Movie review aggregate sites are often blamed for ruining film criticism. They don’t just unfairly break down a bunch of opinions into one simple consensus, people say, but they also allow numerical ratings to be affixed to that consensus as if to assign it a be-all and end-all stamp of measurement determining a movie’s worth.
It can be argued that it’s… Continue reading Check Out Google's New Shortcut to Finding Out if a Movie Is Good Or Bad
On the first day of this year’s D23 Expo for Disney fans, a whole lot of news was announced about upcoming movies from Walt Disney Animation and Pixar. We also got to see a bunch of new stills and artwork for many of these titles. Here’s all you need to see and know, in alphabetical order by title:
So let’s get one thing straight before I get into this week’s column: I enjoyed the heck out of Daredevil, the new Netflix series set in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe. I liked it so much I watched all 13 hour-long episodes in the time between when I woke up Friday morning and when I finally went to sleep Saturday night.
That’s the most… Continue reading The Geek Beat: Is 'Daredevil''s Success Good or Bad for the Marvel Movie-verse?
Rupert Wyatt’s remake of The Gambler arrived in theaters last Christmas without a big splash, and I think it was just the timing. It’s a very good movie, one of the most underrated of 2014, but it couldn’t compete with the awards contenders of that season. Well, there was some buzz from myself and others about John Goodman deserving a Best Supporting Actor… Continue reading Watch John Goodman Discuss His Devilishly Good Dialogue In This 'The Gambler' Clip (Exclusive)