As a genuine outsider to the world of video games, it truly feels like I'm stepping into uncharted territory whenever a new video-game movie comes out. With that said, it's truly exciting getting to explore a new franchise through a whole new medium. Maybe it's just my luck but the adaptations I've seen have only … Continue reading Watching ‘Uncharted’ Despite Never Having Played The Games.
'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.
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.
It is December 15th, 2021 and it has been a few hours since I experienced 'Spider-Man: No Way Home'. Chances are I will publish this at a later date purely for chronological reasons but these are my actual first impressions of the movie without spoilers. There will be a spoiler extravaganza later on in the … Continue reading ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’: First Impressions! (NO SPOILERS)
Three years ago, I made the decision to watch 'A Star Is Born' over 'Venom' on their opening weekend. As I sat down to watch both 'Venom' movies this year, I realize I made the right choice. Three hours I will never get back, all for the satisfaction of being in the comic-book movie loop. … Continue reading ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’ Is Ultimately Non-Symbiotic.
Over the past few years, it has become progressively clearer to me that I prefer animation over live-action. Movies like 'Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse', 'Your Name' and the 'How To Train Your Dragon' franchise had a far longer impression on me than any live-action film, at least not since 'La La Land' which is the … Continue reading ‘The Mitchells vs The Machines’ Is a Goddamn Delight.
WARNING: THERE ARE SPOILERS IN THIS REVIEW! Spider-Man 3 is directed by Sam Raimi and it is the final movie in the Raimi Spider-Man trilogy. In this final installment, Peter battles his inner demons as a cosmic entity known as the symbiote attaches to him as a host and evokes negative emotions and action out … Continue reading Spider-Man 3 – Movie Review!
Spider-Man 2 is once again directed by Sam Raimi and it takes place two years after the events of the first movie. Peter is having a ridiculously hard time balancing his double-life as Peter Parker and Spider-Man. He eventually comes to a point where he has to choose between living a normal life or saving … Continue reading Spider-Man 2 – Movie Review!
Spider-Man is directed by Sam Raimi and it is the origin story of the web-slinging hero we all know and love. When shy student Peter Parker gets bitten by an enhanced spider, he gets super strength and he can basically do anything a spider can. In this movie we see him go through the … Continue reading Spider-Man – Movie Review!