Tag Archive: movies

Movies That Gave Us a Better 2020

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2020 is not a good year. Black Panther died. Political systems are crumbling. Protests and riots are common in major cities. A pandemic is creating chaos on a global level. There’s no MCU… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Babysitter 2: Killer Queen’

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Director: McG Cast: Judah Lewis, Emily Alyn Lind, Jenna Ortega, Robbie Amell, Andrew Bachelor, Hana Mae Lee, Bella Thorne, Samara Weaving, Ken Marino, Leslie Bibb Plot: Cole is older, but left traumatised by… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Pocahontas’

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I’m left wondering if I ever saw this movie in its entirety. When it was released my sister was quite into it, but I only remember seeing it piecemeal. This is the first… Continue reading

Retro Review: Manhunter

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In 1981, author Thomas Harris wrote the first of a series of novels centered around the brilliant and terrifying Dr. Hannibal Lecter. His book Red Dragon attracted the attention of Hollywood. Given that… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Saludos Amigos’

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It’s time to return to the Disney Package films, a short series of films that involved the Disney animation office being flown to South America to study Latin culture and bring that inspiration… Continue reading

Casting Call: ‘The Favorite Sister’

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The Favorite Sister by Jessica Knoll is a New York Times bestselling mystery about sisters, reality television, and murder. Big Littles Lies producer Bruna Papandrea‚Äôs Made Up Stories obtained the rights to turn… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’

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The last entry was an outlier in the Disney canon for being an indistinct and forgettable film. Now we’ve got another outlier for its unique style and being a cult favourite. It’s also… Continue reading

‘The New Mutants’ – A Long Awaited Movie Review

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We first wrote about this movie in 2017. Since that time the movie was shot, tested well, reshot to lean into the horror ‘trend’ immediately following It Chapter 1, tested poorly, reshot to… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’

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Director: Dean Parisot Cast: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, Kristen Schaal, Samara Weaving, Brigette Lundy-Paine, William Sadler, Anthony Carrigan, Erinn Hayes, Jayma Mays, Kid Cudi Plot: Having not yet recorded the song that saves… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Monster and the Girl’

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There have been many emotional and action-packed films of a wronged antihero seeking vengeance for an injustice they suffered. The 1941 crime/horror thriller the Monster and the Girl, takes this familiar plot into… Continue reading