Despite all the controversy and differing reviews regarding The Last Jedi, I liked the movie and thought it gave some great insight into where the franchise is going. I like some of the changes; I'm not as fond of others. Fair warning, there will be a lot of spoilers in this post, so if you … Continue reading What Does Last Jedi Tell Us about Episode IX?
I was listening to some Weird Al recently and heard the song "White and Nerdy." One of the lines in the song is "The only question I ever thought was hard was do I like Kirk or do I like Picard?" It got me thinking about the classic Star Trek debate. My thought is that … Continue reading Kirk or Picard?
I really enjoy movies based on comic books, whether they be successful like Iron Man, or not like Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Every time I watch one (or re-watch one) I write up a post with my thoughts. I try to be spoiler free, but the older the movie, the less … Continue reading Comic Book Movie Rewatch: Catwoman
My kids are at that age where Disney movies are awesome, and they can watch the same one over and over again. We also just got back from Disneyland. Since Disney has been on my mind so much recently, I started thinking about which Disney villain I would be. That also led to me think … Continue reading The Most Evil/Benign Disney Villains
A while ago, I wrote a post comparing the DCEU approach to the MCU. I focused a lot on suspension of disbelief, and how Marvel's light hearted tone allowed for a greater level of forgiveness than DC's darker approach. Now, after each franchise has released a few more movies, I've decided to go back and … Continue reading Strengths and Weaknesses in the DCEU and MCU
I love watching sci-fi movies, but I've found that most lists of the best sci-fi movies span the entire genre. That means comedy movies like Paul are placed next to action films like Star Wars. Sure, it shows the large variety that's possible in sci-fi, but it doesn't always help me find the kind of … Continue reading Best Horror Sci-Fi Movies
I read an article a while ago (sorry, I can't find the link) that discussed video game movies and why none of them live up to expectations. That got me thinking about the difference between video game movies and comic book movies. Both comics and video games started as "nerd" activities, but playing video games … Continue reading Will Video Game Movies Ever Surge Like Comic Book Movies Did?