The Current Position Of Sony’s ‘Spider-Man’-Less Universe

When the first teaser for ‘Venom’ released early last year, it would be safe to say that my hopes were not high for this upcoming universe that Sony was developing. At the time, I was more invested in ‘Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’ due to the high praise I had heard the film was receiving from…

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished in “Greta”

Greta is a stalker film, but one that is so deeply unsettling at times that it continuously walks the line between being a psychological thriller and a straight up horror film. The relationship, rather than being about a spurned lover or an obsessive weirdo, is a little bit different. It’s between a young woman and…

Serenity review – A Neo-noir Inception-like Mystery that is Utterly Fascinating

Director Steven Knight makes a very confident stride in taking Hollywood’s conventional narrative ‘rules’ and throwing them into the abyss with Serenity. The film is a neo-noir mystery that delves into a rubix cube-Inception-like narrative that constantly twists and subverts expectations, it is absolutely fascinating. It is unlike any other film. There are signs throughout…

At Eternity’s Gate review – A Beautifully Impulsive Study of Vincent Van Gogh

Julian Schnabel is one of the world’s greatest contemporary artists, a neo-expressionist. A style of late-modernist or early-postmodern painting and sculpture defined by subjectivity and rough application of materials. This is critical to understanding the vision of Schnabel, At Eternity’s Gate is told through the perspective of Van Gogh (Willem Dafoe) and like his paintings it’s…

Carlos Valdes Leaving CW’s ‘The Flash’

Before beginning his run on ‘The Flash’ in 2014, Carlos Valdes was known for his various roles in Broadway with no film or television projects under his belt until joining ‘The Flash’. This is not unusual for a Broadway-centric actor to jump onto the DC Television train (Melissa Benoist also being another notable example). Because Carlos…

Alita: Battle Angel review – Beautiful, Ambitious and Spectacular

James Cameron’s baby has finally arrived and it sure is good. Full of warmth and heart Robert Rodriguez ably crafts a fantastical world. Beautiful in all its devastation. A high-concept Sci-fi fantasy-romance that leaves you with a sense of awe and love for the world created. Alita (Rosa Salazar) is brutal, adventurous and loving –…

The Prodigy – Creepy Kids Are Back in Style

The Prodigy is the first true horror release of 2019 (Escape Room was more of a thriller than straight horror), and fans of the genre will be pleased to know that it delivers some solid scares. There have been plenty of movies about creepy children, the one that’s always first to come to mind is The Omen,…