Review: Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

THE STORY After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroes Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from an evil crime lord. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGM4uYZzfu0 THE GOOD Few comic book characters who were not actually created for comic books have gone to achieve the level of popularity seen by Harley Quinn. In … Continue reading Review: Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

Review: The Gentlemen

THE STORY An American expat tries to sell off his highly profitable marijuana empire in London, triggering plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from under him. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2B0RpUGss2c THE GOOD One would think that living many years near English royalty wouldn't lead you to a career built on examining … Continue reading Review: The Gentlemen

Review: Bad Boys For Life

THE STORY Marcus and Mike have to confront new issues (career changes and midlife crises), as they join the newly created elite team AMMO of the Miami police department to take down the ruthless a vicious leader of a Miami drug cartel who is looking to kill Mike. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKCj3XuPG8M THE GOOD Once upon a time, … Continue reading Review: Bad Boys For Life

Review: The Lighthouse

THE STORY Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hyag7lR8CPA THE GOOD Getting any film made is difficult. Getting your first film made which is a horror story with few jump scares and comprised of unknown actors who speak in an … Continue reading Review: The Lighthouse

Review: Knives Out

THE STORY A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sL-9Khv7wa4 THE INTRODUCTION Director Rian Johnson loves a good mystery. Throughout his diverse and eclectic career, the genre has been present in one form or another, from a teenager investigating the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend to a young girl looking … Continue reading Review: Knives Out

Review: 1917

THE STORY Two young British soldiers during the First World War are given an impossible mission: deliver a message deep in enemy territory that will stop 1,600 men, and one of the soldiers' brothers, from walking straight into a deadly trap. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcmZN0Mbl04 THE GOOD For all the fan disappointment, critical backlash and production issues that … Continue reading Review: 1917

REVIEW: Doctor Sleep

THE STORY Years following the events of "The Shining," a now-adult Dan Torrance must protect a young girl with similar powers from a cult known as The True Knot, who prey on children with powers to remain immortal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2msJTFvhkU4 THE REVIEW In a sense, it's nothing short of a miracle that an adaptation of Doctor … Continue reading REVIEW: Doctor Sleep

RESEÑA: Proyecto Géminis

LA HISTORIA Un asesino a punto de retirarse se enfrenta un clon más joven de si mismo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6orc_lHvJKY LA RESEÑA Ang Lee es un director particularmente interesante. Indudablemente talentoso, el cineasta tiende a saltar entre diferentes géneros con diversos grados de éxito, desde dramas de menor escala como Brokeback Mountain, hasta épicos de acción llenos … Continue reading RESEÑA: Proyecto Géminis

REVIEW: Gemini Man

THE STORY An over-the-hill hitman faces off against a younger clone of himself. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6orc_lHvJKY THE REVIEW Ang Lee is a particularly interesting director. Undoubtedly talented, the auteur tends to jump between different genres with varying degrees of success, from smaller scale dramas like Brokeback Mountain, to fantastical action epics such as Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon … Continue reading REVIEW: Gemini Man

REVIEW: Joker

THE STORY A gritty character study of Arthur Fleck, a man disregarded by society. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAGVQLHvwOY THE REVIEW Making his debut in 1940 on Batman #1 as an unidentified serial killer, The Joker went through several backstories for the first few decades, usually always a variation of being a criminal called the Red Hood who is … Continue reading REVIEW: Joker