There’s a lot to be said about longevity. Over the last ten years, Marvel Studios has released twenty-three films. Halfway through, many talked about superhero fatigue and yet, they’re still a seventeen-billion-dollar juggernaut that has fans coming out in numbers for the next wave. As we drew closer to the much anticipated Avengers: Endgame, Marvel… [Read More]
Lauded for his shocking twists throughout his career, Shyamalan fell off the map for over a decade due to a string of high-profile box-office failures. (Does anybody rememberThe Happening? And we don’t talk about The Last Airbender…) With Glass, however, Shyamalan combines the worlds of two of his most memorable pieces—2000’s Unbreakable and 2017’s Split—in a truly unique exploration of… [Read More]
M. Night Shyamalan brings together the narratives of two of his standout originals—2000’s Unbreakable, from Touchstone, and 2016’s Split, from Universal—in one explosive, all-new comic-book thriller: Glass. From Unbreakable, Bruce Willis returns as David Dunn as does Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Price, known also by his pseudonym Mr. Glass. Joining from Split are James… [Read More]
“There is nothing more dangerous for a warrior than emotion.” (Yon-Rogg) A new superhero comes to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Captain Marvel brings us the MCU’s first woman superhero, a soldier in the midst of an intergalactic war who ends up on earth and becomes ground zero for that war. Ah, but all may not… [Read More]
Incredibles 2 is a fantastic way to spend a couple hours in an air-conditioned theater. Whether it holds up to fourteen years of waiting will depend on your personal perspective.
Incredibles 2 continues the story of the Parr family from The Incredibles. While it is ostensibly a superhero story, at its heart this is a film about family and especially about parenting as children go through all the changes of growing up.
Quentin Tarantino’s eighth film, a western that wasn’t a sequel to Django Unchained, focuses in on eight characters of ill repute who find themselves stuck in an isolated cabin in the midst of a snow storm. In true Tarantino fashion, the complexity of the characters will come to the forefront as bullets start flying, and sides are… [Read More]
The Prescott Academy breeds orphaned kids to be killer assassins in the latest take on high school, Barely Lethal. Agent 83 (Hailee Steinfeld) breaks free from the watchful eye of her training officer, Hardman (Samuel L. Jackson), and enrolls as an exchange student studying at a normal high school. Going by the name Megan Walsh, she lives with… [Read More]