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

Tween Knights Reign Over an Undeserved Flop – The Kid Who Would Be King

There's a building visible from the 405 freeway in Los Angeles, as you're heading south towards LAX airport. It's the tallest building in the area, as heights are limited due to air traffic. The north facing side of the building is always draped in giant billboards for movies. Typically, it's for movies that aren't particularly … Continue reading Tween Knights Reign Over an Undeserved Flop – The Kid Who Would Be King

Is it Possible to Stay Fresh After Six Movies? Yes! – Mission: Impossible – Fallout

One of my favorite shows from the past decade is HBO's animated version of The Ricky Gervais Show, a podcast featuring Gervais, his writing partner Stephen Merchant, and former radio producer-turned-avatar for the people, Karl Pilkington (seriously, he's my spirit animal). In the third (and final) season of the animated show, there's a segment where Karl … Continue reading Is it Possible to Stay Fresh After Six Movies? Yes! – Mission: Impossible – Fallout