It’s Fun, Once They’re Involved – Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers

My sister brought up an amazing point the other day, and it's been weighing on my mind ever since. It was in reference to her hesitation to watch the Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers movie, but it really could apply to a number of films released over the past few years, especially the ones that … Continue reading It’s Fun, Once They’re Involved – Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers

Fingers Crossed for Improvement – 95th Oscars Announced

It's been seven weeks since one of the most controversial Academy Awards ceremonies ever, to say nothing of recent memory. Relegated categories, bullshit online polls commandeered by Zack Snyder fanboys, Disney commercials disguised as content, The Slap, suffice to say, this was a troubled year. Well, hope springs eternal, as the first major announcement has … Continue reading Fingers Crossed for Improvement – 95th Oscars Announced

Disney’s Dark Hold – Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

A few months ago, I raged at Marvel's Eternals as the worst film of 2021, and I continue to stand by it. It was overcrowded, utterly without plot, and filled to the brim with eyesore special effects. But the worst offense of all was that the so-called "surprise twist" was that the obvious bad guy … Continue reading Disney’s Dark Hold – Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Don’t Call it a Comeback! – The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

There's a fine line to walk when doing meta commentary within a movie. Essentially, when you do something so self-reflexive and self-referential, you're catering mostly to an audience that knows the subject with more than just passing familiarity. As such, you open yourself up to more scrutiny whenever you flub something. This manifests a lot … Continue reading Don’t Call it a Comeback! – The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent