Month: July 2017

Game of Thrones’ “The Queen’s Justice” – Getting to Know You, Getting to Know All About You

So, Cersei Lannister, huh? I know I should start off by talking about Dany and Jon’s long-awaited first meeting, and, trust me, I have thoughts about that. However, what these past two episodes have reminded […]

Box Office: Is Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets a Noble Failure? Or Just a Failure-Failure?

This article acts as both my box office report about and film review of Valerian. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is a failure, but is it a noble one whose ambition should […]

Film Review: The Disappointing, Confusing, But Wildly Entertaining Atomic Blonde

I’ve been trying to figure out how to start this review for a couple of hours now, struggling to hone in on just what it is about Atomic Blonde I didn’t like while also making sure […]

Will Smith Partially Nailed Why Hollywood Struggles to Create New Movie Stars These Days

It no longer qualifies as great insight to say that intellectual property (IP if you’re nasty) has replaced the movie star in the Hollywood ecosystem. The ongoing labor dispute between actors and producers was lost […]

This Quote From a Transformers Producer is Everything That’s Wrong (Yet Maybe Right) with Hollywood’s Current Franchise Strategy

This is the summer of failure at the box office for Hollywood. No, wait. That was last summer. Or was it the summer before that? Hold on. When did we have the summer that was […]

Film Review: The Emoji Movie Is a Giant, Steaming Pile of [Poop Emoji]

The plot of Sony’s The Emoji Movie basically boils down to sentient emojis from within an iPhone working together to convince the phone’s owner, a tween boy, to use the perfect emoji to communicate his […]

The Potential Timely Commentary of Ready Player One

“It’s the only place that feels like I mean anything. A world where the limits of reality are your imagination.” These are the words uttered by the male protagonist in the much-hyped Ready Player One trailer […]

Dunkirk Review – The Waiting is the Hardest Part

I don’t know how to write about Dunkirk. I don’t remember any of the characters’ names, that is if I ever even caught their name to begin with. In fact, I actually struggled to tell […]

Game of Thrones “Stormborn”: Evil Finds a Way

Reminder that my Game of Thrones fandom is as follows: Haven’t read the books. Prefer to just let the show happen and then react. The good guys can still lose. That might seem horribly naive […]

Marvel Studios at Comic-Con: Highlights From Thor: Ragnarok, Captain Marvel, Ant-Man and The Wasp

Let’s not waste time on pleasantries. It’s San Diego Comic-Con. Hall H. Marvel Studios panel. Go. Thor: Ragnarok The big news: Hela isn’t the only villain in the movie (hello, Surtur, you big ole fiery demon), […]