Tag Archives: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

‘The Crimes of Grindelwald’ – a witness for the defense

4/10 In 2016, audiences were generally pleased and relieved to return to an Americanized version of the wizarding world, but Paul and I were dissatisfied with its length and general lack of direction. Now, the sequel, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes … Continue reading

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The Möbius strip: ‘Hidden Figures’ repeats easily as a whole batch of new releases flops

Hidden Figures reigned again over Martin Luther King Day weekend, with Golden Globe champion and Oscar favorite La La Land storming up the charts behind it. Of the new releases, it was cheap-looking STX horror flick The Bye Bye Man that performed way over industry … Continue reading

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The most important films of 2016

Annual top 10 lists are boring and dumb and arbitrary and full of movies nobody’s ever heard of. A big goal of this site is to try and extrapolate the future of movies, so, instead of talking about the year’s … Continue reading

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The Open Bar Review – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Paul and I discuss our issues with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them — its length, its myriad plots and its problematic ending. Detailed spoiler warning.

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‘Fantastic Beasts’ brings magic back to the big screen

  Christina Ulsh @stina_ulsh Harry Potter fans rejoice! Now you can enjoy the magical world of Harry Potter without sacrificing your favorite book scenes and details by watching Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. This is a rare moment … Continue reading

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