Movie still from Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice

Batman v. Superman: Is It Really as Bad as Everyone Says It Is?

A beautiful disaster. A very expensive reaction video for Man of Steel. A super-sized bore. Yawn of Justice. These are just samplings of things critics have written about Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. And while I do enjoy some of the snarky zingers, particularly those directed at Warners Bros for their nearsighted money-grab of a cinematic universe, I don’t totally agree with the reviews. Continue reading “Batman v. Superman: Is It Really as Bad as Everyone Says It Is?”

american ultra starring jesse eisenberg and kristen stewart

American Ultra Isn’t the Movie You Think It Is

Stoner Mike Howell (Jesse Eisenberg) plans to propose to his long-time girlfriend Phoebe (Kristen Stewart). Little does he know he’s a target for extermination by the very CIA program that made him a sleeper agent. Continue reading “American Ultra Isn’t the Movie You Think It Is”

Now You See Me movie

Now You See Me, Now You Were Paying Too Much Attention to Tiny Details

So I’ve been reading a lot of discussions and criticisms of Now You See Me, and while some of them make good points about pacing or character development, the ones that I find the most ridiculous criticize the “magic.” Continue reading “Now You See Me, Now You Were Paying Too Much Attention to Tiny Details”