Coco Review

Now that’s the Pixar I know. After a string of subpar entries including Cars 3, the studio returns to form with a film representative of the poise and technical wizardry the genre authorities have built a reputation on. Coco is a reverent tribute to Mexican cultural traditions that simultaneously elevates Hispanic heritage, and delivers a festive... Continue Reading →

Thor: Ragnarok Review

In Norse mythology, “Ragnarök” refers to the prophesied apocalypse: the purging of the world through water, and the beginning of life anew. In the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s 17th film, Kevin Feige and company deftly cleanse the Thor franchise of former blemish, and triumphantly usher in a glorious new era for the god of thunder. With New... Continue Reading →

Annabelle: Creation Review

As if you needed further proof that dolls are creepy, this summer’s Annabelle installment is topping the box office once again. This weekend the haunted toy scored 35 million, more than doubling its budget in only the first few days. If The Twilight Zone, Poltergeist, Dead Silence and the Chucky franchise weren’t enough, Annabelle: Creation... Continue Reading →

The Dark Tower Review

Despite an intriguing premise, two terrific leads, rich source material, and a decade of development, the film adaptation of The Dark Tower is an utter slog. It’s a shame too – with a TV series and sequel in the works, this could have been a captivating introduction to Stephen King’s most intricate world. Perhaps a... Continue Reading →

The Mummy Review

Universal has resurrected The Mummy once again, and like a centuries-old corpse, the franchise has lost some luster. The Mummy is the first installment to Universal's "Dark Universe," a planned crossover series that will reintroduce classic monster characters including Frankenstein, Dracula, the Invisible Man, and more. While we can label this venture as an attempt to imitate the... Continue Reading →

Wonder Woman Review

After two pitiful entries in the DC Extended Universe, fans of the brand will be thrilled to find Wonder Woman’s origins film is a rousing success. The latest franchise installment restores the series to the high standard set with Man of Steel, and secures a stronger foothold for DC in their objective to compete with Marvel.... Continue Reading →

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Review

Summer blockbuster season is in full swing. After we were treated last week with a stellar franchise building-block in the form of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. II, this week in wide release we have the season’s first sure-fire Razzie contender in the form of King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. King Arthur is the... Continue Reading →

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