Black Panther’s “Revolution”

Disney/Marvel using the song “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” to sell their corporate tentpole action movie is inexcusable.

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Blade Runner 2049

Well, if ever there was a movie I was hoping to like, it was this one. The trailers looked good, and when the reviews came, they were largely positive. So it was a bit of a bummer to find myself deep into its running time while still completely uninvolved, and make it to the end…

Star Trek: Discovery

One of the rare pleasures a new Star Trek series offers is the chance to read articles by freelance writers in their 20s expound on how they understand “the true spirit of Star Trek.” Those adorable kids—no one ever told them they should know something before spouting off their opinions! But they probably saw Wrath…

The Founder

Mediocre movies. Where do they go wrong? Surely no one sets out to make a movie that has almost nothing to recommend it, and it’s hard enough to get a movie actually made, let alone released in theaters, that when you come across something like this, the overriding question becomes nothing about the content of…

It

I am waiting on a decision on whether I will receive a offer for a job I desperately want and pretty much must get, so I had to get out of the house and get my mind off things, leading me to see this, which I only had mild interest in. Still, this did unexpectedly…

mother!

I was eager to see this, although I’m not an overwhelming fan of Darren Aronofsky. But it looked crazy, and we knew almost nothing of what it was really about, except that it’s a psychological thriller verging on a horror film. Sign me up! And while there will be spoilers later—I’ll give you ample warning—let…

Twin Peaks: The Return (Finale)

Well, now that it’s over, we can finally assess Twin Peaks: The Return as a whole. This review will contain spoilers for the entire series and ending, if you haven’t watched it yet. During the hype that preceded it, viewers were hoping for a satisfying conclusion to the numerous stories of the original, and return…