Category Archives: Reviews

Luca (2021) Review

SILENZIO BRUNO!   Pixar Studios has become the premiere powerhouse animated studio for nearly the past twenty-five years; producing some of the more memorable and beloved animated feature films that have seeing a theatrical release. While other studios have indeed produced hits (i.e. DreamWorks, Illumination Entertainment, Blu Sky, Warner Bros Animation, etc.), Pixar, a subsidiary company underneath the Walt Disney

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Space Jam: A New Legacy (2021) Review

READY PLAYER ONE?   In 1996, Warner Bros. Studios released Space Jam, a live action / animated hybrid feature film, during the beginning of the holiday season. Directed by Joe Pytka, the film, which starred NBA superstar Michael Jordan, presents a fictitious account of what happened between Jordan’s initial retirement from the NBA in 1993 and his comeback in 1995,

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F9 (2021) Review

FAST FAMILY FLIES FURIOUSLY   In 2017, The Fate of the Furious raced into theaters and brought with it a new level of box office success to the long running Fast and the Furious franchise. Of course, this film, which was the eighth entry in the franchise, has grown and evolved into an interesting dynamic aspect beyond the earlier installments

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Black Widow (2021) Review

I’M DONE RUNNING FROM MY PAST   The Marvel Cinematic Universe has indeed been an incredible, lucrative, and entertaining to ride since its inception in 2008 with the release of Iron Man. This shared superhero movie universe has incorporated many comic book heroes (both famous and unknown) within Marvel Comics back catalogue; producing heightened cinematic fanfare of epic proportions and

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In the Heights (2021) Review

A JUBILANT AND ENERGETIC MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR   Years before Lin-Manuel Miranda became a household name after the universal acclaim and success from his Broadway show Hamilton, the creative behind worked on another theatrical stage show titled In the Heights. The roots of the shows first began back during Miranda’s sophomore year in college in 1999; focusing on

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Army of the Dead (2021) Review

SURVIVORS TAKES ALL IN THIS MINDLESS (YET FUN) ZOMBLIE FLICK   Film director Zack Snyder has had an interesting career in the film industry. While he made his directorial debut with the zombie horror movie Dawn of the Dead in 2004, Snyder quickly became a more recognizable name with his sophomore film 2006’s 300; an action historical genre feature that

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Cruella (2021) Review

HELLO CRUEL WORLD!   In 1961, Walt Disney Studios, after the release of 1959’s Sleeping Beauty, released their 17th animated film titled 101 Dalmatians. Loosely based off the book of the same name Dodie Smith, the 79-minute animated film tells the story of a litter of dalmatian puppies who are kidnapped by a villainous woman named Cruella de Vil, who

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