Ant-Man and the Wasp – Sometimes Smaller is Better

After the universe-ending spectacle that was Infinity War, Ant-Man and the Wasp serves as a great palette cleanser for audiences of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. There’s no giant battle (the climax of the film is a car chase), the villain has no plans for world domination, and the stakes are smaller and more personal. Hope…

Incredibles 2 – Still Super After All These Years

Look up any list of the top Pixar movies and you’ll often find The Incredibles at the very top. Its spot as Pixar’s best was rightfully earned; when the film was released in 2004, it was met with tremendous critical and box office acclaim. The story of a regular suburban family who just happen to…

Pacific Rim: Uprising – Double the action, half the fun

I am not sure what I wanted or expected from a sequel to Guillermo Del Toro’s Pacific Rim, but I am sure that it wasn’t this. Del Toro was replaced by Steven S. DeKnight for Uprising, and while that immediately disheartened fans of the first, I was still willing to give this a chance. I…

Love, Simon – Review

Simon Spier is your standard, run of the mill, white upper-middle class high schooler. He has loving and supportive family and friends. He loves music and musical theater. He and his friends are in their school’s production of Cabaret, which is being directed by the drama teacher, Ms. Albright (played by a scene stealing Natasha…

Tomb Raider – Review

Lara Croft is the heiress to the Croft empire, a company founded by her father, who disappeared seven years ago. (We’re never told what kind of business Croft actually does, however). She lives her life on her terms, having zero interest in taking over the reigns of the Croft business, instead choosing to spend her…