Sex Education – Review

Netflix’s Sex Education is off to a great start. It possesses is a quality that many American series’ don’t, namely despite having a shorter amount of episodes–a season consists of eight episodes, as opposed to thirteen– the character development is not only particularly strong, but you’re always left wanting more. This is opposite many American […]

Spider-Man: Homecoming – Trailer 2

Before I begin I should mention that I intend to stop posting teaser trailers (unaccompanied by a full trailer) because the former tends to give so little in the way of information that’s it’s almost pointless. This way at you get the teaser AND the full trailer at the same time, which as far as I […]

Spider-Man: Homecoming Teaser Trailer

A teaser trailer for Jon Watts’ Spider-Man: Homecoming was released today, and having seen it I almost wish they hadn’t.  First off, it has a very found footage type of feel (which is to say a bit cheap).  Secondly, and perhaps more importantly, it ends with Spider-Man/Peter Parker (Tom Holland) exclaiming, “This is the coolest thing […]

The Illogic of Spoiler Culture

I can’t wait to see Spider-Man: Homecoming, partially because Tom Holland gave a winning, enthusiastic performance in Captain America: Civil War, but also because the movie is being produced by Marvel Studios along with Sony Pictures, which at least holds out the hope that he will be treated more faithfully than has recently been in […]

You Need Faith For That To Work, Mr. Vincent!

That’s paraphrasing vampire Jerry Dandridge (Chris Sarandon) to Peter Vincent (Roddy McDowall) from Tom Holland’s 1985 Fright Night, though it fits what I think I’m seeing from Marvel Studios’ upcoming Doctor Strange. It feels almost as if Kevin Feige (or his bosses at Disney, maybe) has a bit less faith in it than in prior projects. And keep […]