Hello everyone, and welcome back for another movie review! For many of you, this is probably the movie event of the year. As is tradition:
WARNING: Spoilers ahead. If that’s a problem for you, do not click into this post.
Seen it already or don’t care about being spoiled? Well then go ahead on in.
Continue reading The Avengers: Infinity War – The Strengths and Pitfalls of Comic Book Continuity on Film
It happened to the musical, the Western, and even zombie movies. Will superhero movies be next?
Hello all and welcome back. Franchises like the Marvel Cinematic Universe and X-Men have dominated U.S. cinemas for the better part of a decade. Even before that in the 2000s, some of the most critically acclaimed big-budget films were comic book thrillers like Watchmen, the Spider-Man trilogy, Christopher Nolan’s Batman, and the first X-Men and Wolverine films.
Continue reading Are Superhero Movies About to Crash?
The moment the world seems to have been waiting for is finally upon us: Ready Player One has been adapted into a movie. And with Spielberg at the helm, it can’t fail, right? Click to read on.
Continue reading Ready Player One Proves Spielberg Still Has a Trick or Two Up His Sleeve
Hello all and welcome to the second week in a row of movie reviews! Today we’re going to look at the sequel to Guillermo del Toro’s tribute to mecha anime, Pacific Rim: Uprising. The first film teased a sequel in its final act, when the main character of that film almost ended up getting trapped in the monstrous Kaiju’s home dimension. Does Uprising clear the inevitable sequel bar? Read on and find out with me.
Continue reading Pacific Rim: Uprising Doesn’t Capture the Old Magic
Here we go again! In the latest iteration of the archaeology-action romp, Alicia Vikander steps into the role of Lara Croft, on her first expedition much like in the 2013 reboot of the game series. Much like that game, Lara is on a journey to Yamatai, a fictional island in Japan, where the formidable Queen of Yamatai, Himiko, is said to have reigned supreme in ages past. There’s a storm on the way there, the ship wrecks, Lara gets captured and has to escape using her survival skills, you get the idea.
Continue reading A New Generation, a New Tomb Raider
Hello everybody, and welcome to another review! Rather than standing on ceremony, let’s jump right in.
WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD
Continue reading Mute is Tone Deaf, Dumb, and Blind to Its Own Strengths