Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Review [Spoilers]

42 years. 9 films. 2 spin-offs. 6 television series. A goddamn holiday special. And as much merchandise as is humanly possible. The Star Wars franchise is a cultural staple that, since its first film in 1977 has grown to be one of, if not the most, well-known media franchise to date. It's the story of… Continue reading Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Review [Spoilers]

10 Details from the WW84 Trailer – Breakdown

Patty Jenkins' 2017 superhero film Wonder Woman reinvigorated the DCEU after dismal entries like BvS: Dawn of Justice (2016) and Suicide Squad (2016) all but killed the franchise before it could get through its first act. Thankfully, Jenkins delivered a home run with the surprisingly well-made revival of the Princess of Themyscira. A sequel was… Continue reading 10 Details from the WW84 Trailer – Breakdown

The Irishman (2019) Review

Martin Scorsese. Robert de Niro. Joe Pesci. Al Pacino. If you're a fan of crime dramas then you know that these names are responsible for some of the best and the most influential films in the genre. In 1990, director Scorsese released the seminal classic GoodFellas starring both De Niro and Pesci in roles that… Continue reading The Irishman (2019) Review

10 Details from the Black Widow Trailer – Breakdown

Fans have been looking forward to a Black Widow solo movie for years with projects going back as far as the mid-90s. The demand has only doubled down on itself with the appearance of Natasha Romanov in Iron Man 2 (2010). And with her death in Avengers: Endgame (2019) resonating with many fans, the prequel… Continue reading 10 Details from the Black Widow Trailer – Breakdown

Frozen II (2019) Review [Minor Spoilers]

Frozen II (2019) is the long-awaited sequel to Disney's 2013 musical hit that took the world by storm with its showstopping theme "Let It Go" performed by Broadway star Idina Menzel (Wicked). The film features the return of Menzel to the role of Queen Elsa and actress Kristen Bell (The Good Place) to the role… Continue reading Frozen II (2019) Review [Minor Spoilers]

A Few Good Men (1992) Retrospective Review

A Few Good Men (1992) is a legal drama film based on a stage play written by renowned scriptwriter Aaron Sorkin who is best known for works such as The West Wing (1999-2006) and The Social Network (2010) among others. The writer adapted the stage play for the big screen and the resulting script was… Continue reading A Few Good Men (1992) Retrospective Review

Klaus (2019) Review [No Spoilers]

Netflix has begun churning out their watchlist for the holidays, which gives us a mutlitude of options to entertain ourselves with during this festive season. Last time, I discussed my thoughts on Let It Snow (2019). Now, we have a joyous animated treat that I truly did enjoy. Klaus (2019) is an animated Christmas comedy… Continue reading Klaus (2019) Review [No Spoilers]

Let It Snow (2019) Review

It that time of the year again. The holidays are upon us - a festive season that entails that a plethora of Christmas movies are on the horizon. Stories of cheer, hope, love, and friendship wrapped up in a bundle of snow and festivities. Let It Snow (2019) is a Christmas romantic comedy that premiered… Continue reading Let It Snow (2019) Review

Mamma Mia! (2008) Retrospective Review

In honor of Mother's Day and all moms out there, I've decided to tackle a film that is not only a favorite of many of mothers, but is also a film that celebrates (or at least tries to) the relationship of a daughter, her mother, and the her three possible fathers. Background and Logo: ©… Continue reading Mamma Mia! (2008) Retrospective Review

A History of Shared Universes – Learning with Pop Culture

Marvel has been dominating the box office with their cinematic universe. Bringing together the likes of Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, and the Hulk, the Marvel Cinematic Universe started a trend in movies that everybody suddenly wanted a piece of. And I mean everybody! Since the Marvel did The Avengers back in 2012, we've seen… Continue reading A History of Shared Universes – Learning with Pop Culture