The iconic web-head has been spinning webs and fighting crime on the big-screen for decades at this point yet through the release of 'Spider-Man: No Way Home', it's as if the entire world has fallen in love with this character all over again. Spider-Man's emotional resonance has always defined the character, it's why we love … Continue reading How ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Solidifies Grief As A Crucial Element In Spidey’s Ethos.
In a time where Spider-Man is at his most saturated with multiple versions taking up the mantle all at once, it's a genuine treat to look back on past iterations and examine them through a new lens. With 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' and especially 'Spider-Man: No Way Home', grief seems to be a central theme … Continue reading ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Perfectly Encapsulates Peter Parker’s Tragedy.
As she steps into the black-and-white sheen of the sitcom she had just created, Wanda Maximoff enters a world of ignorant bliss, free from the cruel pain the real world had to offer her. A sense of unknowing relief washes over her as she meets with her true lover, Vision. Her soul broken down with … Continue reading How ‘WandaVision’ Explores Identity In The Face of Grief.
As the inevitable sequel to the cultural phenomenon that put Disney back at the top, 'Frozen II' had a lot of marks to check. Not only did it have to match up to the reputation of it's predecessor, critically and financially but it also had to grow with it's audience. This November 19th, the first … Continue reading Why “Frozen II” Is Disney’s Most Fascinating Project.
Whenever a movie like 'After We Collided' comes out, it's incredibly easy to look at it and dismiss it as another crappy teen romance and move on with your day. The thing is, if they were just harmless guilty pleasures then there wouldn't be a problem. Unfortunately the idea of being a mature movie for … Continue reading ‘After We Collided’ Is Dangerously Irresponsibile and Toxic.
Remember Tangled? That wonderful animated Disney classic about Rapunzel that came out ten years ago? Chances are you do and that you enjoyed it. Ever wondered what happens to Rapunzel and Eugene? Yeah me too. If only there was some sort of continuation which delved into new adventures and explored their characters more, right? Oh, wait, there … Continue reading ‘Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure’ is the Perfect ‘Tangled’ Sequel.