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

I Wish for a Better Sequel – Wonder Woman 1984

As I mentioned a couple of days ago with the review of Tenet, the reaction to the so-called "tentpole" films of 2020 was not so great once people got to actually watch the movies without a highly-coordinated marketing campaign in the months leading up. The multiple delays, lack of ad campaigns, and subsequent releases on … Continue reading I Wish for a Better Sequel – Wonder Woman 1984