Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

One of my favorite reviewers on YouTube has a film rating called “A good time if you’re drunk.” Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom fits nicely into such a category. The proposed rules: every time you predict a plot point, take a shot. You will have a grand time. The only problem is that you could have […]

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The Incredibles 2

Christopher Nolan’s Batman Trilogy, I maintain, is one of the greatest movie trilogies ever made. “Batman Begins” is groundbreaking, and “The Dark Knight,” even outside the realm of superhero films, is one of the best movies yet brought to the screen. Then comes the “Dark Knight Rises.” Easily the worst of the three, it nonetheless […]

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The System

A brief word on my rating system: I find that the 5 and 10 star systems tend to make things needlessly complicated. They are done seemingly with the intent of creating a more precise system for ranking movies. If the reviewer is capable of that, I applaud them. However, it is difficult to avoid the […]

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So-so: A Star Wars Story

An origin story for an established character is always a difficult tale to tell. Solo: A Star Wars Story is no exception. Practically from the announcement of its existence, the film faced a tidal wave of critique, mostly revolving around the fact that Disney was telling a story no one in particular had asked for. […]

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