Review: Joker

Todd Phillips' origin story for the Clown Prince of Crime veers away from the trappings of a traditional comic book movie by taking inspiration from the Martin Scorcese films of the 1970's like Taxi Driver and The King of Comedy. The result of this bold, though slightly derivative, direction is an impressive piece of filmmaking … Continue reading Review: Joker

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Review: It: Chapter Two

Andy Muschietti’s 2nd half follow-up to his massive 2017 hit does have a few good things going for it: it’s reasonably well-paced despite its incredible length, it boasts a very entertaining Bill Hader performance, and it gets a lot of mileage out of the strength of Stephen King’s source material. However the near 3-hour running time is littered with missteps from … Continue reading Review: It: Chapter Two

The Top 25 Episodes of Game of Thrones

WARNING: HEAVY SPOILERS TO FOLLOW. Game of Thrones has been with us for nearly a decade, but when it began, it was still a rather niche show. It wouldn't become the cultural phenomenon that it is today for a few years, after shockingly killing off many beloved characters in the early seasons. That type of … Continue reading The Top 25 Episodes of Game of Thrones

Review: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Teenage Miles Morales must contend with living up to his parents' expectations after getting admitted to an esteemed high school and with living up to the expectations of multiple Spider-heroes after getting bitten by a radioactive spider of his own. Into the Spider-Verse is the most visually creative and innovative movie since Edgar Wright's Scott … Continue reading Review: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse