The Terminator was a predictive post-apocalyptic movie made just for me back in 1984. Terminator 2: Judgement Day arrived eight years later — an eternity by today’s sequel-itis standards — and did the impossible: it maintained the heart of the original, yet surpassed it in every way. A time travel story that honored its roots, but… Continue reading “Terminator: Dark Fate” review: No fate but what we make. Over. And over. And over again.
We take on the impossible task of reviewing a movie all about endings without spoiling it.
Chris writes 18 mini reviews for 18 mini episodes!
When Star Wars captured the box office in 1977, it seemed obvious that George Lucas intended Luke Skywalker to follow the hero’s journey. Plus, Luke had a lightsaber, and damn, that was cool! But wise-cracking, swashbuckling, screw-you-I’m-gonna-shoot-first-if-I-have-to Han Solo became the bad-boy we all wanted to be. He came for the cold hard cash: “Look,… Continue reading “Solo” Tells Us how Han Gets His Last Name and a Bunch of Other $h!t No One Cares About
Brian, Sam and Chris talk about the Avengers some more because, come on, it’s the Avengers.
Wow, I sure did want to like A Wrinkle in Time. On the surface it has everything going for it. Classic story, inclusive cast, big action, special effects bonanza, Hollywood darling-director Ava DuVernay, Captain Kirk, Reese Witherspoon AND Oprah. It also had a hundred and three million dollar price tag. How could it go wrong?… Continue reading A Wrinkle in Time sure is a Big Pile of Messy Laundry
Alex Garland explores ways to think and exist in his first two features.
Christopher Maher: Well, Sam, here we are again, back at another Marvel release despite swearing off the series forever after the disappointing Thor: Ragnarok. Thankfully I don’t think we’re going to end up dragging this one quite as much as that one. It is, unfortunately, still a Marvel movie so it exhibits a lot of… Continue reading Black Panther Attempts to Break the Marvel Mold, with Mixed Results
Rian Johnson delivers something new. Sam and Chris discuss.
Wowee – with Season 3 all wrapped up we take a look at the central conflict of Rick and Morty!