Tag Archives: Guardians of the Galaxy

Make a different movie.

Suicide Squad (Ayer, 2016) hit theaters after more than a year of fanfare, polarizing audiences who loved and hated it for a wide breadth of reasons. Five years later to the exact weekend, The Suicide Squad (Gunn, 2021), a remake/sequel/reboot … Continue reading

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The crippling ennui of ‘Men in Black: International’

1/10 In 2016, Sony rebooted Ghostbusters, a beloved comedy franchise that’s actually just one good movie and a bunch of other media that everyone forgot about. It lost $70 million. Now it’s three years later, and Sony has rebooted Men in Black, a beloved … Continue reading

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‘Brightburn’ soft on satire, complex take on family disfunction

6/10 Brightburn is a minimalist, almost frustratingly simple film. That’s what might be disappointing about it, and it’s also what might be great about it. In Brightburn County, Kansas, Tori and Kyle Breyer (Elizabeth Banks and David Denman) struggle to conceive a … Continue reading

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‘Hellboy’ is drunk, but tries valiantly to not go home

2/10 Hellboy isnt’ just terrible. It’s stylishly terrible. In Tijuana, Hellboi (David Harbour), a half-demon known as the world’s greatest paranormal investigator, is forced to kill Esteban Ruiz (Mario de la Rosa), a colleague and drinking buddy who had been … Continue reading

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‘Captain Marvel’ is everything that drives me up a wall about the MCU, I hate it so much

6/10 It is such a tremendously good thing that Captain Marvel is a movie that exists, but could the movie itself have been good? Is that really so much to ask? In 1996 on the Kree homeworld of Hala, Vers … Continue reading

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