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Kristen Wiig

New Dragon Glides, But Feels Franchise Limp

The latest installment of the very-popular How To Train Your Dragon series of films has landed, and it’s an adorable adventure in its world of flying reptiles (and… bug-reptile hybrids?) and Viking friends. It is also a film which struggles… Continue Reading →

Hold up! Kristen Wiig is Cheetah in Wonder Woman 2?!

With the casting of Kristen Wiig as Cheetah in the upcoming Wonder Woman 2 movie, I’d like to address the casting decision and maybe do a bit of dream casting.

Downsizing is No Honey I Shrunk the Kids for Adults

I was pretty interested in seeing the new comedy, Downsizing. The trailers promised a funny, slapstick comedy with a touch of heart and a dash of save the Earth. I was in, despite the fact that I knew the film… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Wet Hot American Summer’s Third Trip to Camp Isn’t Quite as Fun

When the film Wet Hot American Summer (WHAS) first premiered in 2001, no one could have predicted the sudden resurgence in popularity it would get nearly 15 years later. The under-seen classic featured a cast of cult stars and unknowns, many of… Continue Reading →

Studying the Ghosts From Our Past

Halloween is the primary time of year when people actually enjoy getting spooked. Horror movies, haunted houses and things that go bump in the night get pushed to the backburner during all other times, but for some people, the studying of spirits… Continue Reading →

There’s No Party Quite Like Sausage Party!

Per Matt In terms of concept, Sausage Party isn’t the most bizarre movie of all time, but it is unique. And that’s saying something for this film by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and all their friends, which is being labeled… Continue Reading →

Ghostbusters: Are You Gonna Watch?

We, the fandom, do not own Ghostbusters. You do not own Ghostbusters. The Internet is rife with criticisms about the latest Ghostbusters film. There are probably 10 times more criticisms about the criticism online. All of this about a two-and-half minute trailer… Continue Reading →

The Martian

Per Matt It’s been a long time since a movie made space exploration cool again, but The Martian has done just that. Ridley Scott’s movie, based on Andy Weir’s best-selling book, focuses on science fact, instead of purely science fiction,… Continue Reading →

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