When I was younger, I used to come up with terrible plot ideas for movies all the time. What kid didn’t? I’d bring my Walkman into the bathroom so that I could sync up “Baba O’Riley” perfectly in my mind with whatever silly plot idea
Cynical nerds everywhere were baffled last week when Spider-Man: Homecoming turned out to actually be pretty good. “Ever since the teaser trailer dropped I’ve been waiting to hate-watch this thing,” grumbled Danny Goodman. “If I’d known it would actually be a coming-of-age tale filled with
In my previous Film Roundup articles (2015 and 2016) I’ve lamented the state of the box office. Every year spin-offs, prequels, sequels, reboots, and tired superhero flicks dominate the list of most profitable films. In an attempt to provide some alternatives to those usual suspects, I’ve collated
After six films based on the Resident Evil video game series over a span of 15 goddamn years, it appears the film series is getting a reboot because art is dead. Constantin Film, the production company responsible for the atrocities sometimes referred to as “films”,
Right up front, I’m not a Ghost in the Shell aficionado. I’ve known of its existence for a long while, the picture of her with sunglasses and a gun in her hand always being the first thing I think of when the title is mentioned.
If Michael Bay directed The Breakfast Club, you’d get the 2017 Power Rangers. And here’s what’s nuts: That’s actually a good thing. This is shallow fun done almost flawlessly. Warning: After this point there are light spoilers. Here’s something else that’s kind of crazy to say: if
It is award season, and that means there are hundreds of “Best Films of 2016” lists smeared across the internet. Despite the saturation – I’ll throw my two cents into the mix. I’d like to do something different to try and spice up the listicle format.
By now, you’ve probably heard the news that’s rocked the geekosphere, but just in case: Carrie Fisher, of Princess Leia fame, is dead at 60. Never as a kid watching The Empire Strikes Back in the family living room did I think for a moment
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… But not too far. We still gotta make money here. Dr. Scientist Man was living out his days on a farm with his wife and child on the planet Bah’ramu. Orson Kritikal Tu Plott, Director
Producers at Lionmount Studio announced today they would be rebooting the centuries-old English classic, Hamlet, including a full-blown rewrite. “We’re always saying as justification for these reboots and such that, you know, Hamlet’s been re-performed and re-interpreted hundreds of times,” explained Harvey Killjoy, a studio