Articles Posted in the " Movie Reviews & Analysis " Category

  • Sharknado vs. Ghost Shark

    * I’m just going to go ahead and put a SPOILER ALERT on this entire article. If you don’t want to be spoiled for Sharknado or Ghost Shark, stop reading now. * Sharknado premiered on the SyFy channel in mid-July of this year, and there’s no arguing with the fact that it took the world […]


  • RIDDICK: Not Really A Trilogy! A Review.

    Ok, so Riddick is supposed to be the culmination of the Chronicles of Riddick film trilogy. But truthfully while it transitions from the ending storyline from the previous film, also named Chronicles of Riddick, and yes had a fantastic cameo appearance of Karl Urban, reprising his role as Commander Vaako, walking out of the theater […]


  • Much Ado About Nothing: Whedonites and Shakespearians Unite

    Joss Whedon, once merely the nerdy niche-genre mastermind behind such underappreciated shows as Buffy, Angel, and Firefly, finally found some real mainstream success with his recent helming of The Avengers. But immediately afterwards, as if startled by a project of his making several boatloads of money instead of being summarily cancelled, he did something unexpected. […]


  • Pacific Rim: B-Movie Monster Flick Bringing its A-Game

    From the headline alone you can tell that I am a fanboy and, yes, this movie was made for me. It was made for all of us geeks that have waited a lifetime for a movie like this, and it was hand-delivered by genius director Guillermo del Toro.  The movie features colossal beasts called Kaiju, which […]



  • Star Trek Into Feels… I mean, Into Darkness

    The following review has spoilers for Star Trek Into Darkness.  Only read on if you don’t mind being spoiled or have already seen the film. Remember how I said that I really really wanted some more Kirk and Spock interaction in Into Darkness?  Well I got it, but ouch!  Way to punch me right in […]


  • Just how racist is Iron Man 3’s “The Mandarin?”

    Casting white actors as characters of color is a time-honored tradition in Hollywood, whether they’re using hair dye and colored contacts to approximate a person of color (like with Private Vasquez in Aliens) or simply disregarding the character’s stated race and casting them as white (just about everyone in The Last Airbender and, arguably, Katniss […]


  • Review: Iron Man 3

    Iron Man 3 premiered in the US tonight, officially kicking off Phase Two of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe. And what a premiere it was. Stunning action, razor sharp wit and some well-timed character development made for a well-crafted and surprising third installment. Warning: This review contains major spoilers for Iron Man 3. Proceed at your own […]