The French Dispatch Is Short of Masterpiece Status

The French Dispatch, Wes Anderson’s love letter to journalism especially The New Yorker, is a mostly good film that’s well worth the wait. This film is a series of vignettes focusing on a travelogue, art, student protests, and a police kidnapping. The four stories come from the final issue of The French Dispatch, based in the fictional French city of Ennui-sur-Blasé. Outside of the city, nothing ties them together. Together, the vignettes do feature an…

"The French Dispatch Is Short of Masterpiece Status"

Loki Is Different In Tone But Captures Marvel Spirit

Loki picks up right where Avengers: Endgame left off and manages to capture the Marvel spirit in Marvel’s third live-action series on Disney+. This series is so much different in tone from both WandaVision and The Falcon and The Winter Soldier. It’s the thing I love abut the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The studio releases films and series that are completely different in tone but at the end of the day, they’re in the same universe.…

"Loki Is Different In Tone But Captures Marvel Spirit"

Armageddon at 20 Years

While Armageddon runs a bloated 150 minutes, the large majority of the film could really be defined as a comedy. This film no doubt offered a glimpse into the future of what a Michael Bay movie would be–full of disaster with a side of visual effects.  Nobody asked for either but okay.  There’s nothing else that you really need to say. When an asteroid “the size of Texas” is discovered to be heading towards an…

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