Often times we look for deeper meaning in films. What is the philosophical significance of it and what impact will it have on you as a person. But not all films are made to evoke such thought-provoking examinations. Some, like The Hustle, are simply a bit of escapism wrapped up in an honest-to-goodness comedy. There…… Continue reading Film Review: The Hustle
Avengers: Endgame has ensured that a ten year journey has come to an end with a film so emotive and impactful that it will be spoken about, in reverence, for some time to come.
Of late there is no denying that Marvel has been killing it. Thor: Ragnarok and Avengers: Infinity War were rightfully well received and celebrated for just how astoundingly good comic book films can be when they are done right. Heck, Black Panther picked up three Oscars and simultaneously sparked powerful discussions on societal issues and…… Continue reading Film Review: Captain Marvel
As the crown jewel in Disney’s crown Mary Poppins a classic of note. Fifty-four years later she returned with the release, late last year, of Mary Poppins Returns. With the incandescent Emily Blunt in the starring role the film is utterly charming in every way. Read the review here. It goes without saying that Funko…… Continue reading Funko Pop Review: Mary Poppins Returns
Glass is the final part of M. Night Shyamalan’s “superhero” trilogy and was preceeded by 2016’s Split and 2000 Unbreakable. The central plot revolves around three “ordinary” men who each believe they have special abilities thus making them superheroes.
In no particular order, and from no specific genre, here are five performances that stood out in 2018.
As Bert bid Mary Poppins “farewell for now” there would have been many over the ensuing decades that wished for the return of the mercurial nanny. Some fifty-four years later that wish has been granted with Rob Marshall’s Mary Poppins Returns. From the first moment there was an inkling that the famed nanny could be…… Continue reading Film Review: Mary Poppins Returns