The Marvelous Rejects – The Punisher (2004)

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[The Marvelous Rejects is a series of articles that look at film projects based on Marvel properties that were not considered a success from a financial and/or artistic perspective.]

The Punisher was released in 2004 with limited praise from critics and without exactly doing gangbusters at the domestic nor the worldwide box office.  It’s available to stream on Netflix at the moment.

What is wrong with this movie?

(In short: everything.) Continue reading The Marvelous Rejects – The Punisher (2004)

Seven Questions After Watching Season 1 of Daredevil

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[Note: All articles on The Reel World contain major spoilers for its main topic.]

Daredevil was the first show to debut in the promising Marvel/Netflix partnership that already has plans for four more shows. Season 1 of Daredevil has been a critical success, and it has opened up limitless possibilities/expectations for the Marvel Television Universe. Overall, I came to adore the show, and it is probably a lock for my Top Ten of 2015 list. As with any good piece of art, I left it with many questions and thoughts about what it could have done and where it will be going. Here are seven of those questions.

1: Why does Marvel still have a black men problem?

Continue reading Seven Questions After Watching Season 1 of Daredevil