REview: We Can Be Heroes (2020) | Children May Not Like This (With Good REason)

We Can Be Heroes is the first of the movies that Robert Rodriguez occasionally writes and directs for children (Sharkboy and Lavagirl, Spy Kids) that I have watched in it’s entirety and it’s as banal as I always assumed that the movies he’s written and directed for children would be. And it’s worth mentioning that […]

Alita: Battle Angel – Final Trailer

Watching the final trailer for Robert Rodriguez’s Alita: Battle Angel I was struck by how unremarkable–and somewhat mundane–it appeared to be. And that’s not quite fair. It’s a good-looking trailer, and features actors like Christoph Waltz, Mahershala Ali and (this should go without saying since Alita: Battle Angel is also produced by James Cameron’s Lightstorm […]

Battle Angel Alita – Official Trailer

The trailer for Robert Rodriguez’s Battle Angel Alita opens with: ‘You told me a story of the way, when the ground shook and the sky burned.’ Which is an interesting choice of words because combined with the visuals it fits pretty well within the Terminator universe which was–disputably–created by James Cameron, who also produced Battle […]