I really liked the first Shazam! movie from a few years ago. It was delightfully low stakes, Zachary Levi was tremendous as the titular original Captain Marvel, and honestly it was nice to see one of these superhero movies set in Philadelphia and largely not succumbing to cheap jokes and insults about the City of … Continue reading Family Feuds – Shazam! Fury of the Gods
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Who Wants to Be Right? – Ron’s Gone Wrong
I've mentioned before that this year has been relatively weak when it comes to animation. We've had one half-decent but underwhelming core Disney movie, one of the worst Pixar entries outside of the Cars series, and several ill-advised sequels to the likes of The Addams Family and The Boss Baby. The only real triumph in … Continue reading Who Wants to Be Right? – Ron’s Gone Wrong
Sleeping with the Fishes – Luca
As I mentioned in the July edition of TFINYW, this has been a relatively weak year for animation so far. We've got one genuine hit in The Mitchells vs. the Machines and a passable-to-decent Disney outing in Raya and the Last Dragon, which has gorgeous artwork but a very subpar script. Meanwhile, we've had to … Continue reading Sleeping with the Fishes – Luca
Add “SH” to the Front for Accuracy – It Chapter Two
I confess that I've never read Stephen King's novel, It, nor have I seen the 1990 TV miniseries based on it (I was like, 8 years old at the time). So when I saw the 2017 film version of It, that was my first full exposure to the story. I was thoroughly entertained and quite excited for … Continue reading Add “SH” to the Front for Accuracy – It Chapter Two
Call Me By Your Name – Shazam!
A quick note before I dive into this review. I just wanted to apologize for the lateness of this particular post, as well as the relative radio silence over the past few weeks. There are some changes coming to the site, one of which will be rolled out in my next post, and I've been … Continue reading Call Me By Your Name – Shazam!