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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was released one year ago today this weekend. The film received universal acclaim from comic and non-comic fans, even earning the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film. Long-time Spider-man fans considered it the most accurate version of Spider-man created, whereas fans unfamiliar with the mythos fell for the heartwarming andContinue reading “Mask of the Phantasm is Batman’s Spider-verse.”
From IMDb: “When Lupin heads to the kingdom of Zufu to pilfer its treasure, he incurs the wrath of its psychotic ruler General Headhunter, who places a dead-or-alive bounty on his head that many intend to collect.” What I liked: Sharp pace enhances an already engaging story featuring one of my favorite fictional characters andContinue reading “Lupin III: Dead or Alive (1996)”
Stuber is an action-buddy-comedy about an Uber driver being forced to drive a cop around town as he cracks down on his toughest case. What I liked: I’m picky with movies, especially with comedies. However, this movie had me laughing a lot, from giggles to guffaws. I found Kumail Nanjiani’s character annoying at first, butContinue reading “Stuber”
This movie was directed by Jon Watts, who has directed the last two Spider-Man movies. This one tells the story of two boys that find a cop’s car hidden from the main road, and what happens when they innocently drive off with it. What I liked: The two child leads carry the whole movie withContinue reading “Cop Car”
What I Liked: Certain moments in the movie, like the Zemeckis Cube, as well as other moments featuring characters and movie items that touched all my nostalgia bones. The action scenes were a lot of fun. What I Disliked: Read the book years ago, and only mildly enjoyed it. I didn’t really care for overallContinue reading “Ready Player One”
What I Liked: Great writing; a tight script that never lingers on improvised jokes. Dialog that is fresh and clever, never relying on lazy and heavily borrowed lines from movies past. Constantly keeps the story moving. Fun characters, all of them lovable. You’d want to hang out with them outside of the movie. Smart blendContinue reading “Game Night”
First things first: I haven’t watched the original “Ducktales” cartoon in DECADES. Sometimes, things like movies, cartoons and music don’t hold up to our cynical adult views, and it’s best to leave them in the past with our youthful innocence. But that doesn’t mean you can’t turn that thirst for nostalgia into a much more richContinue reading “Ducktales (tv) (2017)”