COCO – Music, family and memory making Pixar great again

I spent half of Coco teary-eyed and there was this whirlwind of joy within me. Pixar’s still got that exceptional touch and its working on our hearts and minds in full force. It takes a smart combination of factors to truly set Coco apart as possibly an all-timer, prime among them the magical realism ofContinue reading “COCO – Music, family and memory making Pixar great again”

JUSTICE LEAGUE – The DCU is all smiles at the expense of Batman and us

Justice League tries so hard to distance itself narratively and tonally from the earlier films in the DC cinematic universe, save for Wonder Woman. You could say it largely succeeds, but to who’s benefit? I will argue no one. There are no winners when you serve the campiest Bruce Wayne/Batman since George Clooney and hisContinue reading “JUSTICE LEAGUE – The DCU is all smiles at the expense of Batman and us”

THOR: RAGNAROK – Overrated and wants to be Deadpool so bad

Give me a lifetime and it may not be enough for me to prepare for and accept a comedy featuring Thor, the god of thunder. Yes, I jumped onto that small wagon of whiners that feel Thor: Ragnarok should have been a little more restrained instead of trying to be too funny. I am acquaintedContinue reading “THOR: RAGNAROK – Overrated and wants to be Deadpool so bad”