It's a little odd to wait so many years between an original film and its sequel, but every once in a while it happens, and oftentimes with positive results. Take for example last year's hit and Oscar nominee Incredibles 2. The sequel to Brad Bird's beloved family tale set against the backdrop of superhero culture was … Continue reading More Rules, Less Drool – Zombieland: Double Tap
The Year of Our Ford 2019 is halfway complete, and so far the tally for me is 48 movies, one off the pace I had set by this point last year. Unlike last year, however, 2019 has been a decided step back in terms of cinema quality. There aren't too many great films, and most … Continue reading The 2nd Annual Oscs – Celebrating the Best (and Worst) of 2019 so far!
When you have a disaster or monster movie, one of the hardest aspects is creating a storyline with which to frame the devastation. It's easier when you're creating the first film in a series, or rebooting a franchise, because a good chunk of the plotting can be devoted to the origin story of the giant … Continue reading Oh No! There Goes Mexico? I Think? – Godzilla: King of the Monsters
While coverage will continue on 2018 films as we get closer to the Oscar Blitz, that doesn't mean we get to sleep on the actual new releases that officially ring in the 2019 year in film. The first entry for this new year is Replicas, starring Keanu Reeves, released by Entertainment Studios, who let's just say … Continue reading No Winners in This Game of Clones – Replicas