Opinion: DC Works Best When Grounded in Realism, and The Joker is Proof of It

After getting our first look at the Joker in the Todd Philips-directed origin film, I came to a conclusion that has been building up in my mind for a few months. DC, its characters and stories, have worked best in cinema when being grounded in realism. Not to be confused with darkness, which has been … Continue reading Opinion: DC Works Best When Grounded in Realism, and The Joker is Proof of It

‘The Nun’ Review: A Disappointingly Mediocre Outing in the ‘Conjuring’ Franchise

★★ ‘The Nun’ mostly disappoints with a weak script and minimal scares that make this a lackluster entry in ‘The Conjuring’ franchise. The film follows Irene, played by Taissa Farmiga, a young novitiate, who is teamed up with a priest with a haunting past (Demian Bichir) to investigate a mysterious suicide in a Romanian abbey. … Continue reading ‘The Nun’ Review: A Disappointingly Mediocre Outing in the ‘Conjuring’ Franchise

Sharp Objects: Series Finale Review and Analysis

★★★★★ **SPOILERS AHEAD** Jean Marc Valle’s second HBO series, Sharp Objects, based upon the novel by Gillian Flynn, manages to overcome Big Little Lies with a meticulous and brilliantly-crafted psychological thriller that will certainly leave a mark in pop culture thanks to its fittingly shocking and abrupt twist ending. After several episodes leading to the … Continue reading Sharp Objects: Series Finale Review and Analysis