‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’ Is Ultimately Non-Symbiotic.

Three years ago, I made the decision to watch 'A Star Is Born' over 'Venom' on their opening weekend. As I sat down to watch both 'Venom' movies this year, I realize I made the right choice. Three hours I will never get back, all for the satisfaction of being in the comic-book movie loop. … Continue reading ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’ Is Ultimately Non-Symbiotic.

How ‘Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings’ Revitalizes The MCU.

Despite the Marvel Studios intro having been more or less the same since 2016, Phase 4 has kicked off with some exhilarating highs and some genuinely disappointing lows. From the experimental, character-driven 'WandaVision' and 'Loki' to the poorly executed and ultimately unsatisfying 'Black Widow' and 'The Falcon and the Winter Soldier', Phase 4 seems to … Continue reading How ‘Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings’ Revitalizes The MCU.

If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It: Invincible’s Take on the Superhero Genre.

Superheroes... What a concept! Hollywood seems to think that they're pretty neat as demonstrated by the overwhelming output of superhero content for the past decade. The discussion of superhero fatigue has naturally followed but has never seemed more relevant till now. There hasn't been a major superhero blockbuster since February 2020 and there won't be … Continue reading If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It: Invincible’s Take on the Superhero Genre.

Why ‘The Snyder Cut’ Feels Like a Bittersweet Victory.

While 'Zack Snyder's Justice League' is a testament to the creative vision and the true passion of the fans that supported it, it's release has left a bittersweet taste in everyone's mouth. Despite the success and overwhelming love it's getting from the fans, Warner Brothers has no plans to continue with this story. The chaotic … Continue reading Why ‘The Snyder Cut’ Feels Like a Bittersweet Victory.

‘WandaVision’ Ends Not With a Finale But With A Pause Button.

Despite making these past nine Fridays something to look forward to, Marvel's 'WandaVision' has unfortunately ended. With the appropriately titled 'The Series Finale' airing yesterday, it's time to take a look at the finale itself and how it altered the overall quality of the show. Was it the finale you expected? Probably not. Did it … Continue reading ‘WandaVision’ Ends Not With a Finale But With A Pause Button.

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Is A Disappointing Waste of Potential.

'Wonder Woman 1984' comes to us this holiday season to provide blockbuster-level entertainment and a much-needed sense of normalcy for us cinephiles. Despite watching it at home on a much smaller screen, there was this nostalgic sense of anticipation that I haven't felt for a while. I tried to make the night feel as much … Continue reading ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Is A Disappointing Waste of Potential.