It must have been pretty weird for some folks at Disney last year. Pirates of the Caribbean, the once stellar franchise inspired by their theme park ride, released a fifth installment, Dead Men Tell No Tales (or Salazar’s Revenge in some countries) to very lukewarm reception. It was a far cry from its heyday. During […]Read More Does anyone even remember that ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ film from last year?
I don’t know if the world is still bawling over the ending of Avengers: Infinity War, but I pretty much got over it after a day. If it’s one thing I’ve learned about superhero movies and comic books, it’s that no one actually dies… unless you’re Peter Parker’s uncle. We’ve seen it countless of times […]Read More Who will die, return and stay alive in ‘Avengers 4’
This article contains mild spoilers. It’s easy not to take Deadpool 2 seriously. The sequel to the 2016 box office smash is full of graphic slapstick, fourth-wall-breaking banter and sentimental throwback music that made the first film a groundbreaking superhero hit… although Deadpool 2 doesn’t bring anything new to the table. Ryan Reynolds returns as […]Read More ‘Deadpool 2’ is nonsensical fun but offers nothing new (review)
This article contains spoilers. Time is without a doubt one of the most complex storytelling devices known to mere mortal writers. When fantasy and sci-fi writers dabble with time manipulation and time travel in their stories, readers and viewers tend to be lost in a sea of doubts and questions. The Time Stone is one […]Read More Lost in time: Why didn’t Doctor Strange reverse time in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’?
The Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Black Panther was made available for digital download last week, a really short span considering its premiere in movie theaters was only in mid-February, but just as well. Hardcore Marvel fans were desperate for the digital copy so that they could watch all eighteen MCU films before taking on Avengers: Infinity […]Read More I watched ‘Black Panther’ again and it’s just as amazing (review)
This article contains spoilers. It’s been over two weeks since the release of Avengers: Infinity War. Spoiler-filled content has swarmed the Internet so pervasively, it’s quite impossible to avoid scrolling past such articles on your social media feeds. Thank god I caught the movie on its Thursday debut. Last night, I encountered an article on […]Read More Exactly how brilliant a villain is Marvel’s Thanos?
It’s mid-May and we’ve already been treated to two billion-dollar blockbusters (Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War) that are sure to have locked in the top two spots on the list of highest-grossing films in 2018. What other movies are there left in the year that I’m really looking forward to? Coincidentally there are only ten […]Read More The only movies I’m really interested in for the rest of 2018