✯✯✯✯✯ It's weird to say that the best strength of a blockbuster is that it doesn't do anything new but that's the case with Matt Reeves' The Batman. We've had years of a dark, gritty Batman in works ranging from The Dark Knight trilogy to the animated series. Reeves doesn't do anything more than pick [...]
For some reason, DC's DTV animated movies exist in two tiers. There's the A tier which includes their big hyped films like the movies set in their shared universe or that adapt A-list comics or both as the upcoming Batman Hush will. These are given hype at the cons, talked about years in advance, and [...]
1993's overlooked gem is 2019's classic.
2002 was one long year in film. The highs were epic. The lows were epic. It didn't feel at all the same at the end as the beginning. Let's see why. The Bottom 25 Grossers of 2002 #76. K-19: The Widowmaker. This is why I love doing this column. This was a notorious box office [...]
My senior year of high school and freshman year of college. 2003 is a loaded year for me. Trying to isolate my feelings about the year from the films should be harder. Thankfully there are some great and not so great films to make it easier. The bottom 25 grossers of 2003. #76. Uptown Girls. [...]
The age of Fahrenheit 9/11. The age of The Passion of The Christ. The age of a lot of filler.
For one of the most recognizable icons in all of pop culture and star of three hit tv shows, Superman hasn't had much luck on the big screen. While the 1978 film is still fairly well liked and its sequel at least a nostalgia item, things have been rough. [...]
2005 was a year that exists for me as a phantom. I know I went to the movies that year. Do I remember them? Well I thought I didn't. I thought when I went I was usually bored. And I was wrong. A lot of interesting films hit in 2005. Time to celebrate them. The [...]
2007 is to the serious film what 2008 was to the blockbuster. It was an all-time great year for serious films. And I'm about to overlook them almost entirely. 2007 was a great year for serious films but audiences gave them a wide berth. Let's see what they saw instead. The Bottom 25 #76. The [...]