“2001 meets Robocop meets The Crow meets Blade Runner meets Her meets Death Wish meets Minority Report. And that’s a major compliment.” That’s how Florida Project director Sean Baker described Upgrade in his Letterboxd review. […]
Film Review: Adrift Could Have Been a Simple Tale of Survival. Instead, It’s a Love Story & I Ate It Up.
It’s just you, a damaged boat with quickly dwindling supplies, and the unending vastness of the ocean. Good luck. That’s the feel-good hook of Shailene Woodley’s new survival thriller Adrift, a loose adaptation of Tami […]
Jeffrey Tambor and his newly revealed history of on-set misconduct is a social media lightning rod right now. It might keep you from watching the new season of Arrested Development, which was filmed before his […]
Somebody said something bad on Twitter and got punished for it. I’m still letting that sink in. Roseanne Barr cracked a truly awful joke and hours later her show was canceled, wiping out the jobs […]
Disney Suddenly Realizes Releasing Solo 5 Months After Last Jedi Was a Bad Idea. They Couldn’t Have Figured That Out Sooner?
“We have a lot of work to do in trying to understand this. We are all over it and will spend a lot of time digging into why things happened the way they did in […]
Let me be the first to say the following about Solo: A Star Wars Story’s box office: I’ve got a bad feeling about this. Ah, classic movie quote. [Leaves to check the rest of the […]
This is a spoiler-lite review, meaning I discuss the basic shape of the plot but none of the twists or big surprises. Here are we in a pop culture landscape increasingly dominated by old ideas, […]
Wakanda forever, Black Panther. Hey Infinity War, I’m still not feeling so good. Hah. Storyline reference. Deadpool 2. Meta! Fridging! Jokes! Crazy marketing! Oh, what about that post credits-scene! Amiright? Good times. As Ron Burgundy […]
The problem with having a self-aware central character who regularly points out the artifice of his own reality is that it creates a certain set of expectations. Like, for example, if your movie starts with […]
October 30, 2012, a date that will live in nerd infamy. That is the day Star Wars lost its original author. Everything Star Wars-related before that had to go through one man: George Lucas. After, […]