Tag Archives: Marvel Studios

Film Surf Report: Super Hero Franchises Save Us From The Autumn Of Our Discontent …

Santa Monica, CA — With the Dog Days of Summer comes a bit of a lull in big super hero franchise films, so let’s enjoy the respite and look forward to the months (and years) ahead, shall we? Interestingly, DC Comics … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Super Heroes, Are We Done Yet? (Answer: No, So Stop Asking!)

Santa Monica, CA — Are we there, yet? Are we done with the Super Hero shows? No? Well, I have a suggestion and a few thoughts, and maybe, a List. Meanwhile, I just can’t keep up anymore. There are so … Continue reading

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Surf Report: California Dreamin’ On A Winter’s Day – Series To Binge, Books To Revisit, and Photos for That Inevitable Surf Memoir

Santa Monica, CA — I never realized just how much writing I did at my local coffee shop on Main Street, which has been closed for two months, and that’s exactly how long it’s been since my last Post.  Yikes. … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Praise Be! Hollywood Continues to Adapt Books, Graphic Novels and Podcasts

Santa Monica, CA — Oh, we never take the book, a high-profile literary agent told me recently in a meeting about shopping best-selling books and their prospective TV adaptations. This year, Hulu hit a creative home run (and marketing tool for … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Pilot Season – The Good. The Bad. The You Know What.

Santa Monica, CA — Seems the networks and streaming services are not quite done with Super Heroes, are sticking with struggling new series longer, and are ordering more and more pilots with some sort of built-in marketability (i.e., re-makes or spin-offs). FX … Continue reading

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Film Surf Report: Wonder Woman 2 Rescues Audiences with Super Hero Fatigue — 59 Super Movies Thru 2021

Santa Monica, CA — Help Us, Diana, You Are Our Only Hope! Save us from The Joker Origin Story that Warner Bros. and DC Comics want Martin Scorcese to direct. Save us from The Conjuring Universe of films. Save us! Also, … Continue reading

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Film Surf Report: Suddenly, Everyone Is Fighting! Super Heroes Work Out Their Issues

Santa Monica, CA — The theme of the year for Super Hero Franchise Films is Conflict. Batman is going up against Superman.  Captain America and Iron Man seem to be at war.  The X-Men are at it again, but this … Continue reading

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