Will Lightning Strike For Shazam!?

The way Shazam’s box office performance is being trumpeted you’d think it’s success is assured. It’s not. Shazam has production budget of $100 dollars and earned over $158 million last weekend. And that’s a strong opening but here’s the rub, the fly in the ointment, if you will: If Shazam falls off a cliff, box-office […]

El Chicano – Official Trailer

I genuinely like the idea behind this trailer (it’s essentially the Punisher mixed with Batman). That being said, El Chicano!? That’s a wee bit on the nose, isn’t it? Latin peoples have a rich history, with all sorts of interesting, colorful characters, yet the filmmakers somehow settled on “El Chicano!?” It somewhat reminds me of […]

Joker | Teaser Trailer – Trailer Into Reaction

What is it with the DCEU, Worlds Of DC or whatever the heck they’re calling it this week? Now it appears they’re creating an Elseworlds version of Joker, but there’s a problem, namely that there ALREADY is a Joker! Now, whatever you may thing of Jared Leto’s version I don’t think it can be disputed […]

Review – Mercy Black (2019)

Owen Egerton’s Mercy Black is a much better movie than you’d think for one that forgoes a theatrical release and ends up on Netflix (The Cloverfield Paradox, anyone?). It’s a familiar story, but well-told revolving around urban myths in the vein of Candyman, though is more reminiscent of the very read murder done in the […]