Month: July 2017

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), […]

My Thoughts on Iron Fist Season 2 & The Defenders Trailer

Netflix cancels shows now. It’s kind of a big deal. They didn’t used to, but when you’re spending billions on original programming and making back mere millions you’re going to have to start pulling the […]

Ben Affleck’s Batman To Be Re-Cast or Written Out of the DCEU. He Never Should Have Accepted the Part in the First Place.

Ben Affleck has been sending SOS signals with his eyes pretty much from the moment he agreed to become WB’s new Batman, and his professional and personal life have fallen apart ever since, effectively erasing the […]

Film Review: The Heartwarming Authenticity of The Big Sick

There’s a name at the top of The Big Sick poster which isn’t getting as much press as you’d expect: Producer Judd Apatow. This largely autobiographical film is being regarded as Silicon Valley co-star Kumail […]

Film Review: War for the Planet of the Apes & How Small-Minded I’ve Been to Resist This Franchise For This Long

With the arrival of yet another sequel to a long-running franchise, in this case the surprisingly powerful War for the Planet of the Apes, it’s time for a game of “How many of these movies […]

Do You Know Anyone Who Has Watched Even a Single Episode of Ballers or Ray Donovan?

So, I open up Entertainment Weekly‘s big Comic-Con issue this morning, and what do I almost immediately see? A full-page ad for Ballers, Dwayne Johnson’s Entourage-lite dramedy which returns for its third season this Sunday, […]

My Game of Thrones Confession & Thoughts on the Season 7 Premiere “Dragonstone”

I have a confession and apology to make to everyone I know: I have not been as excited about the return of Game of Thrones as I’ve let on. I know, I know. If I […]

Box Office Ruh-Oh?: Spider-Man: Homecoming On Pace To Be Just as Front-Loaded as Amazing Spider-Man 2 & Spider-Man 3

This weekend’s box office was supposed to be the heavyweight match between Spider-Man: Homecoming and War of the Planet of the Apes, with the latter serving as the underdog in this scenario. Could War, even with […]

R.I.P. George Romero

George Romero is dead. He was 77. Let that sink in because this news sucks. Romero started making amateur movies when he was just 14, and after he went to college in Pittsburg he ended […]