A long time ago, in a theater far, far away, I watched Star Wars Episode III. That was the last time I saw a Star Wars movie in theaters. I have not seen the new film, subtitled The Force Awakens. Here is my review of it anyway.
The Terminator series has always had an uneasy relationship with technology. The franchise relies on advancing tech to make its villains look cooler, while simultaneously (and ironically) warning about the dangers of our continued reliance on technology. Terminator Genisys—my new favorite bad Terminator movie—has…
Five months ago, I wrote about Thor: The Dark World. In that review, I suggested that not only did that movie finally do the Thor lore justice, but that it proved the Marvel Cinematic Universe had reached a stable level of maturity. Captain America: The Winter Soldier continues that tradition.
In 1978, the first Superman movie came to theaters brandishing the tagline "You'll believe a man can fly." The audacious notion was also a simple one: that notion of fantasy you held as a child, that aspiration towards the impossible that so many grow out of will be revived and, in the scope of a single feature film,…
BIG FUCKING SPOILER ALERT
Go watch the movie first if you care.
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