Seeing Sonic The Hedgehog share the big screen with his brightly-coloured pals Tails and Knuckles, ready to fight against the maniacal Eggman played by Jim Carrey sounds like a dream come true and for better or worse, 'Sonic The Hedgehog 2' absolutely delivers. The problem, as there usually is one residing in these video-game adaptations, … Continue reading ‘Sonic The Hedgehog 2’ Is Bigger, Brighter and A Bit Much.
With their debut album 'Nothing Happens', indie rock band Wallows helped ease the phase from my teenage years into adulthood. The coming-of-age narrative now continues with their second album, 'Tell Me That It's Over' which explores the trials and tribulations of love in the early years of adulthood. In a time when life has seemingly … Continue reading Wallows: Tell Me That It’s Over | REVIEW & Song Ranking!
Is May 2022 literally starting this week? Yes, yes it is but goddamn it, I wanna talk about these movies and because of the chronological aesthetic that I want to uphold, this is going up now. I've wanted to review these movies separately and give them their own reviews but it's really not realistic so … Continue reading march ’22 roundup: ‘Fresh’, ‘X’ and ‘The Adam Project’.
We may not be in 2002 anymore but the new 'Spider-Man' movie just dominated the box-office and Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck have just gotten engaged again so we're close enough. In those twenty years, however, pop culture hasn't really changed all that much, it has only adapted to the ever-changing times. What's interesting though, … Continue reading ‘Turning Red’ Is Certified Pixar Awesome Sauce.
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.
If the second season of HBO's hit show 'Euphoria' has achieved anything during its run, it's that for those eight Sundays, everyone was glued to their screens. In fact, the interest in this show only went up with each episode as the finale drew over 6.6 million viewers across all HBO platforms and honestly, I … Continue reading The Wildly Entertaining, Unrestrained Mess That Is ‘Euphoria’ Season 2.
With the record-shattering hit single, 'Blinding Lights' released on the 29th of November 2019, The Weeknd reintroduced himself as the king of synth-pop. Through his hit album 'After Hours', he took the world over by storm with hits that dominated the radio and became instant classics. The impressive era lasted two years ending with the … Continue reading The Weeknd: Dawn FM | REVIEW & Song Ranking!
It's safe to say that we are entering a new phase of the slasher sub-genre as the new 'Scream' was released a couple months after the new 'Halloween' and a month before the new 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre'. While horror has taken quite the artistic direction in the late 2010s with what is now considered elevated … Continue reading Is ‘SCREAM’ (2022) The Requel We’ve Been Waiting For?
'Hotel Transylvania' isn't the number one result in anyone's mind when the concept of an animated franchise comes to mind. It is by far and away the most ridiculous and surprisingly expansive franchise to ever exist. Does it sell toys? Not at all. Are the movies financially profitable? Weirdly enough, yes but they ended up … Continue reading watching ‘Hotel Transylvania: Transformania’ so you don’t have to.
To re-enter 'The Matrix', 19 years after the original trilogy ended doesn't sound all that surprising nowadays, considering everything else is getting resurrected. The idea of the legacy sequel sounds superficial, using nostalgia to bait movie-goers to get a nice looking box-office result, that being said, when it works, it works like magic. With 'Star … Continue reading ‘The Matrix: Resurrections’ Review: Neo and Trinity Redux! The Matrix? Not So Much.