- Aug 19, 2003
- Reaction score
Captain Marvel is pretty good but a tad overlong. The cat was the real star. Had a nice pint of Moretti afterwards. Review to follow.
Well, the urban myth's name must have come from somewhere, though I suspect it was a word with magical meaning (like abracadabra) from before the comic was written, and used as a generic title because it sounded kind of like goofy sorcery.
Nope ... The origin of the word 'Shazam' is attributed to the Captain Marvel comic books, circa 1940.Well, the urban myth's name must have come from somewhere, though I suspect it was a word with magical meaning (like abracadabra) from before the comic was written, and used as a generic title because it sounded kind of like goofy sorcery.
https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shazamHistory and Etymology for shazam
incantation used by the comic-strip hero Captain Marvel, from Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles, and Mercury, on whom he called.
https://www.etymonline.com/word/shazaminvented word from "Captain Marvel" comics, 1940.
I see. It does sound onomatopoeic for a lightning strike. But what about zim sala bim?
I really enjoyed it and didn’t have to pee so missed nothing lol.Just back from Endgame, good fun, ties up the the various threads running through the current sequence of Marvel films, and gives some characters a good send off. A nice balance between character pieces, comedy and some spectacular actions sequences. The plot isn't the most linear and obvious one you might be expecting. Only just out so, can't really say much more without spoilers.
P.S. It doesn't feel like a 3 hour plus movie, and in a good way.
Here ya go ...Could we start a Endgame thread with a spoiler warning? I do want to talk about it.
"Morbius the Living Vampire" (no, I'm not sure what that means) is an old Marvel property. He pops up from time to time. Maybe the rights were tied up with Blade.My sister tells me 'they' were filming Marvels Morbius in her local park down London way, this week. starring jared leto and dr whos matt smith.
from imdb it seems to be a vampire hero thing.
they also filmed Good Omens in the same park last year which still hasn't been on telly yet.