Thor: Ragnarok

I read the New York Times and when they review a film like this, someone invariably writes in the comments “Why do you even review it if you hate films like this so much?” And I have to say I’m starting to feel a little like that… I’m not really into this type of film…

Black Panther’s “Revolution”

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

Spider-Man: Homecoming

I was obsessed with the Spider-Man cartoon as a child. I had to be home every day for Spider-Man (and then there’s the story about how my mom took me to Toys R Us to “Meet Spider-Man in person” and made her wait in line for three hours before deciding I was too scared to…

Discussion: Cultural Stories

Today, since I don’t have an update for you, I have a discussion question, and I’d like to hear your opinions in the comments. By the way, there’s one rule for comments here and that is that while you can respectfully disagree with anything, please do not attack other commenters. We’re just not going to…

Doctor Strange

I’ll try to write a longer review of this over on the main site, because it deserves it, but the short and quick version is: it’s very good. You should see it, and be sure to see it in 3D. For years I’ve been lamenting that no one has really taken advantage of the possibilities…