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Despite an Impressive Cast, Argylle Loses its Grip on Reality

Spy movies consistently achieve success, appealing to a broad audience by offering a mix of elements that moviegoers crave: intrigue, mystique, action and adventure. Introducing a touch of tongue-in-cheek humor further solidifies their potential as great franchises, as evidenced by… Continue Reading →

The Boy and the Heron Flies High for Studio Ghibli

Per Matt Despite its worldwide success throughout the years, Studio Ghibli still feels like it’s got an unknown presence stateside. But not to anime fans! Merely mention Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle or Princess Mononoke and you’re likely to get… Continue Reading →

Loki Season 2 Should Allow Disney to Reboot the Kang Dynasty

Jonathan Majors, a talented actor whose star seemed destined to forever ascend, experienced a remarkable journey through the cinematic landscape, particularly within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. His introduction into the MCU was nothing short of grand, as he portrayed the… Continue Reading →

The Nun II is a Jump Scare-Filled Disappointment

Experiencing true fear from a horror film is a rare feat for me. I distinctly remember the first time it happened, back in the early ’90s on Halloween night. I hosted a party with friends, and after grilling, gaming and… Continue Reading →

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is Only Half the Story

Disney doesn’t have a monopoly over the comic book movie realm. Sony Pictures secured the complete film rights to the beloved Web-Slinger by paying a mere $7 million to Marvel in the late ’90s, which was on the verge of… Continue Reading →

5-25-77 Leaves an Emotional Footprint in Geek Culture

Per Matt As a Child of the ’80s, Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope was an emotional attachment during a time of my life when my eyes (and mind) opened to a whole new world of storytelling that… Continue Reading →

Here We Go! The Super Mario Bros. Return to the Big Screen!

Being a gamer with a love of film, I wondered how well a movie about the Mario brothers would translate to the big screen. In the ’90s, my life was consumed by the Nintendo Entertainment System. So, in 1993, when… Continue Reading →

Do Film Critics Still Matter? For the Love of Movies…

Per Matt Since the 95th Academy Awards takes place tonight, I thought it was the appropriate time to finally watch a documentary that has been impatiently awaiting my attention, sitting deep within my DVR. Released almost 14 years ago, Boston… Continue Reading →

Clerks III Inconveniently Saves the Best for Last

Per Matt Snoochie Boochies! The View Askewniverse is back, and this time, they wanna make a movie… In order to fully review Kevin Smith’s latest, Clerks III, I’ve got to explain my backstory with his films.

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