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The Marvels Fails to Shift Out of First Gear

Upon the release of the 2019 film, Captain Marvel, Disney faced significant challenges. Brie Larson, the actress portraying the lead character, made remarks during the movie’s promotional tour that some found polarizing. Consequently, a portion of the audience critiqued the… Continue Reading →

DC Catches Lightning in a Bottle with The Flash

Batman. Superman. Green Lantern. Wonder Woman. All these characters were my heroes, as I grew up. There were a few Marvel characters thrown in, but the vast majority came from the DC Comics Universe, and I had a reason to… Continue Reading →

Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves is a Worthy RPG Film

I have been a fan of role-playing games (RPGs) for many years. For those not in the know, an RPG is a game where players take on the persona of the character they are playing. You can become a galaxy-renowned… Continue Reading →

The Al Yankovic Story is Just as Weird as Its Subject

Who doesn’t love some “Weird Al” Yankovic? As I write this, I start thinking that I will get some social-media anger from the haters. (It’s inevitable, as a vast pool of people just has nothing better to do in life.)… Continue Reading →

New Quantum Leap Shows Promise, But Past Links Dim the Future

Per Matt Quantum Leap has finally returned, but this time without Dr. Samuel Beckett. Oh… boy.

Nic Cage, as Nick Cage, Brings Unbearable Weight to Performance

Per Matt What’s the most accurate description of a zany, meta flick that eventually spins out of control, featuring Nicolas Cage as Nick Cage? Asking for a friend.

She-Hulk Breaks the Glass Ceiling (and the Fourth Wall)

Per Matt The Incredible Hulk played a major role in bringing a powerful-but-flawed comic-book character into my impressionable years. As a Child of the ’80s, I preferred to purchase my DC Comics (leaning heavily on Batman), while watching the Marvel… Continue Reading →

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Checks All the Boxes

If you know me, you know that I have a taste for action movies and horror flicks. A few times in history these genres have overlapped with one another. Even fewer have been successful. Most of the time, horror-action films… Continue Reading →

Spider-Man: No Way Home vs. The Matrix Resurrections! Stud vs. Dud?

The Christmas holiday for 2021 has come and passed, and while many were spending time with family and friends, the Kittrell house continued its tradition of hanging out at our local movie theater. With the week leading up to Christmas… Continue Reading →

Licorice Pizza is a Tasty Treat

Per Matt Upon first hearing the phrase, Licorice Pizza, I instinctually make a disgusted face. Now, I absolutely love pizza, but licorice? Not so much. And especially not together. Having grown up in the South, I had no idea about… Continue Reading →

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