Hotshot #2: A Hero’s Welcome – Part 2

The cover of this comic tells you everything you need to know. Hotshot suffers a severe beatdown from a behemoth of a man known as The Void. I don’t know who this guy is or why he’s obsessed with darkness and “Extinguishing the light.” What I am certain about, is his ability to throw hands and everything but the kitchen sink. There’s a lot of … Continue reading Hotshot #2: A Hero’s Welcome – Part 2

Turning Red (2022) Review

Pixar can do no wrong. They changed how I view storytelling. How is it possible to make film for everyone? This is what family entertainment looks like! Turning Red is the cutest and darnedest thing. Meilin is a 13-year-old girl that transforms into a giant red panda. This proves to be an inconvenience as she is very emotional and rightfully so. The filmmakers did a great job making me … Continue reading Turning Red (2022) Review

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) Review

Whoever made the trailer for this did a great job. It really intrigued me with the espionage vibes. Who can say no to Jude Law and Johnny Depp in the same movie? Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald put the actual beasts on the bench. This time around they focus on the political war between the enigmatic Grindelwald, who wants pure-blood wizards to control the world. I love how they expand … Continue reading Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) Review

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) Review

When this movie released, I wasn’t happy. Such spin off properties are cheap cash-ins in my eyes. Nonetheless, my fiancée and I saw it in theaters. Maybe my predisposed attitude towards the film made the experience unpleasant. Fast forward to the year 2022, a year still wrought with the One-Nine. We at home on HBO Max and decide to give Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find … Continue reading Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) Review

Shang Chi & The Legend of The Ten Rings

This movie is the reason I got Marvel fatigue. It’s not the quality but more so the formula. For years, the studio pumped out cookie cutter films. How many times can heroes fight carbon copies of themselves? Tired of color-coded CG fights where the villain is killed off. Shang Chi & The Legend of The Ten Rings is no different. There is no consistent tone. … Continue reading Shang Chi & The Legend of The Ten Rings

Amazon’s Black Stars Shine by E.M. Lacey

This article was written by E.M. Lacey. She is a friend and extremely talented author. Her latest books include Minor Mischief and Trials of the Black Throne. Both physical and digital copies can be purchased online at the following link: amzn.to/3rGnKgP Celebrate Black History Month by supporting Black Creators, thank you. I was excited to see the Amazon Prime: Black Stars Collection pop up on … Continue reading Amazon’s Black Stars Shine by E.M. Lacey

The Eternals (2021) Review

I don’t know why writers use terms like “immortal” when the characters die so easy. Marvel introduced yet another cosmic street gang that live for a long time and never age. It’s enough people in this movie for them to start their own football team. These alien beings were credited as shepherds of humanity throughout history. When old enemies arrived, they teamed up to defend … Continue reading The Eternals (2021) Review

Jingle All The Way (1996) Review

He is the combination of 90s Sentai shows and Marvel’s Ironman. December is gone but I’m still in the holiday spirit. One Christmas film that stands the test of time is Jingle All The Way, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sinbad. The film has a special place in my heart and you don’t have to wait until next year to watch it. Howard (Schwarzenegger), a father … Continue reading Jingle All The Way (1996) Review

Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021) Review

Before we get into the review, my apologies to the AMC employee that had to mop up the pool of nerd sweat I secreted. There was too much cinematic goodness to behold. Spider-Man: No Way Home is the best entry to date. It is the culmination of storytelling for the wise cracking web-slinger going back nearly 20 years. Underage viewers won’t appreciate the nostalgia this … Continue reading Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021) Review

Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021) Review

The Ghostbusters franchise is one I hold in high regard. A ritual of my childhood revolved around viewing VHS tapes on repeat and stalking the TV guide for upcoming programs. To this day, I can’t tell you how many times I have seen the first two. Rumors of a third movie with the original cast floated around for over thirty years. I’m happy to say … Continue reading Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021) Review