Reviews

Review: Wonder Woman

Posted by: |

Review: Wonder Woman

After years of waiting and many attempts Wonder Woman has finally gotten a big budget movie. After an appearance in the massively lackluster Batman v Superman: The Dawn of Justice last year, WB/DC finally got itself a hit with a good film. Only took four tries. But hey maybe “fourth time’s a charm” is the new three. What could have been another disappointing disaster ends up being one great comic book movie. From start to finish this is the movie fans have been waiting for.

Read On

Review – Transformers: Till All Are One #10

Posted by: |

Review – Transformers: Till All Are One #10

In the latest issue Starscream shows his true colors like we knew he always would but it’s okay because he’s also flirting with someone. Does that make me shallow? Don’t care, bring on the innuendo!

Ahem. See below for preview pages and a review of Transformers: Till All Are One #10.

Read On

Review: X-Files #14

Posted by: |

Review: X-Files #14

By guest writer David Leninhawk.

The 14th issue of this line of IDW “The X-Files” titles takes place sometime after the recent limited run revival of the television series. The revival was met with mixed reviews, with critiques ranging from the increasing absurdity of the conspiracy throughline to the portrayal of a transgender prostitute in one of the stronger, stand-alone episodes from the return. Most of the critiques centered on one man, “X-Files” creator Chris Carter. It has been noted, in numerous forums, that perhaps the one thing that could vastly improve the franchise would be to divorce it from its creator.

Read On

Review: Vision Vol. 1 – Little Worse Than A Man

Posted by: |

Review: Vision Vol. 1 – Little Worse Than A Man

It’s the quintessential American Dream: a respectable government job and a house in the DC suburbs. The picture wouldn’t be complete without a beautiful wife and two happy children, or at least that’s what the Vision thinks. So he went to a lot of trouble and made them.

Nominated for a Hugo Award this year, Tom King’s Little Worse Than A Man (with illustrations by Gabriel Walta) shows what happens when a non-human hero is determined to live a human life. It’s a story that starts out light and then gets dark surprisingly fast.

Read On

Thoughts on the Dirty Dancing Remake

Posted by: |

Thoughts on the Dirty Dancing Remake

By guest writer Emily A. Filmore.

My 11-year-old daughter, Sage, and I watched the 2017 ABC remake of Dirty Dancing. While I think it is a good attempt to revive an old classic, I spent the entire three hours mourning the incomparable Patrick Swayze and comparing the whole casts’ dance skills, the cinematography, and yes, the storyline to my beloved original; she thinks it was a fun, cute movie, and really enjoyed the singing. I was exactly Sage’s age when the original came out, so this was great timing; it was one of the first adult movies I ever watched…and in 1987 me getting to see two people kiss on the lips was quite a racy event! Today, Sage has seen much more than this on network television, so nothing about the movie shocked her.

Read On

Review: Baywatch

Posted by: |

Review: Baywatch

Let’s face it: The Rock is awesome. And pretty much everything he does is awesome, good or bad. So when it was announced that he was doing the Baywatch movie based on the television show which ran eleven seasons from 1989-2001, and it was getting this 21 Jump Street movie treatment, where they poke fun at it while actually making a movie about it, I was sold. What could have been really terrible ended up being a hilarious and raunchy movie that was very entertaining.

105374

Read On

Review: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Posted by: |

Review: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Once again Disney sets sail with another installment in the hugely popular Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. With their fifth film, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Johnny Depp and Geoffrey Rush reprise their roles as Jack Sparrow and Hector Barbossa, respectively. Also staring are newcomers to the franchise, Javier Bardem as Armando Salazar, Brenton Thwaites as Henry Turner and Kaya Scodelario as Carina Smyth. Also featuring Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightly as Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann, following their absence from the fourth installment, On Stranger Tides.

pirates-of-the-caribbean-dead-men-tell-no-tales-5 Read On