The Problem with Game of Thrones’ Last Season – And How it Can Redeem Itself

As Game of Thrones comes to an end, it’s difficult to not acknowledge the elephant in the room: the show is not as good as it once was. But, why? You could argue the biggest flaws came when the showrunners ran out of the source material, but I would actually say that some of the … Continue reading The Problem with Game of Thrones’ Last Season – And How it Can Redeem Itself

Game of Thrones Season 8 Premiere“Winterfell” Review and Breakdown

★★★★ While ‘Winterfell’ serves mostly as set-up for the rest of the season, it still serves enough memorable moments and raises enough questions to keep interest high. Finally arriving at Winterfell, Daenerys and Jon’s alliance is not as warmly received as hoped, especially by Sansa. As their love grows, new problems arise when Sam enters … Continue reading Game of Thrones Season 8 Premiere“Winterfell” Review and Breakdown

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

BOX OFFICE PROJECTIONS: CAN ‘CRAZY RICH ASIANS’ CHALLENGE HOLDOVER ‘THE MEG’?

After surprising almost everyone in Hollywood with its big opening, ‘The Meg’ will now compete in its second weekend with fellow Warner Bros. film, ‘Crazy Rich Asians’, which is opening on a Wednesday. Warner has positioned 'Crazy Rich Asians' in its marketing as a historic film for asian-american representation in film, boasting almost an exclusive … Continue reading BOX OFFICE PROJECTIONS: CAN ‘CRAZY RICH ASIANS’ CHALLENGE HOLDOVER ‘THE MEG’?

Box Office Actuals: ‘Incredibles 2’ Shatters Records With Huge $183M+ Weekend

While everyone expected a big weekend for the Pixar sequel, nobody saw this coming. ‘Incredibles 2’ not only unseated previous animated champ Finding Dory ($135M), but it also grossed more than juggernaut live-action superhero films ‘Captain America: Civil War’ and 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’. It turns out it was worth the 14-year wait … Continue reading Box Office Actuals: ‘Incredibles 2’ Shatters Records With Huge $183M+ Weekend