I really liked the first Shazam! movie from a few years ago. It was delightfully low stakes, Zachary Levi was tremendous as the titular original Captain Marvel, and honestly it was nice to see one of these superhero movies set in Philadelphia and largely not succumbing to cheap jokes and insults about the City of … Continue reading Family Feuds – Shazam! Fury of the Gods
Tag: Zachary Levi
This Film is Not Yet Watchable – March 2023
It's almost March, the time of year when things really start to turn around. The Oscars are handed out, the NCAA Tournament begins, snow starts melting, work tends to pick up in my little sector of the entertainment industry, and Hollywood studios start putting out some really good movies. Okay, everything but that last part. … Continue reading This Film is Not Yet Watchable – March 2023
A Moon Age Daydream – Apollo 10 1/2
Going over the film trailers for the April edition of TFINYW, one jumped out to me so strongly that I just had to include it as this month's "Redemption Reel." Written and directed by Richard Linklater, Apollo 10 1/2 had that wonderfully odd, imaginative charm that has been at the forefront of Linklater's best films, … Continue reading A Moon Age Daydream – Apollo 10 1/2
Call Me By Your Name – Shazam!
A quick note before I dive into this review. I just wanted to apologize for the lateness of this particular post, as well as the relative radio silence over the past few weeks. There are some changes coming to the site, one of which will be rolled out in my next post, and I've been … Continue reading Call Me By Your Name – Shazam!