Toy Story 4 – An Animated Masterpiece

A beautiful coda to the Toy Story Trilogy, Toy Story 4 provides a perfect epilogue for these beloved characters with strong emotional beats, powerful themes and hilarious moments. To use a sports analogy, Toy Story 4 is the equivalent of Michael Jordan coming out of retirement after his first 3-Peat, just to begin another 3-Peat.…

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BATMAN – 30 Years Later

Tim Burton’s BATMAN released in the summer of 1989 to overwhelming box office success and saw Bat-Mania sweep the world. Almost creating the trend of covering the opening weekend box office overnight the film made over $40 million in its debut weekend ($5 million more than its budget) which shattered all previous records. Starring Michael…

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Doom Patrol: The Comic Book Show You Didn’t Know You Needed

It’s been a few weeks since DC Universe’s 2nd live action series ended its first season and with that comes a lot to discuss to say the least. To get right into it, Doom Patrol is easily one of DC’s best live action shows that they have ever done. With a premise that you can’t…

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Men in Black: International Review

Unable to capture the magic of the original, Men in Black: International finds itself paper thin, with solid acting by the leads keeping it alive. Men in Black, the 1990s sci-fi franchise, carried by Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones, was beloved by critics and audiences alike. Unfortunately, every sequel that followed it had a…

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The Tragedy of Ser Jorah Mormont

An in-depth analysis of the Game of Thrones’ character.Spoilers follow. “The world is a comedy to those who think; a tragedy to those who feel.” — Horace Walpole. Letter to Anne, Countess of Ossory (August 16th 1776). Tragedy is one of the seven principle themes of storytelling. It is defined by the undoing of a…

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Dark Phoenix – REVIEW

Dark Phoenix takes a grounded, darker and streamlined approach to the classic story and wraps up the First Class Saga in a unique and fulfilling way. Dark Phoenix stars the longtime cast of James McAvoy as Professor Charles Xavier, Michael Fassbender as Erik Lehnsherr, Jennifer Lawrence Raven, Sophie Turner as Jean Grey, Nicholas Hoult as…

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters – Review

While not as thematically rich as its predecessor, Godzilla: King of the Monsters dials up the Kaiju action as it delivers stunning visual action sequences and awe inspiring Godzilla moments that will please most fans. Godzilla: King of the Monsters stars Kyle Chandler as Mark Russell, Vera Farmiga as Dr. Emma Russell, Millie Bobby Brown…

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Swamp Thing Season 1, Ep. 1 – Review

[SPOILERS] Well, the day has finally arrived. The pilot for the murky backwoods body horror series Swamp Thing has officially premiered on the DC Universe streaming service and it certainly will make you want to tune in for episode two next week. Swamp Thing is the third exclusive series to make its debut on the niche streaming platform…

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Game of Thrones Series Finale – Review

This review contains mild spoilers. The thrilling show based on the series “A Song of Fire and Ice” by George R.R. Martin came to its end this past Sunday. For eight years, fans watched favorite characters die, came up with insane fan theories, and waited to see which character would end up on the Iron…

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John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum – The Crown Jewel of Action

Keanu Reeves shines as John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum adds stunning martial arts choreography to its patented Gun-Fu combat, bringing a worthy new chapter to a near flawless franchise. The John Wick series has been one of the most impressive Hollywood film franchises we’ve seen in the last decade. Ever since 2014’s John Wick…

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The Chance To Be Brave – An Analysis of Tom King’s Batman, Issues 1-13

Note: This article will contain spoilers for the first thirteen issues of Tom King’s Batman Tom King had the monumental task of following Scott Snyder’s legendary run on Batman, and while I’m a huge King fan I wasn’t sure how his Batman would stack up to what came before. I can happily say that King’s…

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Pokémon: Detective Pikachu – A New Age of VFX

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu is the first live action film based on the multi-billion dollar franchise and doesn’t disappoint with stunning visuals, impeccable VFX and a charismatic performance by Ryan Reynolds. Directed by Rob Letterman, written by Nicole Perlman, distributed by Warner Bros. and starring Ryan Reynolds and Justice Smith, Pokémon: Detective Pikachu is the first…

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Avengers: Endgame – Taking Superhero Films to Their Highest Level

Avengers: Endgame culminates the MCU with a swan song that celebrates its rich history and provides a heartfelt conclusion 22 films in the making. Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo and featuring an all star cast of Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie…

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