REview: Ghosts Of War (2020) | Complexity For Complexity’s Sake Never Works

I enjoyed M. Night Shyamalan’s The Sixth Sense immensely. The point being, when every other director – including Shyamalan himself – seemed to think that a movie isn’t quite complete without some Twilight Zone-esque twist that they apparently think adds greater significance to everything that’s came before it. And when it works, it’s pretty interesting […]

Trailer Into REaction: Chaos Walking (2020) | Official Trailer

Why isn’t this movie called “Chaos Rising” again? Anyway, the history of Lionsgate’s Chaos Walking has been a pretty – pardon the pun – chaotic one. The first cut of Doug Liman’s movie was considered unreleasable which is interesting because “first” anything implies “second” or even “third” so the studio couldn’t just recut Liman’s cut […]

Trailer Into REaction: Zach Snyder’s Justice League | Official Black and White Trailer

I find most everything about Zach Snyder’s Justice League frustrating – never mind the trailer being black and white – and to be honest, a little off-putting. First, there’s no such thing as “Zach Snyder’s Justice League” because that’s like saying “Joss Whedon’s Avengers” or “The Russo Brothers’ Civil War.” It places a director above […]

Trailer Into REaction: Stardust (2020) | Official Trailer

Stardust appears to chronicle the period of 1972-1974, when David Bowie assumed the persona of Ziggy Stardust, which considering how theatrical he was throughout that period seems particularly cinematic. Though for a moment let’s go to me growing up in, where it was not uncommon to see posters for Bowie’s The Man Who Fell to […]