Before seeing this film, I wanted to be able to sit down here and like everybody else, call Logan the best X-Men film to date. However, unfortunately, that isn’t the case.
The DC cinematic universe has been on a downward spiral for quite a while now. The critical consensus for their films so far has ranged from good to terrible. And you know it’s really bad when two-thirds of those movies have been nominated for awards at the Razzies. But now, the released films aren’t the only ones in trouble. It’s clear public knowledge that several of DC’s upcoming projects aren’t going through the best of times in their development stage.
Genre fatigue is something that can occur in audiences for all forms of entertainment. It’s an affliction caused when people begin to feel bored with a particular category of movies, books, or video games. However, the idea of genre fatigue is something I’ve never fully understood at its initial level. For example, it implies that a person can become sick of comedies; yet, who in the right mind would get bored of laughing?Read More »
While the crazy visuals and magic featured in Doctor Strange’s promotional material, may lend the idea that this is a fresh new film from Marvel Studios, its formula and plot are unfortunately not as experimental or original as its digital effects. However, the movie isn’t exactly ruined by this one caveat, still remaining an enjoyable superhero popcorn flick.
Suicide Squad is a bad movie. At least, that’s what countless reviews all over the internet will tell us. The general consensus of the film is that while it has some fun moments, the overall experience is pretty subpar, with strange pacing, a muddled plot, and too many characters and stories going on for any of them to make a real impact. If it sounds like I’m describing Batman v Superman, then you’re right.
The past few weeks have been pretty good for any fan of entertainment or pop culture. Not only are we currently in the midst of Pokemon Go fever, but we’re also just relieving from Comic-Con and all the hype that surrounds it. However, recently there’s been a surge in hostility towards the idea of properties such as the aforementioned Pokemon Go, becoming more mainstream and popular. This is especially true when it comes to new fans indulging in what would’ve normally been considered niche or geeky stuff.
Ever since Iron Man first hit the big screen about seven years ago, each and every nerd, geek and fanboy has been patiently waiting for the release of this movie. Well at last, Captain America: Civil War has burst into cinemas, bringing with it inevitable box office records and the promise of some of the best superhero action ever put to film. So has all hype and build-up been worth it?