REview: The Old Guard (2020) | The Action Debut of Gina Prince-Bythewood

Women directors aren’t exactly a known quantity as far as action movies go, and I suspect that that’s less a commentary on their ability to do the job than preconceived notions about what they as women can and cannot do. And that’s a shame though it’s also a trend that’s beginning to change. And speaking […]

Captain Marvel (2019) – Review

According to the Interwebs there’s been more than a little bit of buzz revolving around Captain Marvel, the 21st installment of the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) and not all of it was favorable. As far as I can tell most of the problems–particularly some sort of feminist agenda–are blatantly nonsense. That being said, you’ll notice […]

Wonder Woman Looks to Smash Expectations   

Patty Jenkins’ upcoming Wonder Woman feature has a quality that’s shared with no other recent movie bearing the DC logo (and it’s not an opening projection that’s projected somewhere in the ballpark of $175 million worldwide). The quality in question is its  Rotten Tomatoes score. According to the aggregator the movie has amassed a 97 […]