Men in Black (1997)

Men in Black is a 1997 science fiction comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones. The film follows the adventures of two agents from a secret government organization, known as the Men in Black, who are tasked with policing extraterrestrial activity on Earth. Together, they must stop an... Continue Reading →

The Boys (2019-???)

The Boys is an Amazon Original show that takes a uniquely gritty look at what a world with Superheroes might look like. After one man's girlfriend is tragically killed by a "hero", he learns that collateral damage is an all too common occurrence and Vaught, the superhero agency, has a serious accountability problem. Let's consider... Continue Reading →

Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Spider-Man 2 takes place two years after the events of Spider-Man, showing us Peter Parker's struggle to balance his home and hero life. When a new villain threatens the city, Peter must decide which path is meant for him. Let's consider the pros and cons of Spider-Man 2... Pros: Firstly, the opening credits serve as... Continue Reading →

Spider-Man (2002)

Spider-Man is a comic book adaptation from director Sam Raimi, starring Tobey Maguire in the titular role. After being bitten by a genetically modified spider, Peter Parker gains incredible spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil after tragedy befalls his family. Let's consider the pros and cons of Spider-Man... Pros: Firstly, the... Continue Reading →

The Northman (2022)

The Northman is Robert Eggers latest action-filled epic following a young Viking prince on his quest to avenge his father's murder. It's a familiar story with an aggressively unique presentation. Let's consider the pros and cons of The Northman... Pros: First and foremost, Alexander SkarsgĂ„rd gives one hell of a performance! This wasn't just a... Continue Reading →

Goon (2011)

Goon is a feel good sports movie starring Seann William Scott, as the hard headed and even harder punching hockey player. It is loosely based on the book of the same name, recounting the true story of hockey enforcer Doug Smith. Let's consider the pros and cons of Goon... Pros: It's safe to say that... Continue Reading →

Game of Thrones (2011-2019)

Game of Thrones is a medieval science fiction epic written by George R. R. Martin and adapted for HBO by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. The tale is full of heroism, heartbreak, and corruption, follows over a dozen characters, and spans over 7 years! Let's consider the pros and cons of Game of Thrones...... Continue Reading →

Jumanji (1995)

Jumanji is a classic 90's movie based on the 1981 fantasy children's picture book of the same name. The story follows a magical and exceptionally dangerous board game that wreaks havoc on all those who play! Let's consider the pros and cons of Jumanji... Pros: Firstly, the premise of this movie allows for a lot... Continue Reading →

Dune (2021)

Dune is a sci-fi epic, following House Atreides after the Padishah Emperor demands they take control of the dangerous spice planet, Arrakis. Duke Atreides accepts the Emperor's call, but suspects the order is given with sinister intentions. Let's consider the pros and cons of Dune... Pros: Although the CGI and set pieces steal the movie... Continue Reading →

3:10 to Yuma (2007)

3:10 to Yuma is a western about a downtrodden rancher who seizes his opportunity to turn in a notoriously dangerous bandit and save his family's livelihood. It's a remake of the 1978 film of the same name, making it the second adaptation of Elmore Leonard's 1953 short story. Let's consider the pros and cons of... Continue Reading →

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