Avengers: Infinity War Review – Marvel Delivers A Culminating Film

Avengers: Infinity War delivers an exciting culmination of the MCU, though it’s overstuffed and suffers from certain typical Marvel movie problems. Avengers: Infinity War sets out to accomplish a feat never previously attempted in Hollywood: bring together all the heroes of a sprawling superhero universe in a cohesive narrative while delivering an event that justifies 10 years and 18 movies worth of build up. There is an unprecedented … [Read more...]

Crazy Rich Asians: First Trailer Released

Warner Bros. unveils the first trailer for Crazy Rich Asians, Jon M. Chu’s adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s novel of the same name. Released in 2013, Kwan’s Crazy Rich Asians tells the story of Rachel Chu, who visits Singapore with her boyfriend Nick Young to attend the wedding of his childhood friend. There she meets his family and discovers they’re one of the wealthiest in Malaysia. Rachel faces a number of challenges when … [Read more...]

Blockers Review: Hilarious Raunch Comedy For Modern Audiences

Blockers takes the classic raunch comedy premise of teens losing their virginity and gives it a hilariously entertaining update for modern audiences. Blockers is the latest installment in the specific niche of comedy films that employ raunch comedy to make light of the societal rite of passage that is losing your virginity. Typical of the ’80s and ’90s, with 1999’s American Pie arguably being the last memorable film to fall into … [Read more...]

Isle of Dogs Review: Wes Anderson’s Latest is A Heartwarming Tale

Isle of Dogs infuses writer-director Wes Anderson’s signature humor in an offbeat, but still heartwarming story about a boy and his dog(s). Writer and director Wes Anderson first made a name for himself with his 1996 debut Bottle Rocket. In the two decades since, Anderson has continued to develop his own unique directorial style matched with an offbeat humor that’s all his own. With a number of critical darlings under his belt – … [Read more...]

Pacific Rim Uprising Review: John Boyega Elevates An Imperfect Sequel

Pacific Rim Uprising builds out the universe for a bigger, more fun fight between giant robots and monsters, but loses sight of del Toro’s vision. In 2013, Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim debuted to mixed-to-positive reviews, but earned a great deal of favor from fans who connected with the filmmaker’s world of giant robots and monsters – or, at least, those who enjoyed watching the giant robots fight the giant monsters. … [Read more...]

I Kill Giants Review: A Monstrously Compelling Coming-of-Age Tale

I Kill Giants faithfully adapts the graphic novel for a striking coming-of-age movie that blends magical realism with heartbreaking drama. Created by writer Joe Kelly and artist J.M. Ken Niimura, I Kill Giants was first launched as a limited comic book series from Image Comics starting in 2008, though it was compiled into a graphic novel and released in 2009. After inspiring a devoted fan following of the comic, a big screen adaptation of I Kill … [Read more...]

Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch First Trailer Released

Illumination releases the first trailer for The Grinch, their upcoming animated adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! children’s book. Dr. Seuss’ classic holiday tale has been adapted twice before, once as a half-hour animated TV special in 1966 with narration by Boris Karloff, and again in 2000 by Ron Howard in the Jim Carrey-starring live-action film. Now, Illumination will adapt How the Grinch Stole … [Read more...]

A Wrinkle in Time Review: Disney’s Latest is a Beautiful Misfire

A Wrinkle in Time offers an engaging family-friendly sci-fi adventure, but falls short of reaching the potential of its talented cast and director. Ever since her Academy Award-winning 2014 film Selma, director Ava DuVernay has been one of the most sought-after filmmakers in Hollywood. After Selma, rumors indicated DuVernay was eyed for both Marvel Studios’ Black Panther and a Star Wars movie at Lucasfilm, though she didn’t end up … [Read more...]

Love, Simon Review: A Modern Teen Rom-Com Classic

Love, Simon is a funny, heartfelt, and truly touching teen romantic comedy that instantly becomes a modern classic for today’s generation. Hollywood has always loved adapting popular novels to the big screen. In the last two decades, it has seemed that adaptations of young adult novels have been on the rise, with studios finding success in the realm of sci-fi/fantasy especially with Harry Potter, Twilight, and The Hunger Games. However, … [Read more...]

Annihilation Review: Alex Garland’s Latest Is A Stunning Sci-fi Film

Director Alex Garland blends high concept sci-fi with stunning visuals and a dash of horror for an exciting female-led film in Annihilation. Based on the book of the same name by Jeff VanderMeer – the first in his Southern Reach Trilogy – Annihilation is the second big screen directorial effort from Alex Garland. Garland made a name for himself in Hollywood by working on a number of high-concept science fiction scripts, including 28 … [Read more...]

Venom Trailer Reveals First Look At Tom Hardy’s Symbiote Movie

Sony released the first trailer for Venom. Last year, Sony Pictures surprised superhero fans by announcing they were developing a live-action Venom movie starring Tom Hardy and directed by Zombieland’s Ruben Fleischer. The announcement arrived just before Sony and Marvel Studios released Spider-Man: Homecoming, the first film starring Tom Holland’s Peter Parker after he made his Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in Captain America: … [Read more...]

Fifty Shades Freed Review: Married Life With Ana & Christian

Fifty Shades Freed brings the E.L. James’ book-based trilogy to its climax with plenty of sex, overwrought drama, and unintentional humor. Fifty Shades Freed is the final installment in the trilogy of movies based on the book series by E.L. James that was first published in 2011. Fifty Shades of Grey, the movie from director Sam Taylor-Johnson and writer Kelly Marcel, launched the film trilogy in 2015. However, Fifty Shades of Grey received … [Read more...]

Watch Every Super Bowl 52 Movie & TV Trailer

Hollywood is debuting a number of new movie and TV show trailers at Super Bowl LII – starting days before the big game even kicked off – and they’re all available to watch right here. Each year, the Super Bowl is a massive event not only in the world of professional sports but entertainment in general; while more than 100 million viewers tune in to watch the Super Bowl in the United States alone, not all of them watch for the … [Read more...]