Review – A Web Full Of Villains (“Spider-Man: No Way Home”)

There has been SO much hype about this movie it’s crazy: other Spider-Men? A possible Sinister Six showing up? And then there’s the unbelievable unmasking of Spider-Man, aka Peter Parker, from 2019’s Spider-Man: Far From Home that has yet to be resolved! Whew!! (SOME SPOILERS!!)It sucks being Spider-Man. Picking up immediately from Far From Home,…

Review – These Avengers Take An Eternity (“Eternals”)

What? Never heard of these guys? Not surprised. Based on Jack Kirby’s long-forgotten comic book series, these ten superheroes from the planet Olympia have hidden in the shadows for over 7,000 years, but they’ve got to come out and play sometime, right? Originally sent to Earth by the cosmic Celestials to get rid of some mindless…

Review – It’s Good To Be The Kwisatz Haderach (“Dune”)

Here we go again! This is the fourth time putting Frank Herbert’s Dune on the screen. Besides the 1984 cinematic bomb, there was Alejandro Jodorowsky’s failed attempt in 1974, plus the 2000/2003 mini-series on the old Sci-Fi Channel. Will this one be any good? It’s the year 10,191 and nobody’s invented sunglasses? Really? If you’ve…

Review – A Sequel To Die For (“The Suicide Squad”)

This is a rarity: a reboot/sequel released just five years after its original, that not only bears practically the same title, but wants to you ignore how bad the original was. Who does that? Writer and director James Gunn of the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise, that’s who! If you saw the flawed 2016 Suicide…

Review – Color Me Confused (“The Green Knight”)

The epic tale of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight has been around since the 14th Century, told and retold in film and TV. This version is by visionary writer/director David Lowery, who brought us 2016’s Pete’s Dragon, A Ghost Story, and Ain’t Them Bodies Saints. Imagine an ancient tale told with the cinematic brilliance…