It only took a little more than a decade to get a Transformers film for true fans and wider audiences, alike. The new film, Bumblebee, is a joy from start to finish, but is it too late to pile on… Continue Reading →
Superhero movies, thrilling horror films, actually funny comedies, soft reboots and sequels — 2018 was a good year for movies. I think my stack of ticket stubs from theaters is much larger compared to any of the past few years.
Sci-fi, smuggling and sabotage in a city on the moon! Set in the near future, the second novel by Andy Weir (The Martian) takes place in a lunar colony named Artemis. It follows a smuggler, Jazz (short for Jasmine), who… Continue Reading →
It’s a wonder anyone tries to create anything anymore. With an armchair, sniveling, socially broken critic in every mom’s basement, it’s hard out here for a media-maker. Take Sonic the Hedgehog. The backlash over just the mere silhouette of the… Continue Reading →
We may not be getting another Blade Runner movie anytime soon, but we will be returning to the world of replicants in the form of an anime series in the near future. No release date yet, but when it airs,… Continue Reading →
The creators of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies are teaming up with the producer of Goosebumps to bring an epic story to the big screen in Mortal Engines. Wanna find out how you can get free… Continue Reading →
If the first season of Get Shorty on Epix was a slight detour from the original source material, then Season 2 is a straight-up exit from Elmore Leonard’s roadmap (that’s not a bad thing). And as the season finale wraps,… Continue Reading →
The Jack Ryan series on Amazon is a good, modern interpretation of the character from the Tom Clancy books. It’s not perfect, but it’s pretty good. As a fan of the Tom Clancy books and having watched all the Jack… Continue Reading →
Where do I begin? Movies about large, killer animals are never good. In general, they are painfully derivative and borderline ridiculous. The one stand-out in this genre of films is the original Jaws. Trust me here, The Meg is no Jaws.