REview – Midsommar (2019)

I not only genuinely enjoyed Ari Aster’s Midsommar–the followup to 2018’s Hereditary–but believe it to be a genuine horror movie, as opposed to what a lot of critics will tell you. Though I can see why people would be confused: the movie has a very documentary-type style which making nailing it down a bit difficult […]

Trailer Into REaction: Mulan (2019) | Official Teaser

There are so many (potential) problems with Disney’s upcoming Mulan (a live-action version of the 2009 animated feature, based on a Chinese folktale) though the hardest hurdle to clear is that it costs (supposedly) somewhere in the ballpark of $290-$300 million dollars to produce! This. Movie. Is. Way. Too. Expensive. I don’t know why it […]

REview: Stranger Things 3 (2019)

The latest edition of Netflix’s Stranger Things franchise, Stranger Things 3, premiered last Friday and it was fine though there’s a sameness to the proceedings this time around. Part of this sameness is due to the format, which revolves around the adventures of a bunch of young boys growing up (essentially Stephen King’s Stand By […]

REview – Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

While I’ve never been a believer in the idea of franchise fatigue as far as the Marvel Cinematic Universe goes I can see how people might get tired of anything if it becomes too commonplace. Which is almost the dictionary definition of Spider-Man as he’s appeared in feature films. After the Sam Raimi Spider-Man trilogy […]

Review – The Strain (2014 – 2017)

This weekend–after taking advantage of a free month of Hulu–I caught Guillermo Del Toro’s The Strain and it was pretty good which only fell short of remarkable because the fourth season felt truncated (According to shorrunner/director Carlton Cuse Del Toro actually had plans for a fifth season, which would have given what ended up being […]