Disclaimer: This editorial has spoilers for Thor: Ragnarok. Proceed with caution. To preface this review, I want to state I love film with every iota of my being. When I watch a film, I always go in with an open mind. I always want to like a film. I never go in wanting to dislike a film. […]Read more "Why ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Was So Disappointing"
Let’s get this out of the way, as a disclaimer: I love Marvel Studios and I love the DC film universe. I would call it the “DCEU”, but I guess that’s not even the official title of those films anymore. Regardless, this isn’t an attempt to bash Marvel Studios films. For what it is worth, […]Read more "The (Marvel) Problem With Making ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ a Comedy"
“You failed, your Highness. I’m a Jedi. Like my father before me.” Those pivotal words were, of course, spoken by Luke Skywalker to Emperor Palpatine at the end of Return of the Jedi. They are pivotal because it is Luke breaking away from the destiny that inescapably plagued his father. It was the destiny Palpatine wanted for Luke, […]Read more "Why Luke Skywalker Is Not The Villain of ‘The Last Jedi’"
Okay, I am not going to lie. Yesterday was a huge bummer for me. It was announced by Variety that Bryan Fuller, the endlessly talented genius behind such great shows as Pushing Daisies, Wonderfalls & Hannibal, would be stepping back as show-runner on the upcoming Star Trek: Discovery. I can’t even begin to describe the immense crushing feeling I […]Read more "Why I Haven’t Lost Hope for “Star Trek: Discovery”"
As anyone will attest, I’ve always been a huge Batman fan. I don’t remember a time when I didn’t love Batman. It was as if I came out of the womb with a Bat-insignia emblazoned on my chest. However, I’ve always shared an affinity for DC’s other significant superhero: Superman. Even though I might prefer […]Read more "Why Tyler Hoechlin’s Superman is the Modern Superman We Need & Deserve"
“It’s beautiful.” Those words were the final words spoken in the season (and probably series) finale of Hannibal on Saturday night (it aired on Thursday in Canada, so many people who were starved were able to devour it before its official premiere). They were also incredibly fitting, describing the show’s final hour in a display […]Read more "Why ‘Hannibal’ was a bloody perfect finale"
Warning: This review, or post, will include MAJOR SPOILERS for Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar. Please read further at your own risk. I admit I was worried going into Christopher Nolan’s newest opus, Interstellar. As a self-admitted huge Christopher Nolan fan, I was worried that I would either be 1) extremely biased or 2) disappointed because my expectations were so […]Read more "“Interstellar”: This generation’s “2001: A Space Odyssey”"