It’s been 2 years since the events of Season 2. Those who only watch The Mandalorian need a recap. The last time we saw Grogu, he left Din Djarin (Pedro Pascal) to join Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and become a Jedi. Favreau, Filoni and co. reversed during The Book of Boba Fett, which reunited the … Continue reading ‘The Mandalorian’ – ‘Chapter 17: The Apostate’ Recap
Review: Thor: Love and Thunder, it’s hammerin’ time!
Back in 2011, Kenneth Branagh set out to make Shakespeare out of Thor. By 2017, Taika Waititi took over directing duties and understood it’s best not to take the Norse god too seriously. With Thor: Love and Thunder, Taika literally strips Thor of his seriousness and puts his signature brand of humor on full display. … Continue reading Review: Thor: Love and Thunder, it’s hammerin’ time!
Review: ‘Rick and Morty’ Picks Up Where It Left Off with the Callback Heavy Season 4
The rise of science fiction on television has offered unique opportunities for storytellers. For Justin Roiland, he not only accelerated the revitalization of the genre in the medium, but he took full advantage of his artform to tell ridiculous stories. Roiland, the creator and star of Rick and Morty, has created a natural successor to The Simpsons or South Park … Continue reading Review: ‘Rick and Morty’ Picks Up Where It Left Off with the Callback Heavy Season 4
SPOILER REVIEW: ‘The Mandalorian’ Could Be the Best ‘Star Wars’ Since ‘Empire’
Back in the 1970s, there were real reasons to believe movies had been changed forever. New directors and visions were breaking through yearly. Warren Beatty's Bonnie and Clyde made violence and death sexy, yet horrifying. The Godfather placed the mafia into the public psyche, crafting the most exciting and cautionary tale the American Dream corrupting us to … Continue reading SPOILER REVIEW: ‘The Mandalorian’ Could Be the Best ‘Star Wars’ Since ‘Empire’
Review: ‘Jojo Rabbit’ Bungles It’s Satirical Premise With Uneven Tones and Performances
There's no question that the past five years have been kind to Taika Waititi. The director made Thor: Ragnarok a standout feature of the MCU. Waititi thrived in independent genre comedy thanks to Hunt For The Wilderpeople and What We Do In the Shadows. The director might be one of the best comedic directors of the decade, earning a … Continue reading Review: ‘Jojo Rabbit’ Bungles It’s Satirical Premise With Uneven Tones and Performances
TV Review: ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ Surpasses the Original Film in Comedy and Creativity
Back in 2014, a small little indie film shook up horror fanbases. However, rather than being known as a terrifying new prodigy that we all had to check out, it was funny. Like really funny. We Do in the Shadows brought the mockumentary style of satire into the horror genre with unexpected results. Taika Waititi and Jermaine … Continue reading TV Review: ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ Surpasses the Original Film in Comedy and Creativity