TV Review: Happy! Is a Debased Holiday Treat

SyFy, like every other network, is perpetually on the hunt for ways to stand out in the age of Peak TV. As the competing networks behind shows like Preacher, American Horror Story, American Gods and […]

The Part of the Bryan Singer-Bohemian Rhapsody Story I Want to Know More About

A little over a year from now, we’ll all have a chance to see a new Bryan Singer movie called Bohemian Rhapsody. It’s biopic about the band Queen, likely with a heavy emphasis on Freddy […]

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’s Plot Sounds Silly, But What Else Did We Expect?

So, here’s what Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is going to be about, according to EW: “Claire’s founded an organization, Dinosaur Protection Group, and they’re finding a way to get these dinosaurs off the island,” Bryce […]

Top Five Pixar Cries

I’m not a cryer at movies. I’ve sat, eyes completely unwatery, through countless movies known to make people collapse into emotional wrecks. I’m always able to keep a sense of emotional detachment. Except for Pixar […]

Quentin Tarantino. Star Trek. Quentin Tarantino. Star Trek. Tarantino. Trek. Nope. They Just Don’t Go Together.

Quentin Tarantino…well, just read Deadline’s blockquote: Here was my insta-reaction on Twitter last night: Tarantino is partnering with Abrams on a new Star Trek movie? In any other year, I'd call bullshit, but, hey, it's […]

Box Office: How Does Coco Compare to Disney/Pixar’s Prior Thanksgiving Releases?

I know Coco’s a box office hit, mostly because the headlines keep telling me it is: But exactly how big of a hit are we talking here? It grossed $50 million domestic over Thanksgiving weekend, […]

Ranking Pixar’s Movies, Post-Coco

Pixar, as a trustworthy brand, isn’t quite what it used to be mostly because the animation powerhouse’s early years set the bar so high that anything less than a masterpiece from them registers as a […]

Is It Wrong That I’m Not Offended By The Punisher Yet? – A Binge-Viewing Update

Prior to October 1, the biggest concern I had about The Punisher was whether or not a taciturn, brooding supporting character who was introduced as a dramatic foil to Daredevil could truly support his own […]

The Orville Falls a Bit Flat in “New Dimensions”

Let’s talk about this shot in “New Dimensions”: That’s Kelly reacting to Ed kissing her on the cheek at the end of a long-delayed apology. See, this is the episode where he finally learns what […]

Film Review: Lady Bird Joins the Recent, Celebrated Run of Female-Directed Coming-of-Age Stories

The following headlines are the best AND worst thing that could have happened to Greta Gerwig’s wonderful directorial debut Lady Bird: Yes, as of right now Lady Bird is the best-reviewed movie in Rotten Tomatoes […]