The Story Monster Podcast – Episode 07, The Suicide Squad (2021) Review feat. PHILmoore

This movie was one hell of a ride and not in a good way. I don't know what the writers and James Gunn are smoking, but I need them to stop....and share. The Suicide Squad is a diet reboot of its predecessor from 2016. Oh how I tried to forget that one. Although the story…

Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey (2020) Review

Last night I went to see Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey, formerly titled Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn. Changing the name was probably the best thing they could have done. There were maybe two dozen people in the auditorium. A disappointing sight to behold. Why? Because the film was…

Joker (2019) Review

What the hell did I just watch? That is the question I asked myself while leaving the theater. It took me a while to process the madness I witnessed. This is not a movie about people in tights and capes. Joker is a cinematic masterpiece. One that everyone should see. It is raw, unadulterated, visceral,…

Shazam (2019) Review

DC scores gold with it's latest superhero installment Shazam. The trailers had me concerned. I thought it would be cheesy and full of bad jokes. I'm glad to say I was wrong. Although this is a family film, it possesses that inherent darkness DC films are known for. Not too surprising since it's directed by…

Aquaman (2018) Review

Have you ever seen something that sent chills through your body? Not in a sense of fear but excitement. That feeling was amplified when I saw James Wan's Aquaman. Wan is well-known for his work on films such as Saw, The Conjuring, Furious 7, and Insidious. He brings elements from all those blockbusters into this behemoth…