Category: Films

Joker

How do you write about a movie like Joker? It’s the origin story of an iconic comic book character but is nothing like the recent deluge of comic book films that saturate our viewing...

Men In Black International

Men In Black International suffers from a common ailment found in many Hollywood films, the “they employed the wrong fucking director” curse can sink a perfectly good premise for a film, and rebooting the...

X-Men: Dark Phoenix

Visually and musically X-Men: Dark Phoenix is impressive, and to be honest it is one of the better X-Men films, but we all know that doesn’t mean much. It’s obviously the story of Jean...

Godzilla: King of the Monsters

The thing to remember if you’re thinking of going to see Godzilla: King of the Monsters is that is a fucking monster fight movie, so don’t go in expecting a perfectly acted serious film....

Rocketman

It’s not really a spoiler if you’re writing about a film based on a true story, is it? I mean it wouldn’t have been a spoiler to tell people who when to see Bohemian...

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

Keanu Reeves returns once again to his role of John Wick, this time continuing right from where the last film left off. Wick has been made excommunicado and has a fourteen million dollar bounty...

Hellboy

Back in 2004 Guillermo del Toro and Ron Perlman breathed cinematic life into the comic book anti-hero, and it was awesome. Awesome enough to spawn the 2008 sequel but apparently not awesome enough to...

Shazam!

Wam Bam Shazam…! Cheesy? Childish?? Fun??? Shazam is a mashup that entertains those too young for Deadpool, kids at heart like BIG, all the feels of Power Rangers, and those that can look past...

Pet Sematary

I don’t find a lot of horror films to be scary and Pet Sematary isn’t an exception. Sure, a lot of people are going to find it scary, but for me, it was a...

If Beale Street Could Talk

A lyrical blend of tenderness and tragedy, Barry Jenkins screen adaptation of James Baldwin’s 1974 novel If Beale Street Could Talk envelopes the viewer within its finely measured cadence. This deliberate pacing has the...