The Lego Movie 2 Hits a Lot of Good but Familiar Beats

The Lego Movie 2 more or less rises to the challenges it has set up for itself.

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse goes where no superhero film has gone before

WARNING: Light spoilers ahead BRIAN RUSSELL: Hey there Sam! Certainly you know this, and most regular readers of the blog will also be aware, I am a comic book fan from way back, and waited my entire life for the modern age of digital effects to make the  superhero’s of my childhood look so realistic… Continue reading Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse goes where no superhero film has gone before

Venom could have been better by being worse

Venom was a movie that I had absolutely zero interest in seeing. Aside from a shockingly good cast there was no reason to expect anything from it. I rolled my eyes with everyone else at the trailer. Surely a mediocre shart that I didn’t need to see. But as the “mixed-to-negative” reactions started rolling in… Continue reading Venom could have been better by being worse

In the Future, TV Shows Will Never End

In a media landscape where TV shows are revived as quickly as they are canceled, are we looking at a world where TV shows never end?