Deadpool

Well, that was so much better than I expected. The latest Marvel movie to hit theaters is Deadpool, from the Sony pictures slate that has included mostly lackluster X-Men movies, diminishing returns on Spider-Man, and Fantastic Four flicks that have ranged from not–good to last...

Serenity

Rating: **** Director: Joss Whedon Starring: Nathan Fillion, Summer Glau, Gina Torres, Adam Baldwin, Jewel Staite, Morena Baccarin, Ron Glass, Sean Maher, Adam Tudyk, Chiwetel Ejiofor Review: Like Firefly, the failed-until-DVD TV series that spawned it, Serenity is destined to find its success in the home market rather than in theaters. The TV show got shafted by Fox, but found enough popularity (rabid, vocal, online popularity) to motivate Universal to greenlight a big-screen version. The film, shot on a shoestring budget, was a disappointment at the box office. But even before its release on Tuesday, the DVD for Serenity was scoring high...