Category Archives: White Noise

‘The Predator’ is a two hour riff on mental illness and I’m actually a little sick to my stomach

1/10 The Predator is one of the most appalling things that’s ever been released in theaters. I don’t want to give this a full review — it’s not a full movie, so why would I? It was established very publicly … Continue reading

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On ‘Christopher Robin,’ ‘Eighth Grade’ and parents making movies about children

2/10 Oh my shitting God, they killed Christopher Robin’s parents too. Disney’s Christopher Robin starts with the title character (Ewan McGregor, Orton O’Brien as a child) being sent to dreary, grey boarding school and necessarily abandoning his fuzzy friends that he … Continue reading

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Eat shit, Disney

Last week, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced big changes for upcoming ceremonies at the behest of the Disney-ABC Television Group that owns the awards ceremony broadcast rights through 2028. Among other changes meant to reduce runtime … Continue reading

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‘The Dark Knight’ 10 years later

It’s the Citizen Kane of superhero movies. That comparison gets thrown around a little more often than it should, but it’s completely appropriate in this case. Citizen Kane in 1941 was really the movie that alerted mass audiences to the … Continue reading

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‘Soldado’ is… hoo boy…

Soldado kicks off with a mass suicide bombing in Kansas after the cartels send Islamic terrorists across the Mexican-American border, a scenario that’s sometimes used to justify harsh immigration laws even though it’s literally never happened. CIA advisor Matt Graver’s … Continue reading

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