Dune, Part 1

Dennis Villenueve’s Dune is a slow, complicated, visually stunning political, religious and sci fi slow burn with little payoff and a high amount of investment. If you’re a fan of instant gratification, you may not enjoy the movie. If you can handle high concept sci fi, politics, prophecy, and two and a half hours ofContinue reading “Dune, Part 1”

The Fate of the Furious

The following review was written May 25, 2017 but was not published. It does not follow my recent review structure, but I had a wet dream about Vin so I had to go back and think about the other movies he’s been in that I’ve reviewed. There are so, so many. I’ve just seen aContinue reading “The Fate of the Furious”

The Suicide Squad

In the past I’ve harked about mislaid bricks in franchise films, and how poorly laid bricks lead to compounding failure, or the Leaning Tower of Pisa. This movie is the latter. The Suicide Squad is a ridiculous, bloody, meta, hilarious, excellent movie that absolutely deserves a watch. The writing is intelligent, the story is captivating,Continue reading “The Suicide Squad”

Contagion

Some pretty person suggested I go through Steven Soderbergh’s filmography due to his influence on modern cinema. He’s gained a lot of fame and recognition for his innovative filmmaking early on, and wider appeal for his slick, witty, Ocean’s heist films. Since Contagion has a lot of relevance to the COVID-19 pandemic that’s perhaps nearingContinue reading “Contagion”

On Agents of SHIELD Canonicity

Agents of SHIELD is one of the best superhero shoes out there. The characters are complex and nuanced, the storylines are believable and engaging, the effects border on acceptable. I get it. The show is cheesy. It’s campy, it’s cringey, it’s lo-fi.  I’m not saying it’s the most polished, cinematic, earth shattering piece of mediaContinue reading “On Agents of SHIELD Canonicity”

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