This is What Happens When You Try – The Suicide Squad

Over the last few years, the DC Extended Universe has seemingly - and finally - come into its own. With dud after dud from Batman v. Superman to Justice League, the ship really feels like its been righted, thanks to the overwhelming success of Wonder Woman, Birds of Prey, and Shazam!. There's still a misstep … Continue reading This is What Happens When You Try – The Suicide Squad

Back Row Thoughts – Blitz Catch-Up, Part 3

The task is complete. After a few more days and three more viewings, I have finished all the feature length films that have gotten at least one Oscar nomination this year. All that remains are the Shorts, which will be released theatrically and online this coming Friday, April 2. Each of our final three films … Continue reading Back Row Thoughts – Blitz Catch-Up, Part 3

A Springfield Joke Becomes an Almost Great Horror Movie – Brightburn

Just over nine years ago, one of the better episodes of┬áThe Simpsons in its latter-day form aired. The 18th episode of Season 21, dubbed "Chief of Hearts," is a decently funny episode where Homer, forced into community service, bonds with Chief Clancy Wiggum, forming a friendship and giving Springfield's rotund Chief of Police a bit … Continue reading A Springfield Joke Becomes an Almost Great Horror Movie – Brightburn