It seems like we have been hearing about Joker forever. It’s rave reviews and wins at Toronto Film Festival began an ever increasing level of hype around this more mature origin story of Batman’s arch nemesis. A more recent wave of controversy has only made conversations more vocal and shrill. With that much anticipation it would difficult for any film … Read More
With uni starting it out, it’s time to get some quick reviews starting. We have Parasite, Book Smart and Spiderman Far From Home. Parasite. Parasite is an amazing tale of class warfare that moves from comedic to dark horror in an almost effortless way. Equal part thoughtful, horrific and funny this tale of an unemployed family infiltrating the serving stuff … Read More
It seems like the Toy Story franchise has been in our lives forever. Still every time one emerges, we forget how long it has been since the last one. Toy Story 3 for example was nine years ago but still feels somewhat recent. It helps that these characters are part of a modern animated iconography and their stories of the … Read More
At this point, everyone has probably seen Avengers Endgame and really, it’s an unreviewable film anyway. If you’re committed to this whole Marvel Cinematic Universe ride, then you have strapped yourself in already and nothing is going to change that. Good news, is you should see it. Yet still it’s a bit negligent to not share my thoughts on the … Read More
It’s been a slack few weeks for me on the review front. A little bit of writer’s block and a whole lot of uni work. So here are some quick thoughts on Us, Shazam! And Pet Semetary. Us: If there was concerns that Jordan Peele was a one-hit-wonder, that are best dismissed now. Clever, strange and unnerving best describe his … Read More
With the ending of Avengers: Infinity War, there was a question of how does one resolve that finale, to undo that snap of Thanos’s fingers? The hint was in the end credits and the answer was Captain Marvel, a previously unknown hero in the MCU. It’s a big weight to carry to be that but additionally this is Marvel’s first … Read More
The elusive month of February somehow tricked us into missing a watchcast, our podcast about movies and TV. We talk Harry Potter Movies, Oscars, You’re The Worst, True Detective Season 3 and more. There was an internet issue in the back half of the show and there probably is some sync issues (although not major ones). As always enjoy!