David Wain’s 2014 film, They Came Together, is a brilliant satire of one of cinema’s most beloved film genres, the romantic comedy. Screenwriters Michael Showalter and David Wain turn to The Shop Around the Corner and You’ve Got Mail as the core basis of their romantic comedy satire. But aside from this, they really make the film their own while running a tight 83 minutes. Like any rom-com, New York is a character in and…"They Came Together Sends Up the Rom-Com"
Marvel Studios’ What If…? takes what we know as the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) but delivers the animated action with a twist. The series draws on the Marvel Comics anthology series of the same name. Like the comic series, this is also an anthology series. We revisit key moments of the MCU through the eyes of Marvel newcomer Jeffrey Wright, who voices The Watcher, and see what would happen had characters done A instead of…"What If…?: Animated Series Depicts A Different MCU"
Cobie Smulders leads Stumptown as the adaptation of the graphic novel series made its series premiere on Wednesday night. Through flashbacks, we learn that Dex Parios (Cobie Smulders) used to serve in military intelligence. Yet she also isn’t the easiest person to work with. She has gambling debt up the wazoo with Sue Lynn Blackbird’s (Tantoo Cardinal) casino. At the same time, Dex is the first person that casino owner Sue Lynn turns when grandaughter…"Stumptown: Cobie Smulders Leads Adaptation"
Spider-Man: Far From Home has the main responsibility of dealing with the after effects of Avengers: Endgame, including the Midtown High students. If you’ve seen trailers for the film, you have probably already shown a good part of what’s going on. Regardless of that, there’s a certainly lot of film not seen in the trailers. Let me warn you now: there’s a mid-credits scene and a post-credits scene. Also: if you read nothing else before…"Spider-Man: Far From Home Starts A New Chapter"
Avengers: Age of Ultron is the penultimate film of Marvel’s Phase 2 and paves the landscape for phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This film is every bit as epic of an installment as the initial team-up in 2012. Since the collapse of S.H.I.E.LD., the Avengers have been busy at work in defeating H.Y.D.R.A. This time, they’re taking out Baron Wolfgang von Strucker’s (Thomas Kretschmann) base in Sokovia. It just so happens that this…"Avengers: Age of Ultron – The Road to Endgame"
Captain America: The Winter Soldier is the most political film by far for Marvel as Chris Evans makes his return to the role on the big screen. It’s been some two years following the Battle of New York and Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) is living in Washington, D.C. It is a quiet life for the man out of time. He also continues to adjust to this new reality. He’s become friends with military veteran Sam Wilson…"Captain America: The Winter Soldier – The Road to Endgame"
Marvel’s The Avengers is the team-up movie that we’ve been waiting for and it’s absolutely everything we wanted it to be. Loki wants to rule Earth. There’s really no other way to put it. After promising to turn over the Tesseract to the Chitauri, they will provide him with an army. Oh Loki, don’t go making promises you can’t keep. It probably will not end well. Back on Earth, Dr. Selvig (Stellan Skarsgård) is continuing his…"The Avengers – The Road to Endgame"
Led by a truly remarkable performance from Cobie Smulders, Alright Now is an improvisational feat. American-born rock musician Joanne Skye decides to enroll in college after ending a relationship with her boyfriend. Her band was unable to attract an audience on tour. This leads to the Filthy Dukes quickly collapsing. It’s foolish decision after foolish decision leading to Joanne enrolling in a coastal college during one drunken night. Yep, there’s a meet-cute with admissions clerk,…"Alright Now: Improvised In 5 Days"