The Russians made a rip-off of "Avengers" and "Justice League." It is better than the originals.
The remake of Death Wish is a fascinating example of how we see the world and how we have changed since the original in 1974.
Summary: A review of the Black Panther, what might be the hottest film of the year. “People need stories, more than bread, itself. They teach us how to live, and why. …Stories show us how to win.” — The Master Storyteller in HBO’s wonderful Arabian Nights. The Black Panther is great entertainment, like a bag … Continue reading “Black Panther” will be the most interesting film of 2018
Summary: Few of the reviews, whether giving one or five stars, well describe Justice League. This brief spoiler-free review (nothing not seen in the trailers) explains why you should see it. If you have seen it, this highlights some points you might not have fully appreciated. Post your thoughts about it in the comments. This … Continue reading “Justice League” is the film we need, not the one we deserve
Summary: Thor: Ragnarok is a fun, shallow, passionless film. Good to fill an empty afternoon, but a waste of potentially great mythic material. Like all our blockbuster films, it provides a mirror in which we can more clearly see how the West is evolving. Thor: Ragnarok is a fun film. Like most recent blockbusters, the … Continue reading “Thor: Ragnarok” is a passionless apocalypse, but revealing