This week, Mike and I review Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Mandy (as a special Patreon Review). We also discuss A-List and Letterboxd (as per usual), and Mike’s Ten Years of Shock list. For potpourri, we rapid-fire talk Creed II, Hereditary, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, Cam, Silent Night Deadly Night, The Mule, and Cheap Thrills.
Unfortunately, the uptick in violence is the only part of Old that feels as though it isn’t taken out of the same bag of tricks Shyamalan has been playing with for the last couple decades. One of the most frustrating and confusing dips back into that well is Shyamalan’s continued depiction of mental illness as a catalyst for villainy. The Visit had depiction […]
Wrapped up the story nicely, although the first hour or so was a little hit and miss. Really liked what Netflix did with this trilogy and I really hope there's more to come. Gruesome horror fun.Full review here: https://obsessiveviewer.com/2021/07/17/fear-street-part-three-1666-2021/
I seem to like this a little less each time I revisit it. I'm just not a Star Wars guy. Its biggest strength is the action and adventure side of the movie. But a good amount of the more banter-y dialogue just feels goofy, your worshipfulness. Also, semi-unrelated, but I think anyone who gives a pass to all the retcons and inconsistencies throughout the […]
Surprisingly fun sci-fi military action movie with some family drama thrown in. The sci-fi rules and time travel ideas are presented clearly and concisely. Some other big plot elements go into "don't think too much about it" territory though and there are some plot contrivances that are pretty silly.Despite the monsters in this movie being the […]