The appeal of a comic-book movie is or used to be the fact that it presented these very grounded, human stories with the use of fantastical elements and epic science-fiction to explore those emotions on a much larger scale. Somewhere along the way, it seems that Hollywood has forgotten how to reinject humanity into these … Continue reading ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Is A Triumphant and Devastating Exploration of Grief and Legacy.
‘Black Adam’: A Soulless, Rehashed and Disastrous Comic-Book Flick.
It seems that no matter what is going on over at Warner Bros. and the DC Extended Universe, I always try and give them the benefit of the doubt. I am not going to come on here and say that their entire modern library of DC films are horrible, unwatchable trash. In fact, they've made … Continue reading ‘Black Adam’: A Soulless, Rehashed and Disastrous Comic-Book Flick.
‘She-Hulk: Attorney At Law’ Is Top Tier MCU Content, DEAL WITH IT!
I can already see the mob of bigots coming for me after reading the title of this review but I have to say it, after the exhausting rollercoaster that is Phase 4 of the MCU, it felt particularly nice to have a show that I could count on every week to make me laugh and … Continue reading ‘She-Hulk: Attorney At Law’ Is Top Tier MCU Content, DEAL WITH IT!
‘Ms. Marvel’: A Cosmic Venture Full of Heart (and Inconsistencies).
Being an MCU fan means getting excited for a project that looks unique and different from the others only to watch it and slowly realize it's diluting to the same thing you've seen ten other times last year and the year before that. 'Ms. Marvel' is now the latest superhero to join this ever-growing cast … Continue reading ‘Ms. Marvel’: A Cosmic Venture Full of Heart (and Inconsistencies).
‘Thor: Love and Thunder’: A Colossal Waste Of Time.
At this moment in time, the MCU is in shambles, the fatigue is quite real and when the output of content surpasses the output of quality is which is severely lacking, the fans get rightfully fed up. In fact, I didn't even bother watching this one in theatres and waited till it became available on … Continue reading ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’: A Colossal Waste Of Time.
Sam Raimi’s Dark and Mystical Multiversal Horror Flick and The New ‘Doctor Strange’ Movie.
In almost all aspects related to the Marvel Cinematic Multiverse, 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness' fails to serve the episodic nature we've grown so accustomed to. Fan-favourites Doctor Strange, Wong and Wanda Maximoff return to either repeat character arcs or go through little to no development in a movie that doesn't really care … Continue reading Sam Raimi’s Dark and Mystical Multiversal Horror Flick and The New ‘Doctor Strange’ Movie.
‘Moon Knight’ and It’s Godly Showcase Of Oscar Isaac’s Talent.
With a new year comes a new hero to the ever-growing cast of characters that inhabit the Marvel Cinematic Universe. While the 2021 Marvel Disney+ shows offered a retrospective insight into characters we were already familiar with, 2022 promises a completely new slew of characters, the first being the mysterious Moon Knight who was as … Continue reading ‘Moon Knight’ and It’s Godly Showcase Of Oscar Isaac’s Talent.
‘The Batman’ Is An Invigorating Explosion Of Style and Substance.
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.
How ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Solidifies Grief As A Crucial Element In Spidey’s Ethos.
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.
‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Perfectly Encapsulates Peter Parker’s Tragedy.
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.