A Raptor-ous Good Time – Birds of Prey

On the whole I have not been a fan of the DC Extended Universe, mostly because Zack Snyder is a hack. Over the last year, however, things have noticeably improved, thanks to lighthearted affairs like Shazam, which - like the Marvel Cinematic Universe - leans more into the comedic and human aspects of its characters rather … Continue reading A Raptor-ous Good Time – Birds of Prey

Doesn’t Shine As Brightly, But Still Good – Doctor Sleep

It's all but impossible to follow up Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece of horror, The Shining. It's beyond telling that no one's even tried until now, nearly 40 years after the original release. When you have such a definitive entry in the genre, it is a fool's errand to try to live up to it. So in that … Continue reading Doesn’t Shine As Brightly, But Still Good – Doctor Sleep

Oh Bother, I’m a Sap – Christopher Robin

You all should know by now, that I am most decidedly NOT a fan of Disney's recent slew of live-action remakes and updates of their animated classics. I didn't watch Maleficent, because I am among the entire population of Earth who didn't ask for and didn't want to see Sleeping Beauty by way of Wicked. The remakes of Cinderella and Beauty … Continue reading Oh Bother, I’m a Sap – Christopher Robin