Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Review

I’ll admit, I wasn’t a fan of the first Sonic the Hedgehog movie from pre-pandemic 2020, which I didn’t think was a hot take at the time, but oh was I wrong! As video game movies go, the film adaptation of beloved Sega character Sonic was weirdly accepted, some even dubbing it the best video […]

The Batman Review

Throughout Batman’s onscreen history, we’ve seemingly explored every angle the character has.  From the goofy surrealism of Adam West-era Batman, to Gothic camp of Tim Burton’s Batman,  and then the maximalist circus of Joel Schumacher’s Batman, ending with the gritty realism of Christopher Nolan’s Batman, the film history of the Dark Knight is full of […]

Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022) Review

Netflix’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre is elevated through a few effective sequences of suspense, some stunning scenery, and a routine supply of splendidly nasty gore. Sadly, the deviant glory of the film is undermined by a nonsense plot and an obnoxious insistence on its ignorant ideals.  The film quite shamelessly mimics the exact same premise of […]

Jackass Forever Review

Some movies are like a fine Merlot, some a can of Dr. Pepper, and some a juice box. The Jackass franchise is a spiked juice box: you can’t give it to a kid, but only with a kid’s taste would you find it even remotely appealing. That gray area is where the merrily sadistic Jackass […]

Scream 5 Review

I don’t envy the filmmakers in the position of helming the newest entry in any beloved property, but I can’t even fathom the stress of sitting down to write a new Scream movie. What you need to understand is, they aren’t just writing a movie. They’ve inherited an obligation to extend the self-aware commentary at […]