Review – Ant-Man and the Wasp

Marvel Studios is back with the sequel to 2015's (not such a) surprise hit, Ant-Man.  This time, Scott Lang has a partner as the Wasp is not only formally introduced into the Marvel Cinematic Universe (though the original Janet Van Dyne version had a cameo in Ant-Man) but shares headlining status, making her the first... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – Machete Kills

Original US release date: October 11, 2013 Production budget: $20,000,000 Worldwide gross: $15,008,161 Robert Rodriguez's Machete (find that #ThrowbackThursday here) was one of my favorite films of 2010, so I anxiously awaited this 2013 sequel.  I remember feeling disappointed walking out of the theater upon seeing it during its opening weekend, wondering how there could be such... Continue Reading →

Review – Tomb Raider

Approximately 22 years ago, the Tomb Raider video game debuted on PC, the original Sony PlayStation, and the much-vaunted Sega Saturn to rave reviews and enthusiastic gamers everywhere, who embraced the third-person adventure game and its butt-kicking protagonist, Lara Croft.  For all the talk of progressive casting in modern filmmaking, video games have been featuring... Continue Reading →

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