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Film Review: Joker

Critics are being critical and audiences are buying tickets. Meanwhile, police are patrolling outside theaters. The real question is - has DC decided to stake out supervillian territory?

Avengers: Endgame Review

A spoiler free review of Marvel's latest, and perhaps greatest, superhero movie

Spider-Man – Into the Spider-Verse Review:

Go See Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Review: Black Panther

Substituting for this week's editorial, a review of the cultural phenomena - Black Panther

Star Wars: The Last Jedi review (WARNING: SPOILERS)

How do you tell an original story while giving nods to fans? Star Wars tries, but doesn't always succeed...

Film Review: X-Men: Apocalypse

Apocalypse is one of the best looking films of the franchise.

Film Review: The Huntsman: Winter’s War

The Huntsman: Winter’s War is textbook sequel failure.

Embrace CGI Because It Will Never Die

The irony is genre and genre fans – especially in science fiction – are the ones which have pushed the transformation in filmmaking.

Film Review: Pride & Prejudice & Zombies

It is a predicament author Jane Austen could never have imagined when she dreamed up the Bennet clan several centuries ago and is every bit as silly as it sounds. This is not a bug of Pride & Prejudice & Zombies.

Review: Star Wars The Force Awakens

You can never go home again...or can you?

Film Review: Victor Frankenstein

The idea is to deconstruct and reconstruct Frankenstein as a character and a story...through the viewpoint of Igor instead of Frankenstein

Film Review: Spectre

Spectre doesn’t undo all of the good work the people behind the Bond franchise have done with series over the last decade...

Film Review: Crimson Peak

Craft and moodiness, ghosts and romance in Guillermo del Toro's Crimson Peak.

Film Review: Pan

It’s all very Spielbergian; in fact in many places Pan reminds strongly of Hook, Spielberg’s own chaotic visit to Neverland

Film Review: The Visit

Bad filmmakers who make bad films don’t spark long winded epics about their awfulness

Film Review: Fantastic Four

The Fantastic Four is a victim of auteurism

Film Review: SELF/LESS

Self/Less: The film that stopped trying.

Digging Up The Past: A Return To Jurassic Park

JURASSIC PARK was a template for the type of big budget summer movies which would be made after it and throughout the 90s

Film Review: Jurassic World

It took one of the most astute adventure directors in history working with the best visual effects company ever at the bleeding edge of their craft to make the first Jurassic Park. Now, anyone can do it.

Review: Fury Road

Fury Road is caught up in a furious cycle of endless fury.

Film Review: Cinderella

Cinderella (2015) doesn't quite get out from under the shadow of its namesake - but it sure tries hard!

Film Review: Chappie

Chappie has fantastic robots, but little else.

Film Review: Jupiter Ascending

The Wachowski’s have frequently bewildered with their willingness to experiment...which makes “Jupiter” their strangest concoction yet – a purely conventional one.

Can There Be Too Much Of A Good Thing?

History Repeats: Marvel & DC strangled the comics publishing industry forty years ago. Are they doing the same to film?

Film Review: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Smaug, Thorin and Bilbo return in the finale to Peter Jackson's epic treatment of Tolkein's master works

Film Review: Mockingjay – Part 1

Katniss Everdeen has grown up in poverty, been yanked away from her life and forced to fight against other children to the death,...

Marvel’s Biggest Gamble

With GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY becoming the first film of 2014 to cross the $300 million barrier and with it claiming the domestic box...

Everything We Think About Genre Films Is Wrong

Everything we think about genre films doesn't really matter anymore.

A Mass of Sound And Fury, Signifying Nothing

Taking Marvel to task over their recent announcements: yes, diversity is good, but it's not the real story.

Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

It doesn’t seem like it should be that hard to make a piece of big budget entertainment which doesn’t skimp on brains or heart while ignoring the siren call of camp or bad humor. It doesn’t seem like it should be that hard, but apparently it is, so let’s cherish it where we find it.