On paper, you can tell exactly where Green Book is going. It’s essentially a story of a white man who drives around a black man in 1962’s deep south. Prior to getting the gig, the white man, Tony (Viggo Mortensen), has his prejudices about black people. Can you guess what’s going to happen next?
Like a comedian having to explain the joke after telling it, Spike Lee apparently felt like he needed to punctuate the movie in order to exclaim what his point was. But I ask you, then what was the point of watching the movie in the first place?
If you’ve ever wanted to watch movie about broken love set amidst the backdrop of the geopolitical tension in 1950s Europe, look no further than Pawel Pawlikowski’s Cold War.
I like to think the idea for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was sparked by Marvel creatives sitting around a room discussing how their movies have become somewhat repetitive and formulaic. But then I also wonder what took them so long to notice.
Prior to watching Mary Poppins Returns, we are fully aware that what made the original 1964 movie so great was Julie Andrews, herself, as the title character.
Venom is an unusual superhero film in that it’s more of an anti-hero story. Other than the below-the-radar Punisher movies, we haven’t really gotten one this mainstream from Marvel.
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Sooner or later, the Jurassic Park story was going to have to move on from Isla Nublar and onto bigger … More
It’s difficult to judge a movie with expectations as high as those for Solo: A Star Wars Story. Han Solo’s … More