When any person remotely familiar with the art of filmmaking hears the name “Quentin Tarantino,” there are a number of ideas that might come to mind. Whether it is the unparalleled mastery of explicit dialogue, the bizarre concentration on highly stylized, yet unrelentingly brutal violence, or the love for non-linear narrative structure and chronology, film […]Read More Documentary “QT8: The First Eight” sparkles with the same energy as its subject.
There is quite a lot to unpack in this review. It took me two viewings to decide exactly how I felt about this film. Nevertheless, here we are in the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s 23rd film, and it does not show signs of slowing down anytime soon. ———————————————————————————————————————- After the universe-shattering events of Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame, Peter Parker […]Read More Spider-Man is Far From Home, but the MCU is Right Where it Needs to be
Captain Marvel is a wild thrill-ride full of twists and turns, with an emotional punch to provide some balance to the fun factor. The vision of directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck resulted in a smart, daring, and satisfying prequel story. Brie Larson (Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel) and Samuel L. Jackson’s (Nick Fury) chemistry and interactions […]Read More Captain Marvel: Yet another Marvel from Marvel Studios
M. Night Shyamalan’s conclusion to his unexpected superhero trilogy is definitely a mixed-bag. With the star power of Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, and James McAvoy, it is sure to draw a crowd, but when you really dive deep into its filmmaking components, you can find some flaws amongst its strengths. As is the case […]Read More Glass: Shyamalan’s Final Installment in his Secret Trilogy
In M. Night Shyamalan’s science-fiction superhero drama Unbreakable, we are shown a reflection of the real world, with some extraordinary supernatural elements. Bruce Willis plays David Dunn, a security guard who miraculously survives a disastrous train crash, while every single other passenger unfortunately perishes. On the opposite end of the spectrum, we have Samuel L. […]Read More “Unbreakable” is an Unbelievable Story