Luca (2021) Movie Review

I liked Luca better than Toy Story 4. Let's start it off that way. I'm not a devotee to the original trilogy, but I still just found the movie too big for its britches, having some sweet moments and surprises but relegating too many beloved characters to the side, displaying more than a few moments... Continue Reading →

Old (2021) Movie Review

M. Night Shyamalan has a reputation for oddball spiritual sci-fi horror, and this movie is plastered with what he's known for. A Philly family takes a vacation down to Anamina Resorts (which doesn't exist, unsurprisingly. No resort company would ever agree to have this sort of film include their name). There's the father, Guy (Gael... Continue Reading →

Cruella (2021) Movie Review

There was Maleficent, then Suicide Squad, then Venom, then Joker, now Cruella! Apologies if I missed any, but I have to say villain stories are now trending, and Cruella is a terrific example of why we should be excited for that. When we're kids, we understand our heroes. When we're adults, we also understand our... Continue Reading →

Army of the Dead (2021) Movie Review

Second-chance movies are suspenseful. Although I’m aware he has an arsenal of movies he has directed, including a different zombie one, this is only the second movie I’ve seen from director Zack Snyder. I watched his Batman v. Superman blockbuster back in 2016, with high expectations from its ad campaign, and even if I wasn’t... Continue Reading →

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