If you haven't yet seen Into the Spider-Verse, you're missing out on one of the most significant leaps in animation in years. And by leaps, I’m talking about technique and visual representation as well as storytelling. But where was that spark born?Read More
In the realm of action films and spy thrillers, American Assassin takes a page out of the Jason Bourne and Jack Reacher playbooks by eschewing the tropes of a suave James Bond, the tech-heavy Mission Impossible, and stunt-laden xXx (Xander Cage) franchises.Avoiding the glitz, gadgetry and implausible CGI-fueled stunt set pieces of the previously mentioned franchises, American Assassin manages to deliver a truly satisfying time at the movies.Read More
You stabbed the devil in the back. To him this isn’t vengeance, this is justice. If you liked John Wick, you’re going to love John Wick Chapter 2. The movie picks up shortly after the first movie. John Wick, played by Keanu Reeves, is still angry, still out for vengeance and still, hell bent on getting back his classic Mustang. He’s physically healed from the first movie but, psychological wounds run deep. Wick is still a bad, bad, man. The Boogeyman as Assassin incarnate. And he might need some professional counseling for all that inner rage.
At least he’s a got a new dog.Read More