“Unbreakable” is Unfinished

M. Night Shyamalan created an underrated classic before film became as saturated with Superhero stories as it is today. To ground this approach, he explored the idea that our fantasies and myths have a basis in a grounded truth, and noted in special features and interviews that 'Unbreakable' is the "first act" of a story... Continue Reading →

His Dark Materials S2: E1-5 Review

I would like to thank HBO for allowing me to watch and review this series. Director: Tom Hooper Cast: Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, Amir Wilson, Ariyon Bakare, Andrew Scott, Will Keen, Ruta Gedmintas, and Lin-Manuel Miranda. Synopsis: A young girl is destined to liberate her world from the grip of the Magisterium which represses people's ties to... Continue Reading →

Binge Watch: X-Men Films

Last year, 20th Century FOX was sold to Disney, reuniting almost all the Marvel stories. One of the last of the FOX-produced X-Men films, New Mutants, debuted at the end of August. It was long-awaited and has been much maligned. Some have called it the worst X-Men film. I disagree, but it got me thinking... Continue Reading →

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