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WandaVision Review: Episodes 1 and 2

Disney initially made a hefty bet when they spent $4 billion to acquire Marvel. Imagine if the giant meta-franchise had gone financially stale before they had reached 2012's Avengers . …

Star Wars: The High Republic #1 - Review

It was over a year ago now that Project Luminous, the secret, bold expansion project for the Star Wars property, was revealed to be a publishing endeavor that would tell a fresh set of stor…

Comic Book POW! - Aug. 19

Okay, so harsh times are afoot in the world of comics. The massive DC layoffs and the deliberate disintegration of the DC Universe streaming service --and WarnerMedia also taking an ax to m…

Settle This Rehash - Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

Eddie Murphy called it mediocre, half-assed. Roger Ebert bemoaned its lack of comedy, and how shrink-wrapped the plot was. The general dismissal of  Beverly Hills Cop II is that it's a …

Casual Friday - Hard West

Outside Rockstar's densely packed open-world experiences in the Red Dead Redemption series, the Old West has been kind of a non-starter in the realm of video games in the last deca…

Letterboxd Review - Trolls: World Tour (2020)

If it's true that the circumstances behind the unorthodox new way films are being released are a bell not to be un-rung, are we really going to remember Trolls: World Tour as the …

Crossing the Stream - Waco (2018)

I typically cringe at the prospect of taking a real-life event full of tragedy and dramatizing it for the compelling entertainment value. A movie about the Boston bombing, or 9/11? Har…

Letterboxd Review - Prospect (2018)

As much bandwidth is chewed up pointing out that Star Wars is a space western, it's really not. Parts of it fit, but then again parts of Star Wars fit equally into Wizard of Oz , Yoj…

Sandwich Board: April, 2020

Photo from www.cbc.ca I guess--call me jaded and call me overly weary--I didn't expect to have more than one generation-defining moment in less than two decades. But hey, when Rome…

Crossing the Stream - High Fidelity, Sn 1

Every once in a while there's a piece of television that crops up in this age of a million different streaming platforms that screams out "Hey, are you exactly 31 years old, or …

Comic Book POW! - April 1

The world of comic books has gone through a lot of changes over the last few years, not least of which being the digital sales and exclusive apps from the big two that have rendered your lo…

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