Philip Pirrello

Contributing Writer

Articles By Philip Pirrello

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The 11 Best Comic Book Movie Sequels, Ranked

Mon, May 9th, 2016 | Category: Film

From "Captain America: Civil War" to "Blade II" to "Batman Returns," we choose the best big-screen superhero sequels.

5 Times Captain America Was Your Favorite Avenger

Tue, May 3rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Film

As Cap prepares to battles Iron Man in "Captain America: Civil War," CBR remembers the way's he's proven to be Marvel's MVP.

8 Marvel Movie Fights That Kicked All the Ass

Sat, April 30th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Film

With the upcoming "Civil War" adding to the tradition of amazing Marvel Cinematic Universe, CBR rounds up the best of Marvel's movie smackdowns.

From "Batman '66" to "Dark Knight Rises": Every Batman Movie, Ranked

Fri, March 25th, 2016 | Category: Film

West, Keaton Kilmer, Clooney, Bale -- we've ranked and filed Batman's best theatrical adventures from the past 50 years.

REVIEW: "Mad Max: Fury Road" is Even Better, Crazier Than Trailers Promise

Mon, May 11th, 2015 | Category: Film

George Miller’s return to the franchise is not only a master class in pure visual cinema, it’s also one of the best films of this - or any - year.

10 "X-Files" Episodes That Still Scare the Crap Out of Us

Mon, May 11th, 2015 | Category: TV

From devil-worshipping teachers to Eugene Tooms, revisit some of Mulder and Scully's most frightening cases before they return to Fox in 2016.

10 Most Kick-Ass Moments in "Avengers: Age of Ultron"

Mon, May 4th, 2015 | Category: Film

Joss Whedon's second Avengers movie is full of awesome moments featuring Marvel's heroes, but these are the ones that will make you want to watch it again.

From "Avengers: Age of Ultron" to "Jurassic World": The Summer Blockbusters You Need to See

Sun, April 19th, 2015 | Category: Film

Iron Man, Chris Pratt and Tom Cruise headline one of the biggest movie summers ever. Here's your guide to the films you need to watch at least twice

Batman's 9 Worst Decisions: From "Batman Begins" to "The Dark Knight Rises"

Sun, April 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Film

The Dark Knight may be the hero we need and deserve, but even he makes some bonehead moves. Check out this list of his best (worst) face-palms.

REVIEW: "Furious 7" Suffers From Too Much Plot, Not Enough Rock

Thu, April 2nd, 2015 | Category: Film

Paul Walkers final film boasts some terrific stunts, but misfires with a frequently frustrating plot that's stuck in neutral.

Why The Russos Are The Best Thing to Happen to the MCU Since Joss Whedon

Mon, March 30th, 2015 | Category: Film

The directors of "Captain America: Winter Soldier" are the perfect choice to fill Joss Whedon's shoes and helm Marvel's "Avengers: Infinity War" films.

9 Hottest Post-"Avengers: Age Of Ultron" Comic Book Movies

Mon, March 23rd, 2015 | Category: TV

From "Captain America: Civil War" to "Batman v Superman," Marvel and DC have slates jam-packed with "cant miss" films -- especially these potential epics.

"Captain America: Civil War" - Everything You Need to Know... So Far

Mon, March 16th, 2015 | Category: Film

As Cap, Iron Man and more Avengers prepare to enlist for Marvel's next movie event, CBR has your primer on Summer 2016's most anticipated blockbuster.

5 Reasons Wolverine Needs to Join Marvel's Cinematic Universe

Sun, March 8th, 2015 | Category: TV, Film

If Spider-Man can swing from Sony over to Marvel, can Wolverine join him as part of the MCU alongside the Avengers and other heroes?

Review: "Chappie" Is a Mess of Bad Wiring, Terrible Storytelling

Fri, March 6th, 2015 | Category: TV, Film

Director Neill Blomkamp's sentient robot tale looks beautiful, but the story shows little logic and possesses even less soul.

Remembering Leonard Nimoy: Spock's 6 Greatest "Star Trek" Movie Moments

Mon, March 2nd, 2015 | Category: TV, Film

As a tribute to Leonard Nimoy, who passed away Friday at age 83, it seems only logical to revisit his best big-screen moments as the beloved Vulcan.

REVIEW: Will Smith, Margot Robbie are the Best Thing About "Focus"

Fri, February 27th, 2015 | Category: TV, Film

An insane amount of chemistry between the two leads, and a really clever dialogue, elevate this piece of good-not-great matinee entertainment.

ICYMI: The Most Disappointing Comic Book Movie Sequels of the Last 10 Years

Sun, February 15th, 2015 | Category: TV, Film

WIth Spider-Man's movie future changing direction following a disappointing sequel, CBR looks back at some sequel stinkers from the past decade.

"The Amazing Spider-Man": How Sony Lost its Way with Marvel's Biggest Hero

Sun, February 15th, 2015 | Category: TV, Film

As Marvel Studios swoops in to save the webslinger, SPINOFF takes a look at the main reasons he needed rescuing in the first place.

"Star Trek 3" and More Threequels That Had a Hard Time Getting Made

Fri, February 13th, 2015 | Category: TV, Film

The third "Trek" movie isn't the first to suffer production woes. From "Alien 3" to "Ghostbusters 3," check out some other notable troubled sequels.