Pretty, but Pointless: A Review of The Huntsman: Winter’s War.

This post contains spoilers! Sometimes you want to watch a movie or read a book just to see how bad it’ll be, especially if it’s a sequel and there was quite a bit of negative feedback about the original. Sequels to debatably good originals seem to be appearing more frequently these days. For the level-headed…

4 Heroes. 4 Movies. 4 Mistakes. 4 Puns.

There have been four attempts to bring Marvel’s first family to life on the big screen. First in 1994, then 2005, 2007, and most recently in 2015. Whatever grand cosmic meaning might be found in four failed Fantastic 4 movies escapes me, but all of them have sucked. I’ve heard people say maybe the Fantastic…

Film Review for I, Frankenstein

In I, Frankenstein, director Stuart Beattie certainly takes an interesting approach to his interpretation of Mary Shelley’s legendary novel, but presentation sadly fails to live up to the ideal. His attempt to develop Frankenstein’s pivotal religious motif by personifying Christianity in a gargoyle’s figure is creative yet unprovocative, and Bill Nighy’s portrayal of the cold,…