Trailer Into Reaction: Star Wars, Episode IX | Teaser Trailer

I’m done with Star Wars. I enjoyed the original trilogy, but every since George Lucas left the franchise it appears that Lucasfilm is asleep at the wheel. I think they’re taking a “director-driven approach” which means a director can essentially do whatever the heck they want, never mind continuity or narrative consistency. And I’m out. […]

Review – Venom (2018)

I’ve been avoiding the Spider-Man movies in theaters–very since the Andrew Garfield run–because Spider-Man belongs with Marvel Studios. If they’re not producing, I’m not interested. So a day or two ago I rented Venom mainly because I recall reviews saying how fun the movie was. And sure, I would watch Venom over receiving a root […]

Why I’ll (Likely) Not See ‘Aquaman’

I purchased a ticket for Escape Room recently (which looks like a cross between Cube, Saw and maybe even a little bit of Cabin In The Woods) but I haven’t yet seen Aquaman-though I caught Bumblebee, which is pretty good. And that’s saying something for a Transformers movie-and short of Netflix or DVD, have no […]

Aquaman – Final Trailer

I’m not quite sold on James Wan’s Aquaman.  This is besides the fact that think, for the most part, the DCEU (DC Cinematic Universe) is a bit of a clusterfuck, which is problematic because it consists of characters so iconic, so well-known that it should be relatively difficult to screw it up. After all, Marvel […]

Venom – Official Trailer # 2

Having just watched the latest trailer for Sony’s–In Association With Marvel!–Venom I have to admit that I like it a lot more than the first. Though the American accent Tom Hardy appears to be ruining? Not so much. But don’t misinterpret my meaning. I still think Venom–and the other characters of the SpiderVerse–belong with Marvel […]

What Cloak & Dagger Needs (To Do) To Succeed

Marvel Television, unlike their stablemates at Marvel Studios are very hit and miss as far as translating their characters goes. So far–when they’ve dealt with ‘street-level’ characters like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Daredevil, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage, they’ve been relatively successful. The problems arise when they try to tackle characters that exist is a more […]