Tag Archives: Sam Raimi

‘Multiverse’ runs wild and mad as my love-hate for MCU deepens

8/10 The history of the MCU and the Disney empire generally is a history of the struggle between directors and what has effectively become a second studio system. Massive names like Jon Favreau, Edgar Wright, Gareth Edwards, Phil Lord and … Continue reading

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20 years of 9/11 in film

The core ennui of being a ‘90s child is watching things disappear. This is most easily tracked through technology. Within our childhoods, we watched playing outside with neighborhood kids, maybe one of whom had an N64, turn into a kaleidoscope … Continue reading

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Clever, thoughtful ‘Unholy’ thrills

8/10 The Unholy is trash, but it lays its aesthetics on thick, the cast is game and the story is deceptively rich. Banfield, Massachusetts, December- Corrupt, disgraced journalist Gerry Fenn (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) drives from Boston into the boonies for … Continue reading

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Low-rent ‘Crawl’ doesn’t live up to spectacular story

6/10 Despite a ton of talent behind and in front of the camera, Crawl ends up not being worthy of its wonderful story. As a category five hurricane prepares to march straight up the middle of Florida, University of Florida … Continue reading

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