its first movie in 2000 after 20th Century Fox acquired the rights to the name in 1994. Since then nearly every film they made has been more successful than the ..
Jesse Stone is a fictional detective in a series of books and movies which was originally written by Robert B. Parker. Parker originally started the book series in 1997 with “Night Passage” and was able to complete the saga before his death in 2010 with “Split Image”. The story encompasses nine novels, which were later ..
Twilight was originally a book series written by Stephenie Meyer that has since turned into one of the most successful movie sagas to ever hit the big screen. Since its inception, there have been over 100 million book sales alone, as well as five different movies which are based on the original novels. The movies ..
Like many successful movies, Star Wars has since been turned into comics, books, and has had multiple trilogy series made out of it. Since its original film date in 1977, Star Wars has formed a cult following of science fiction lovers from all walks of life. There have been a total of two independent trilogies ..
Batman is an iconic superhero that has origins in comics written as early as the 1950s. It has since been made into numerous movies by various producers including the latest trilogy by Christopher Nolan. The story starts out with Bruce Wayne, an American billionaire who witnesses the death of his parents at a young age. ..
The Harry Potter movie series is one of the most successful movie sagas ever. All eight films have grossed a worldwide total of over 8 billion dollars, exceeding even the wildest expectations. Starting in 2001 with “Philosopher’s Stone”, this series has gone on to set numerous records including highest weekend box office earnings. Originally adapted ..
Spiderman is another all-time American classic comic that was adapted into many movies. The original writer of the comics, Stan Lee had a role in many big name comics such as The Avengers, Captain America and X-men. Working together, Marvel and Lee tirelessly worked over many years to bring us so many of the comics ..
Johnny Depp has a history of making amazing movies, and Pirates of the Caribbean is no exception to that rule. Since 2003, this light hearted action adventure movie has been cashing in on its worldwide box office successes. With each of the four movies grossing almost 1 billion dollars apiece, this hit movie series has ..
The Lord of the Rings order starts with The Fellowship of the Ring, and ends with The Return of the King. Many people consider the Lord of the Rings to be the best trilogy ever made. Originally based on a book, this unique movie series has gone on to be the most watched trilogy in ..
Almost everyone in America has heard of the iconic James Bond movie series. The book character which was created in 1953 by Ian Fleming has since went on to be featured in well over a dozen movies, many video games, and even more books. Starting in 1962 with Dr. No, this wildly successful film series ..
The Bourne movie series is probably one of my favorite spy movies of all time. Every film in this four part series will keep you on the edge of your seat wanting more. Known for its realism, Bourne does not use over the top CGI like James Bond or other spy movies which tend to ..
The Hobbit is a movie trilogy that acts as a prequel to the popular Lord of the Rings trilogy. It takes place 60 years before “The Fellowship of the Ring”, and serves the purpose of filling in details that previously went unexplained. It explains certain aspects of both the book and movie that were previously ..
Resident Evil originally started out as a video game in the 1990s but has since branched out into many forms of popular culture. Since the first game in 1996, Resident Evil has now taken on the form of movies, novels, comics, and has been featured in notable music videos. In fact, compared to other movies ..
The DC Cinematic Universe brought some of the most iconic names in comics to the big screen. DC is responsible for many of the most common superheroes we know and love today, including Superman and Batman. DC Comics was founded in 1934, around the same time its rival, Marvel was also getting started. In the ..