This movie is embodying so many things simultaneously I can’t really believe it. This isn’t just the third outing of Tom Holland’s Spider-Man, it’s the equivalent of a shared Spider-Man movie Avengers, it’s the final piece in a six movie origin story and it’s also a finale while simultaneously being a reboot of sorts.Continue reading “Spider-Man: No Way Home and its (Sinister) Six Movie Origin Story”
Is Ghostbusters: Afterlife an effective sequel-reboot?
I went into this movie pretty head empty. I’ve gone and become very cynical about movie reboots and belated sequels. For the most part, they seem to actively ignore the charm of what made those movies so beloved in the first place. Content to cash in on an easy bit of nostalgia.
Which is what the Ghostbusters remake of a few years ago seemed to be from what I understand. I wouldn’t know, I never bothered seeing it. With cinemas reopening and the prospect of them closing again looming on the horizon, I felt I would give Ghostbusters: Afterlife a shot and see how this 4th movie in the franchise faired.Continue reading “Is Ghostbusters: Afterlife an effective sequel-reboot?”
Marvel’s Eternals: Great Lore; Weak Characters
The further we get away from Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings, the more I retroactively find myself to be disappointed with it. It was a movie that started off very strong, with that martial arts fight aboard a San Francisco bus and ended up as just another one of those messy action sequences where almost everything happening was CGI. Plus, with how good the series have been on Disney Plus, by comparison, the movies I’ve seen this year have been a little underwhelming.
Is that also the case for the latest MCU release: Eternals…Continue reading “Marvel’s Eternals: Great Lore; Weak Characters”