Written by Alexander Reams "Lowery’s adaptation is the antithesis to most of Disney’s recent fare, instead of a phoned-in, rushed, and overall lackluster production quality, it feels alive, the opening sequences in London feel more creatively inspired than the entirety … Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "How things have changed. If you want to make an absolute box office killing now, you can’t just make a movie. You have to pull from somewhere already existing, sequel the hell out of it, crossover … Continue reading.
Andor (Season 1)
Written by Anna Harrison "“Star Wars” has always been political, but “Andor” takes it to a new level in such an organic way that it puts everything else to shame..."… Continue reading.
Werewolf by Night
Written by Anna Harrison "With only a 53-minute runtime, it’s a breezy, self-contained trip down memory lane to Universal’s classic monster movies, with nary a trace of the MCU to be found..."… Continue reading.
She-Hulk: Attorney at Law
Written by Anna Harrison "“She-Hulk: Attorney at Law” is “Legends of Tomorrow” with five times the budget but only half of the cleverness: an unnecessary superhero show added to an already sprawling empire..."… Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison "Even if “Ms. Marvel” suffers from the same pacing issue that has plagued every other Disney+ Marvel show, its successes—and the sheer joy radiating off of Iman Vellani, herself an MCU superfan—are enough to outweigh the … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison "If there is one thing that “Star Wars” fans—a notoriously fickle bunch—can agree on, it’s that Ewan McGregor’s performance as Obi-Wan Kenobi is one of the best in the franchise, so a reprisal of his role … Continue reading.
Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers
Written by Patrick Hao There is something cynical about meta-commentary about modern conglomerate cinema’s obsession with IP-driven content. A trend with films like “The Lego Movie,” “Ready Player One,” and “Space Jam: A New Legacy," all about loving and preserving … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison How many times can you make the same complaint before it becomes stale? What I really mean to say is: how many times can Disney+ make the exact same mistakes with its shows before you run … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao Shi’s nuanced depiction of the way shame permeates through the generations, first from Mei’s grandma to her mom, and then from her mom to herself, is the first time that I felt that was depicted accurately … Continue reading.