Tag Archives: #Avengers

A fitting ‘Endgame’ for the MCU

8/10 Maybe I would like all of these movies more if they were three hours long. Avengers: Endgame follows in the immediate aftermath of Avengers: Infinity War, which ended when a failed philosophy undergrad named Thanos (Josh Brolin) wiped out … Continue reading

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Putting ‘Aquaman’s’ success into context with the DCEU

Two weeks ago, Aquaman became the first DCEU movie to make $1 billion. In an era of film history that is completely dominated by comic book movies, the franchise so incompetent it couldn’t make financial hay even by putting Batman … Continue reading

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The most important films of 2018

Annual top 10 list are boring and dumb and stupid and dumb and boring and, and, and dumb. At Reel Entropy, we aspire to track movies over time, and as such, instead of bringing you personal picks for the best … Continue reading

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‘Spider-Verse’ a brilliant, beautiful collision of aesthetics, stories

8/10 Given Sony’s recent history of desperate moneygrubbing, both in general and with Spider-man in particular, I was more than happy to skip Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The film’s premise makes it feel like a gimmick to kick-start the Spider-verse … Continue reading

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Spoiler alert — ‘The Last Jedi’ isn’t very good

4/10 Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a colossal technical failure. It is a clear-cut case of “good story poorly told,” and that’s very painful because there are far more good ideas here than bad ones. Poor editing, which arises … Continue reading

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