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"
By Darin Skaggs Well here we are, we have reached another bad episode of Community. Honestly, there is not that many. There are sub par episodes, but not that many that I find not very good. There are situations that are just not that funny to me, maybe trying too hard. There are some […]Read more "Community Season 1 Episode 5: Advanced Criminal Law"
By Darin Skaggs If there is any theme I could find in the movie year of 2016, it is that life is beautiful even when faced with tremendous tragedy. With movies like Manchester By the Sea, American Honey and Kubo and the Two Strings have characters that find themselves at the lowest of lows. […]Read more "MOONLIGHT Review (2016)"
By Darin Skaggs I remember there was a time where I thought this was one of the greatest season one episodes of Community. Apparently, I was wrong. It is in no way bad, it is pretty good actually, but great it is not. The reason I put this so high in my mind was […]Read more "COMMUNITY Season 1 Episode 4: Social Psychology"
By Darin Skaggs When Damien Chazelle’s previous film, Whiplash came out I enjoyed it quite a bit. It had great acting, directorial choices and it looked wonderful, not to mention the amazing sound mixing and editing that I imagine was pure hell to perfect. I did wonder though if Chazelle was going to be […]Read more "Review: LA LA LAND (2016)"
This might be the quickest a network sitcom seems to find itself. The pilot episode was bad, the second episode was good and this one is really solid. It has a lot of the Community quirks in it that make the show one of the best of all time. It has an odd story, a […]Read more "COMMUNITY Season 1 Episode 3: Introduction to Film"
If you read my last review of the pilot episode, you know that I wasn’t a big fan of it. In the second episode, Spanish 101 the show doesn’t really find its footing but does make a large leap in quality. This has so many staples of the show like introducing Star-Burns who is […]Read more "Community Season 1 Episode 2: Spanish 101"