Horror Vs. Adventure

How do you know if you’re in a horror movie or an adventure film? Are you Ripley or are you Indy? Or, for that matter, are you the first Ripley or the second? Here are some easy ways… Read More

A List! A List!

I’m in a horror mood lately, probably because of Castle Rock, so I’m going to make a list of my favorite horror movies ranked by how scary they were to me at the time I saw them (in… Read More

Marvel vs. DC

I once lost half a day arguing Astronauts vs. Roman Centurions, an argument that descended into friendship-ending shouts, and then lost another four hours the next day when someone asked what we had been arguing about the day… Read More

Ready Player One

I listened to the audio book of Ready Player One so much that even while watching the movie I kept hearing Wil Wheaton’s voice whenever Wade Watts spoke. The 80s was my favorite decade while it was happening… Read More

Jumanji

TL;DR: Sometimes it’s fine to just enjoy yourself at the theater. Cast aside your obsessions and go have a laugh with this gentle, good natured movie. Spoilers for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle follow.

The Last Jedi

TL;DR: A lot of hardcore fans take exception to this movie for daring to branch out in a new direction. I am all for it. This is a great, fun movie that reminds me of the originals. Spoilers… Read More

The Dark Tower

TL;DR: This is the worst “adaption” of a Stephen King novel since he forced filmmakers to take his name off Lawnmower Man I’m not much of a fantasy guy, but I love the Dark Tower series. This movie… Read More

Justice League

TL;DR: It’s a mess but there are some good moments and it’s worth it just to see Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman again. Spoilers for Justice League follow.

Thor: Ragnarok

There’s not a lot to say about this movie except to say it’s not Just Another Marvel Movie (JAMM). It’s a lot of fun and very funny and a breath of fresh air in the constant onslaught of… Read More

Colossal

tl;dr: Don’t. Just don’t. Stream Get Smart (2008) instead. I’m just going to come out and say it. I like Anne Hathaway. I think she is very good actress and emotive and beautiful and I tend to want… Read More