Tag Archives: Chris Pine

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ is deranged and obscene

3/10 Wonder Woman 1984 is not a film, it is a composite abomination in the spirit of Victor Frankenstein’s blueprints, a shambling patchwork horror of not just its surface-level influences, but the insane business practices and technological shortcuts that brought … 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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‘A Wrinkle in Bad’

2/10 They should call this movie A Wrinkle in Bad, because it’s so bad. A Wrinkle in Time is based on the beloved 1962 young adult novel by Madeleine L’Engle. It follows Meg Murray (Storm Reid), who is tormented at school … Continue reading

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Stop what you’re doing and go see ‘Wind River’

9/10 Wind River is an intense, smoldering thriller that manages to be as harsh as the endless Wyoming winter and delightfully easy to watch all at the same time. On the Wind River Indian Reservation where bodies freeze solid and … Continue reading

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‘Wonder Woman:’ the Good, the Bad and the Contextual

7/10 Wonder Woman is an uneven experience. At its worst, it’s frustrating and cliched and laugh-out-loud ridiculous, but at its best it’s majestic. In ancient times, after Ares awakened mankind’s warlike tendencies, Zeus created the amazons to appease them. The … Continue reading

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