Even knowing there was going to be an exhausting amount of discourse when it was announced that Illumination had been chosen for the job of making Nintendo‘s first foray into features in 25 years with an animated Mario movie the amount of baffling discussion around the final product has surprised even this watcher. It startedContinue reading “The Super Mario Bros Movie Is What It Set Out To Be. For Better And Worse.”
Category Archives: 3D
Puss in Boots: The Last Wish is PERFECT
It’s rare but sometimes one will see a film that simply short circuits all of their critical faculties with a pure blast of concentrated wonderful That already happened once in terms of 2022 releases for this viewer with Everything, Everywhere, All At Once. Having seen every DreamWorks animation theatrical offering for the past 18 yearsContinue reading “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish is PERFECT”
The Odd Case of Disney’s Strange World.
Do you know that there was a theatrical Walt Disney Animation Studios production pushed out into the world on November 22nd 2022? Better question. Did the mouse house want the general public to know that this release even existed? That is the question currently surrounding the discourse one of the most memorably notable flops thisContinue reading “The Odd Case of Disney’s Strange World.”
Brahmastra. Part One. Shiva. Quick Review.
The much-deserved worldwide success of RRR and the incredibly thin theatrical release slate have resulted in much longer runs fur Indian cinema that always had a presence at the UK box office. These are now taking up some of the premium screens during their opening week of release. In a certain way, this could haveContinue reading “Brahmastra. Part One. Shiva. Quick Review.”
RRR. (Rise, Roar, Revolt) Quick Review.
Full disclosure. This writer is not expressly familiar with this variety of Indian action movies. That said the week that this three-hour epic focusing on two revolutionaries as they fight the villainous British in the 1920s dropped around the world it started gaining a lot of crossover buzz. So at a loose end one afternoonContinue reading “RRR. (Rise, Roar, Revolt) Quick Review.”
Venom. Let There Be Carnage. Quick Review.
The first Tom Hardy Venom is a huge guilty pleasure for this writer. A delightfully atrocious throwback to an age where comic book movies were the punch lines of Hollywood. Critically the final product came across as being made by a creative team unaware of the product they were unleashing on the world. Scenes likeContinue reading “Venom. Let There Be Carnage. Quick Review.”
Archive. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Theatrical.) Review.
This reviewer will be covering this Snyder Cut of Justice League in his next post. In preparation for that, it makes sense to also post his original Batman V Superman review from a previous blog. This review is based on the theatrical version screened in 3D. This critic is well aware the Ultimate Edition hasContinue reading “Archive. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Theatrical.) Review.”
Onward. Movie Review.
Even as a die-hard Pixar fan the outlook for Onward did not look great. The trailers were incredibly mediocre, and the film had the feeling of being snuck into theatres with substantially less marketing money spent on it then the traditional Pixar film. Obviously as a die-hard fan I would be excited for anything tContinue reading “Onward. Movie Review.”
Klaus (Netflix.) Review.
Finally got around to watching the supposed contemporary Christmas classic (in the middle of January.)
Star Wars. The Rise of Skywalker. Review.
There was a viral tweet that people were making fun of recently where a person claimed that in order to be a real Star Wars fan you needed to invest time i’m in a lot of extra curricular Star Wars material (books comics video games etc) to be a Star Wars fan. The tweet didn’tContinue reading “Star Wars. The Rise of Skywalker. Review.”