I am as big a champion of the villain’s story being told as you could hope to find. My academic research and vast collection of Evil Queen memorabilia can attest to this. It stands to reason then that the first standalone film for Batman’s greatest nemesis, The Joker, would be a thrilling prospect. Unfortunately, Joker…… Continue reading Film Review: The Joker
Michael Dougherty’s 2019 film Godzilla: King of the Monsters (GKOTM) is the much-anticipated sequel to Gareth Edwards’ 2014 film, Godzilla, and joins the Warner Bros’ MonsterVerse collection of films. GKOTM introduces three new monsters to the franchise, namely Rodan, Mothra and Gidora, which are well-known characters from the Toho kaiju universe. GKOTM engages the audience…… Continue reading Film Review: Godzilla 2019
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
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.
Bohemian Rhapsody is a song you’ve heard at least once. And when you did it was probably unlike anything you’d ever heard before. It’s a song that almost 40 years later is still one of the most influential and memorable songs of all time. It’s apt then that a film of Freddie Mercury and Queen’s…… Continue reading Film Review: Bohemian Rhapsody
If you’re fan of the fantastical TV series Once Upon A Time you’ll recognize several parallels to it in this film and you’ll more than likely have fun watching it too.
Hotel Artemis centers around a downtown hotel turned a members-only hospital for criminals and is set in 2028’s version of Los Angeles that is mangled by riots. In a movie-going world exceedingly saturated by sequels, prequels, and re-makes Iron Man 3’s Drew Pearce, as writer and director, has produced a film with a level of…… Continue reading Film Review: Hotel Artemis
Rampage is the type of film where you place your suspension of disbelief squarely at the door of the cinema in order to be transported into the world of this fun, fast-paced action adventure.