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20th Century FOX

Unpacking Mother!

One of my favorite activities in a theater is listening to my fellow audience members as I head toward the nearest exit. As an occasional critic, I’ve found that listening to the audience’s reaction to a film is just as… Continue Reading →

Inhumans: Comic Connections to the Latest Marvel TV Series

The Inhumans are coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe this fall, as part of a new eight-episode television series on ABC. The latest edition to the MCU had a complicated journey, as it made its way from the comic book… Continue Reading →

Mother! is Probably Not the Movie You Thought You Were Going to See

I am not sure why Mother! has been marketed the way that is has, perhaps simply because they had no idea how to market the film. Actually, I’m not even sure how this movie got made. It almost felt like… Continue Reading →

The Hitman’s Bodyguard: An Action/Comedy Suprise

I walked into the screening of The Hitman’s Bodyguard with a lot of preconceptions and expectations on just how terrible I expected it to be. From every preview and commercial it looked exactly like another mindless, shoot ‘em up action/comedy and… Continue Reading →

Ridley Scott’s (Broken) Covenant

In space, no one can hear you scream. Unfortunately for everyone sitting around me at the local Malco, I was plenty loud and vocal. I try to write only positive, upbeat reviews and articles with my trademark snark and sarcastic… Continue Reading →

Prometheus was a Beautiful Misfire

Alien: Covenant hits theaters on May 19, almost five years after the release of Prometheus, Ridley Scott’s previous foray into the Alien Universe.  So, why is he now releasing a movie with “Alien” in the title, when, by all accounts, it should… Continue Reading →

Alien: The Perfect Organism

Ash: You still don’t understand what you’re dealing with, do you? The perfect organism. Its structural perfection is matched only by its hostility. Lambert: You admire it. Ash: I admire its purity. A survivor… unclouded by conscience, remorse or delusions… Continue Reading →

Logan is a Violent and Emotional Accomplishment

There was a time when the superhero genre felt like it was all a big experiment, from one film to the next. Superman movies emerged as early as 1951, and up until around 2000, every Marvel and DC release had… Continue Reading →

Why Him? An R-Rated Family Film

In the same tone as films such as Meet the Parents and just about every other film where Director John Hamburg and Producer Ben Stiller have worked together, Why Him? is both funny, crass and surprisingly family friendly.

Tim Burton Produces a Peculiar Adaptation

Per Matt Describing a beloved book of the Miss P trilogy to someone new to the material can be quite daunting. A story about time-traveling mutants hiding from monsters during World War II may sound bizarre, but it’s only a… Continue Reading →

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