Goodbye X-Men: A Retrospective of The Franchise that Changed Superhero Films Forever

Before there was an Endgame, before there was a Batman versus a Superman, before there was even a man to talk about the Avengers Initiative, there was the X-Men. X-Men is one of Marvel’s most beloved franchises, with successful animated shows with the 90s X-Men cartoon, a great spinoff series in Legion, and successful spinoff … Continue reading Goodbye X-Men: A Retrospective of The Franchise that Changed Superhero Films Forever

Paris is Burning is as crucial as ever:

Touch this skin, darling, touch this skin honey, touch all of this skin! Okay? You just can't take it! You're just an overgrown orangutan! Paris is Burning Is a film filled with instantly iconic personalities, ones that are unapologetically themselves and all so beautifully unique. I was mesmerized minutes into the film, wondering why I had … Continue reading Paris is Burning is as crucial as ever:

Why Mission Impossible: Fallout Succeeds yet Disappoints

Mission Impossible: Fallout is the year’s most beautifully made film. Christopher McQuarrie's direction is air tight, the score by Lorne Balfe is John Williams level good, Tom Cruise is flawless and as commendable as ever, and Rob Hardy's cinematography is Oscar worthy. That being said, it’s unfortunately one of the most painfully obvious spy thrillers … Continue reading Why Mission Impossible: Fallout Succeeds yet Disappoints

Why I Loved Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’

The opening of 'mother!' should tell you enough about what you’re about to witness for the next 2 hours. It's filled with unrelenting and downright disgusting visuals that will make you question everything you have seen. There’s no subtlety in it. It’s weird. It’s unapologetically in your face. If that doesn’t get you prepared for it, nothing … Continue reading Why I Loved Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’