More than anything else in Creed III, this latest entry in the Rocky film series (notably the first where Sylvester Stallone doesn't appear, serving only in a Producer role) emphasizes the idea of casting aside the shadows of the past. Whether it's through personal healing, confrontation, or taking the reins on a meta level, this … Continue reading Out of the Shadows – Creed III
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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
It’s a Cat-Tastrophe – 40th Annual Golden Raspberry Nominees Announced!
Normally, the Razzie nominations come out the day before the Oscars do, and are awarded the night before the Academy hands out their hardware. However, because of the accelerated AMPAS schedule, the Razzies, which are more of a fun gag than anything else, decided not to go along with the crowd, instead holding off the … Continue reading It’s a Cat-Tastrophe – 40th Annual Golden Raspberry Nominees Announced!
This Film is Not Yet Watchable – September 2019
The beginning of September signals a major turning point in the movie calendar. While it's technically not fall until the equinox late in the month, September means the end of summer blockbuster season and the beginning of awards season. Over the course of the month, studios will shift away from the major popcorn fare meant … Continue reading This Film is Not Yet Watchable – September 2019
Round 2, Really Round 8, Leans Heavily on Round 4 – Creed II
Before we get into the actual plot and artistic elements of Creed II, there are two things I have to point out that bugged me in the film that have no real bearing on the story, but are just betrayals of fact. And also, as this was a good, fun, movie, I want to get the … Continue reading Round 2, Really Round 8, Leans Heavily on Round 4 – Creed II