REview – Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

While I’ve never been a believer in the idea of franchise fatigue as far as the Marvel Cinematic Universe goes I can see how people might get tired of anything if it becomes too commonplace. Which is almost the dictionary definition of Spider-Man as he’s appeared in feature films. After the Sam Raimi Spider-Man trilogy […]

Is Star Wars Too Massive To Fail?

No franchise is too big to fail, though typically a decline–the same logic applies to whether we’re discussing movie franchises or nations– comes before a fall. And that’s important because if you pay attention to the signs you may be able to delay or even avert a worse-case scenario. The Last Jedi is taking a […]

Sony’s Bug Problem

And while spiders are arachnids, not bugs, bear with me and all come clear. Spider-Man: Homecoming makes its North American debut today, and some pundits believe that it will ensnare an opening somewhere in the ballpark of $100 million.  If this bears out it would make the movie the fourth of 2017–joining Beauty and the Beast, Guardians […]