REview: Shazam (2019)

I didn’t hate David F. Sandberg’s Shazam!, nor did I particularly like it. My greatest problem with the movie–and they’re quite a few–is that the it doesn’t seem to know what it wants to be. Is it a horror movie? Is it a movie geared toward young people? I couldn’t tell, which makes me think […]

REview: Knives Out (2019)

Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper) was–somewhat deservedly–the subject of much opprobrium for The Last Jedi from many in the fan community and Knives Out is the followup. And…it’s a good movie, though not without problems; the greatest being that Johnson thinks he’s much more clever than he really is. There are two instances in particular–one of […]

DC Universe Is Dead. Bury It

To paraphrase Superman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. DC Universe, the streaming channel dedicated to all things DC Comics, is finished. There’s been no announcement to that effect, but  the writing’s on the wall. First Swamp Thing was cancelled before it’s first EPISODE! And now Stargirl, a new series coming to DC Universe, […]

Black Summer Is Coming Again

Netflix’s Black Summer was likely akin to a breath of fresh air for zombie fans, which is interesting when you consider that it was created by The Asylum, a studio known primarily for knockoff shlock like Atlantic Rim (Pacific Rim), Operation Dunkirk (Dunkirk), Z Nation (The Walking Dead), Titanic II (Titanic) and the Sharknado movies. […]