Stu from What We Do in the Shadows might just be my favorite character in any comedy movie – or perhaps any movie, period. What We Do in the Shadows is a mockumentary following the lives of four vampire roommates in Wellington, New Zealand. We get to see their everyday lives as they prepare for… Continue reading What We Do in the Shadows: The Story of Stu
…it looks fine? I’m determined to follow this movie from conception to release, good or bad. I had done the post a few months ago covering the pros and cons of the movie, why I thought it would either be good or a disappointment. That was actually before we had a trailer, and I was… Continue reading The Jungle Cruise trailer is here and…
My friends and I recently started a “Book and Movies Club” (so far, we’re only watching movies, but I’m confident we’ll move onto books… eventually). To this point, the selections have mostly been movies that we figured would generate a healthy discussion or ones we’ve heard were underrated. One of these latter movies was The… Continue reading Underrated: The Endless [No Spoilers]
Older Hollywood directors really seem to enjoy causing a stir with their divisive opinions about what is and isn’t cinema, or what really qualifies a movie experience. Steven Spielberg hates Netflix, Quentin Tarantino hates Netflix, and on a regular basis they’ll both happily tell you about why it’s the worst thing to happen to movies… Continue reading The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly wasn’t “Cinema” either
In Autumn 2014, Cartoon Network graced us with a ten-episode miniseries about two young brothers wandering through a dark and winding wood called The Unknown, trying to find their way home. In pursuit of the two brothers is a mysterious creature simply referred to as “the Beast.” They encounter a cast of recurring characters like… Continue reading Time for fall? More like Over the Garden Wall!
Between the years of 1998 and 2011, the Harry Potter books and movies formed an absolute cultural powerhouse. It started with the release of the first book, and ended with the release of the last movie. But, as we are waiting for the third movie in the prequel spinoff series, Fantastic Beasts, faith in the franchise is at… Continue reading Fantastic Beasts’ Looming Problem
If you’ve been on any pop culture site in the past decade, you’ve no doubt encountered superhero related news. And I’m sure if you scroll down enough in the comments you’d eventually find someone saying “Grow up, these are for kids”. I’m going to try not to be this guy. “Superheroes are for kids” is… Continue reading Comic Books Are For Adults – But Sometimes They Have Trouble Acting That Way