Tag Archives: Transformers

‘Ready Player One’ is pure blockbuster magic

9/10 Ready Player One is a blue-blooded blockbuster, a brass bonanza of nostalgia, special effects and action. In 2045, overpopulation has turned Earth’s major cities into desperate slums. Most of the population regularly escapes to the OASIS, a massive multiplayer … Continue reading

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The Möbius Strip: ‘Kingsman,’ ‘The Princess Bride’ turns 30, Austin film scene implodes

As expected, Kingsman: The Golden Circle easily took the top spot last weekend with $39 million. Other new releases The LEGO Ninjago Movie and Friend Request disappointed, one much more severely than the other- Box Office Mojo Sliding to no. … Continue reading

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Bayhem!

1/10 Baydlem! PandeBayneum! Star Wars: The Last Jedi Transformers: The Last Knight is the crowning achievement of one of history’s worst filmmakers. It’s filled with the most sound and fury, it signifies the least. It is a critical mass of … Continue reading

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Out of the Shadows could have been good, isn’t

At the end of the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, after saving New York once again, the turtles are honored by the NYPD for their outstanding valor and uncompromising cooperation. Their uncompromising cooperation. Uncompromising Cooperation

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2016 Academy Awards fallout

#Oscarssowhite dominates the ceremony The Academy Awards are normally awful, but this year, they traded in the usual tedium for a three-hour apology for #oscarssowhite that managed to cast a pall over the entire ceremony. It’s easy to see why … Continue reading

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