It is quite unfortunate that one of the year's best blockbusters did not get a theatrical release, even more so when it is unanimously hailed as the best movie in its franchise since the original. After a rocky number of sequels and even failure in a crossover franchise, the 'Predator' franchise tried returning to the … Continue reading ‘Prey’: A Highly Satisfying Primal Brawl.
After a hot streak of projects, Ryan Gosling likes to take a break from acting. During this time, he carefully chooses his next projects and comes out of this hibernation with another string of undeniably compelling decisions. After starring in 'La La Land', 'First Man', 'Blade Runner 2049' and 'The Nice Guys', four projects which … Continue reading ‘The Gray Man’ May Be Unwatchable But It Has Ryan Gosling So I Watched It Anyways. (RANT)
When it comes to musical biopics, I'm in the minority that believes that they are fun and should be made. I love learning a lot about iconic music legends and reintroducing them to the world further breathes life into their legacies. Even if I wasn't the biggest fan of 'Bohemian Rhapsody' a couple of years … Continue reading The ‘Elvis’ Movie Is Uniquely Insane.
One of the surprising hits of 2022 has been Scott Derrickson's 'The Black Phone' a new Blumhouse horror flick based on the short story with the same name written by Joe Hill. It follows Finney, a young teen who has been abducted by a serial child killer titled 'The Grabber'. Once he wakes up in … Continue reading ‘The Black Phone’ Could’ve Been Better.
Now I know, I preach about the theatrical experience and support your local theatres but I just couldn't muster up the energy to pay to see this final Jurassic entry and waste two and a half hours of my life... so I decided to do that at home! Considering how behind I currently am on … Continue reading ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’: A Vapidly Entertaining Disaster.
There is only one thing certain in life and that is death. That's what I've heard all my life and it is what I will continue to hear till that constant arrives. However, I would argue that there is another constant, something that contrasts the finality of death and challenges us and that is art. … Continue reading ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’: A Three-Part Review.
What dawned on me while watching Matt Reeves' 'The Batman' is how we are experiencing a resurgence of proper high-quality blockbusters. Movies like 'Dune', 'Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse' and 'Mad Max: Fury Road' have all left an imprint on both Hollywood and pop culture. They evaded the rushing wave of disremembrance because they provided something … Continue reading ‘The Batman’ Is An Invigorating Explosion Of Style and Substance.