Movies

1 2 3 12
Paris 13th District Adrian Tomine poster featured MoviesReviews
Paris, 13th District

By | Apr 13, 2022 | Movies, Reviews

[Header artwork by Adrian Tomine] Based on several short stories by American cartoonist Adrian Tomine, French auteur Jacques Audiard’s latest film, Paris, 13th District (French: Les Olympiades, Paris 13e) is a black-and-white drama exploring sex and relationships in the current day City of Love. It follows the lives of Émilie (Lucie Zhang), a call center […]

MORE »
Morbius Film Featured MoviesReviews
Morbius

By | Apr 1, 2022 | Movies, Reviews

It’s never a good sign after leaving a movie that one of my first thoughts are “how did this get made?” Followed closely by “on a scale of Suicide Squad (2016) to Justice League (2017), where does this fall?” Those are what rattled around in my head as I walked back from seeing this movie […]

MORE »
MoviesReviews
Jujutsu Kaisen 0

By | Mar 23, 2022 | Movies, Reviews

Based on the manga “Tokyo Metropolitan Curse Technical School”, later known as “Jujutsu Kaisen” Vol. 0, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 is a feature length prequel to the anime series, Jujutsu Kaisen, produced by Studio MAPPA, based on the manga “Jujutsu Kaisen” by Gege Akutami. If that sounds confusing, that’s because it kind of is if you […]

MORE »
The Batman 2021 logo MoviesReviews
The Batman

By | Mar 3, 2022 | Movies, Reviews

There is something off about the Batman, a recognition of something darker that underlies the self-deprecating jab in Batman Begins about how “a guy who dresses up like a bat clearly has issues.” That gnawing tension runs through Matt Reeves’s new film, aptly titled, The Batman. It slowly walks out of the shadows in the […]

MORE »
Marry Me movie featured MoviesReviews
Marry Me

By | Feb 15, 2022 | Movies, Reviews

One of the most unlikely comic book movies of the year, She-Hulk director Kat Coiro’s romantic comedy Marry Me — based on the webcomic by Bobby Crosby and (an unfortunately uncredited) Remy “Eisu” Mokhtar — features Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson in the tale of a similarly unexpected pairing: Kat Valdez (Lopez), a pop star, […]

MORE »
Catwoman Hunted featured MoviesReviews
Catwoman: Hunted

By | Feb 9, 2022 | Movies, Reviews

After nearly 15 years of DC Universe Animated Original Movies, Catwoman finally has her own feature solo film, and it’s an anime movie co-starring Batwoman no less, directed by Shinsuke Terasawa from a script by Young Justice co-creator Greg Weisman. Like many animated DTV DC films, it’s a slightly undercooked, 80-minute affair, but still enough […]

MORE »
MoviesReviews
Lupin III: The First

By | Jan 17, 2022 | Movies, Reviews

Contrary to its title, it is neither an origin story for the gentleman thief nor is it even set particularly far back in his continuity. Instead, it is referring to what the film is i.e. the first of its kind: a fully computer-animated Lupin III film.

MORE »
MoviesReviews
Spider-Man: No Way Home

By | Dec 20, 2021 | Movies, Reviews

Smashing box office records, even by pre-COVID standards, it seems like everyone in the U.S. will have seen this by the time this review goes live. What follows is a short spoiler-free review of Spider-Man: No Way Home limited to the stuff you’ve seen in trailers. After the break, however, is a full-on spoiler-filled review […]

MORE »

1 2 3 12