Tag Archive | Nicholas Cage

Looking Forward – Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

It’s no secret that I’m a big comic book fan. I’m also a fan of movies. So you’d think that if you combine those two things, it would automatically result in me shelling out the money for a movie ticket to any and all “based on a comic book” movie released. Well, no. I’m not going to see your movie just because you licensed a character from Marvel comics. You have to give me something worth seeing.

Which is why I’m torn about Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance.

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Kick-Ass (2010)

Kick-Ass (2010)

Rated MA

What kind of loser thinks that it would be a good idea to put on a costume and fight crime? Meet Dave. He’s the main character of Kick-Ass and he’s a loser. He’s not a top student, he’s not on any sport teams, and girls think he is below their notice. Here’s a guy looking for something to give his life meaning. So inspired by his comic book heroes, he orders a wetsuit and mask off the internet and begins his career as a costumed crime fighter.

This is a very bad idea.

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Movie Review: Ghost Rider

Ghost RiderGhost Rider (M)

Starring Nicholas Cage

Wow. That was a mess. Bad acting, bad dialogue, bad CGI, and a plot that doesn’t make any sense. I knew there was a reason that I’d held off watching this one. So how did this all go so terribly wrong?

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