This week on the show, we’re looking at Anatomy of a Fall and the latest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, The Marvels.Continue reading “Podcast: Anatomy of a Fall & The Marvels”
Greetings, programs, and welcome to another edition of the Awesome Friday Podcast. This week on the show, we’re taking on her recent Netflix release, They Cloned Tyrone, and the still-in-cinemas Joy Ride. Simon also gets Matthew talking about the recent musical episode of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, which is why the episode runs a little over time. We hope you enjoy it!Continue reading “Podcast: They Cloned Tyrone & Joy Ride”
Greetings programs! it’s that time of the week: Awesome Friday, on a Sunday. On this weeks episode of the podcast we’re taking on two new theatrical releases: Candyman, from director Nia DaCosta and Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings from director Destin Daniel Cretton.Continue reading “Awesome Friday Movie Podcast: ‘Candyman’ and ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’”
I make no bones about this fact: 1992’s Candyman and its 1995 follow up Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh are movies that shook me to my core as a child. I originally saw them back to back while alone in the dark, and let’s say that that had a formative effect on me. Short version: I was a horror wuss.
Fast forward to today, and I consume a great deal of horror as I think it’s one of the most creative spaces in filmmaking. However, the thought of a new Candyman film had me a little on edge thanks to some deep-seated memories. So now that I have had a chance to watch it, does it hold up to the original? Yes! Well, mostly!Continue reading “Review: ‘Candyman’ updates the mythos of a classic urban legend slasher, with uneven (but mostly good) results”
This week WandaVision comes to a close with a nearly hour-long episode, fittingly titled “The Series Finale”. This episode will bring the story to a close (mostly, this is Marvel we’re talking about), but is it successful? There’s only one way to find out.
Heads up, I wrote the recap a little differently this week, with a section dedicated to each character. It was definitely easier to write, and I hope it’s easier to read.Continue reading “Recap & Review: ‘WandaVision’ Series Finale, in which our heroes stories are resolved. Mostly.”
This week is the penultimate episode of WandaVision, and at a solid 10 minutes longer than the previous episodes, there is a whole lot of plot to get through and a whole lot of loose threads left for the finale to tie up. Let’s get right to it!Continue reading “Recap & Review: ‘WandaVision’ Episode 8 dives into Wanda’s personal history”
We’re in the home stretch with WandaVision and the pace is starting to pick up. There’s a lot to unpack this week so let’s get right to it.Continue reading “Recap & Review: ‘WandaVision’ Episode 7: A villain revealed!”
Last week ended with the appearance of Wanda’s brother Pietro, but now played by actor Evan Peters, who played a version of the character featured in the Fox X-Men movies. It was a hell of a twist, and this week starts to deal with that. A little bit.Continue reading “Recap & Review: ‘WandaVision’ Episode 6: Sibling shenanigans and raising stakes”
Episode Five of WandaVision, “On A Very Special Episode…” went live on Disney+ this morning and boy howdy it is another big one, full of twists and turns and revelations both inside and outside of Westview. Let’s take a closer look.Continue reading “Recap & Review: ‘WandaVision’ Episode 5, In Which Things Start to Take a Turn”
This week we finally get a look at what has been happening outside of the sitcom reality that Wanda and Vision have been living in, and it’s just as interesting as what has been happening inside.Continue reading “Recap & Review: ‘WandaVision’ Episode 4 finally starts to tell us what is going on. Sort of.”
Another week, another sitcom era. Wanda and Vision find themselves in the 1970s this time around, and Geraldine is back, too.Continue reading “Recap & Review: ‘WandaVison’ Episode 3: The 1970s start to show some cracks in the walls”
The first of the Marvel Cinematic Universe television series is finally on it’s way! WandaVision will premiere on Disney+ in December and the first trailer came out yesterday.
It’s a short trailer but there is a lot to look at, so let’s take a closer look.Continue reading “Let’s Take A Closer Look at the ‘WandaVision’ trailer (With 60 HD Captures)”
Apparently this movie was a bit of a hit at Sundance. It’s not hard to see why.