If I’m being perfectly honest I wanted Avengers: Infinity War to be a complete mess. The idea of dozens of characters sharing one screen for a little under three hours seemed like a crackpot idea that could only be executed with complete failure. After a recent viewing of one of my favorite Marvel Cinematic Universe […]Read more "AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR (2018) Review"
If you were to tell me the star of License to Wed, Jim from The Office and the director of the terrible film The Hollars made an excellent horror movie his year, I would have laughed in your face and told you off. But here we are. John Krasinski in his second directorial effort has […]Read more "A QUIET PLACE (2018) REVIEW"
Spielberg loves movies. That is one of the most obvious statements of all time, but his latest film, Ready Player One, proves even more what art means to him. It is a movie about virtual video games that everyone is obsessed with, yet Spielberg takes this media and says how much it was influenced by […]Read more "READY PLAYER ONE (2018) Review"
John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein’s Game Night is a hilarious comedy about a couple, Max and Annie, played by Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams respectively, who get together with their friends for a weekly evening of snacks and charades. Max’s jealousy inducing brother Brooks, played by Kyle Chandler, comes by to host his […]Read more "Game Night (2018) Review"
I tried this thing last year and it seemed to make me feel better, so might as well do it again this year. This is a playlist that tells a story of how my 2017 went, mostly just in feeling, not really telling actual events. Just like last year, I have no intention of explaining […]Read more "That Went Well 2017 – A Musical Indication of My Year"
Edgar Wright is one of my favorite filmmakers. He is known for his respectful homages to many of the under looked genres like horror (Shaun of the Dead) or action (Hot Fuzz). The further you get into his filmography, you find the stories get more straight forward and have less obvious call backs to […]Read more "Review: BABY DRIVER (2017)"
By Darin Skaggs The superhero genre is a mess and no other series are messier than the X-Men movies. You could make an argument for the current state of the DC movie universe, but at least those are consistent in their tone and quality. The X-Men series has hit every point of quality from […]Read more "LOGAN (2017) Review"