ARCHIVE: Comic Book Movie Reviews

I have been reviewing movies for the last 19 years and for about 22 years in total.  I make a point of seeking out movies that have been adapted from the comics medium.  Here is a list that will be growing as I see more comic book films or comics to film:

MOVIES ADAPTED FROM COMIC BOOKS, GRAPHIC NOVELS, COMIC STRIPS, AND OTHER COMICS

MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE (MCU):

Review: Iron Man (2008)

Review: The Incredible Hulk (2008)

Review: Iron Man 2 (2010)

Review: Thor (2011)

Review:  Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

Review:  Marvel's The Avengers (2012)

Review: Iron Man 3 (2013)

Review: Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Review:  Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Review: Ant-Man (2015)

Review: Captain America: Civil War (2016)

Review: Doctor Strange (2016)

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

Review:  Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Review: Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Review:  Black Panther (2018)

Review:  Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Review: Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

Review:  Captain Marvel (2019)

Review: Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Review:  Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

Review: Black Widow (2021)

Sony Pictures Marvel Universe:

Review: Spider-Man (2002)
Review: Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Review: Spider-Man 3 (2007)

Review: The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

Review: Venom (2018)

Review:  Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

20th Century Fox's Marvel Films:

Review: X-Men (2000)

Review: Daredevil (2003)

Review: X2: X-Men United (2003)

Review: Elektra (2005)

Review: Fantastic Four (2005)

Review: X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

Review: Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)

Review: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

Review: X-Men: First Class (2011)

Review: The Wolverine (2013)

Review: X-Men: Days of the Future Past (2014)

Review: Fantastic Four (2015)

Review: X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) 

Review: Dark Phoenix (2019)

Review: The New Mutants (2020)

Other films based on Marvel Comics characters:

Review: Blade (1998)
Review: Blade II (2002)
Review: Blade: Trinity (2004)
Review: Ghost Rider (2007)
Review: Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2012) - Sony Pictures
Review: Hulk (2003) - Universal Pictures
Review: The Punisher (2004) - Lionsgate

Marvel/Lionsgate Direct-to-DVD Films:

Review: Ultimate Avengers: The Movie (2006)
Review: Ultimate Avengers 2 (2006)
Review: Invincible Iron Man (2007)
Review: Doctor Strange (2007)


DC EXTENDED UNIVERSE (DCEU):

Review: The Man of Steel (2013)

Review: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

Review: Wonder Woman (2017) 

Review: Justice League (2017)

Review: Aquaman (2018)

Review: Shazam (2019)

Review: Birds of Prey (2020)

Review: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

Other films based on DC Comics characters:

Review: Batman (1966)

Review: Batman (1989)
Review: Batman Returns (1992)
Review: Batman and Robin (1997)

Review: Batman Begins (2005)
Review: The Dark Knight (2008)
Review: The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Review: Catwoman (2004)

Review: Constantine (2005)

Review: Green Lantern (2011)

Review: A History of Violence (2005)

Review: Joker (2019)

Review: Jonah Hex (2010)

Review: The Losers (2010)

Review: Road to Perdition (2002)

Review: Superman: The Movie (1978)
Review: Superman II (1980)

Review: Superman Returns (2006)

Review: V for Vendetta (2006)

Review: Watchmen (2009)

Animated films based on DC Comics characters:

Review: Superman: Doomsday (2007)
Review: Justice League: War (2014)
Review: Son of Batman (2014) 
Review: Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014) 
Review: Justice League: Gods and Monsters (2015) 
Review: Batman: Bad Blood (2016) 
Review: Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)  
Review: Justice League Dark (2017)
Review: Teen Titans: The Judas Contract (2017)
Review: Batman and Harley Quinn (2017) 
Review: Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (2018)
Review: Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay (2018)
Review: The Death of Superman (2018)
Review: Reign of the Supermen (2019)
Review: Justice League vs. the Fatal five (2019)
Review:  Batman: Hush (2019)
Review: Wonder Woman: Bloodlines (2019)


COMIC BOOK MOVIES:

Review: 2 Guns (2013)

Review: 30 Days of Night (2007)

Review: 300 (2007)

Review: American Splendor (2003)

Review: Art School Confidential (2006)

Review: AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)
Review: AVPR: Aliens vs. Predator (2007)

Review: Bloodshot (2020)

Review: Bulletproof Monk (2003)

Review: Cowboys and Aliens (2011)

Review:  Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (2011)

Review: Dredd (2012)

Review: Ghost World (2001)

Review: Heavy Metal (1981)

Review:  Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
Review:  Hellboy (2019)

Review:  Hellboy: Sword of Storms (2006) TV Movie/DVD release

Review: Hercules (2014) - Radical Comics version of the mythological character

Review: I, Frankenstein (2014)

Review: Judge Dredd (1995)

Review: Kick-Ass (2010)
Review: Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

Review: Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015)

Review: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)

Review: Men in Black (1997)
Review: Men in Black II (2002)
Review: Men in Black 3 (2012)
Review: Men in Black: International (2019)

Review: Red (2010)
Review: Red 2 (2013)

Review: Sin City (2005)

Review: The Smurfs (2011)

Review: Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins (2021)

Review: Snowpiercer (2013)

Review:  The Spirit (2008)

Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

Review: Virus (1999)

Review: Wanted (2008)

FILMS BASED ON NEWSPAPER OR MAGAZINE COMIC STRIPS:

Review: The Addams Family (2019)

Review: Over the Hedge (2006)

FILMS FROM MANGA (Japanese Comics):

Review: Akira (1988)

Review: Berserk: The Golden Age Arc 1 - The Egg of the King (2012)

Review: Ghost in the Shell (2017)

Review: The Wind Rises (2013)

FILMS FROM "MANHWA" (Korean Comics):

Review: Priest (2011)

ANIME BASED ON MANGA:
Review:  Vampire Knight Volume 1 - DVD containing the first four episodes of "Vampire Knight" anime, Season One.


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