Upgrade Movie Review: a Brutal and Bad-Ass Vision of the Future

I can't stop thinking about Upgrade. It is embedded into my mind like STEM is embedded into Upgrade's protagonist. STEM allows a man, (who I call Tom Hardy-ish) who was paralyzed in an attack from a high-tech gang that killed his wife, to walk again. It soon becomes sentient and helps Tom Hardy-ish find his … Continue reading Upgrade Movie Review: a Brutal and Bad-Ass Vision of the Future

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is the best superhero movie of all time. Here’s why.

When the amazing first trailer for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse came out, there was no doubt in my mind that we were in for something special. The art style was striking, the original music was banging, and the main character was finally Miles Morales! I was instantly in love. Some people were a little more … Continue reading Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is the best superhero movie of all time. Here’s why.

Once Upon a Deadpool Movie Review: A Chopped Up and Muddled Deadpool 2 that Remains Fun

Once Upon a Deadpool is weird. And not in the way I expected. It is a PG-13 version of Deadpool 2 portrayed as a storybook that Deadpool is reading to Fred Savage in a perfectly recreated set of The Princess Bride. That's weird. The weird that I didn't expect was the odd choices of censorship. … Continue reading Once Upon a Deadpool Movie Review: A Chopped Up and Muddled Deadpool 2 that Remains Fun

Harry Ranking Hullaballoo: All Ten Films in the Harry Potter Universe Ranked

Harry Potter will always have a special place in my heart. I started reading the books because my parents said I could watch the PG-13 ones if I finished them. The idea of viewing a scandalous PG-13 motion picture enthralled me, and I immediately picked up the first book at the library. I blew through … Continue reading Harry Ranking Hullaballoo: All Ten Films in the Harry Potter Universe Ranked

The Crimes of Grindelwald Movie Review: The Latest Entry Into the ‘Wizarding World’ is a Magical Mess

When I walked out of The Crimes of Grindelwald, I was exhausted. The movie clocks in at 2 hours and 14 minutes, the exact runtime of the first Fantastic Beasts movie. Despite this, Crimes of Grindelwald feels much longer and bloated than it's predecessor. This is because of the overhaul of subplots that are sprinkled … Continue reading The Crimes of Grindelwald Movie Review: The Latest Entry Into the ‘Wizarding World’ is a Magical Mess

Halloween 2018 Movie Review: a great return to form that could have been perfect

The Halloween franchise has had a hard time returning to the spotlight. The countless rushed sequels had their fans, but the critics' consensus was that they sucked big time. (The highest Rotten Tomatoes rating that the sequels and reboots have gotten is H20's 52%. Ouch. The lowest is a measly 6% with Halloween 6. Double … Continue reading Halloween 2018 Movie Review: a great return to form that could have been perfect