Monthly Archives: April 2021

TV Review: Invincible!

TV Review: Invincible

Being a teenager is hard enough, so what happens when you throw in superpowers? It’s a well-worn concept of the superhero genre, perfected in the early days of The Amazing Spider-Man by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. But in Invincible, the animated adaptation of Robert Kirkman’s other Image Comic, we see the true to life cost of gaining superhuman abilities at the same time you start sprouting zits, and it’s still just as engaging as ever, thanks to some fun twists on the genre and some absolutely mind-blowingly stunning, and incredibly violent, action.

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TV Review: The Falcon & The Winter Soldier!

TV Review!!

The Falcon & The Winter Soldier

SPOILERS

After playing second fiddle to the Sentinel of Liberty for years, Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes take the stage in The Falcon & The Winter Soldier, the latest Disney+ series that forwards the unstoppable narrative juggernaut that is the Marvel Cinematic Universe. These two fan-favorite characters have been largely reduced to the sidelines in the big Marvel movies, and not unlike Wanda Maximoff’s starring vehicle Wandavision, this show allows them to have some great character moments. Unlike the show that started the MCU on the small screen though, Falcon & Winter Soldier has some pretty big pacing issues that do put a bit of a dent in the overall viewing experience.

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Movie Review: Godzilla vs. Kong!

MOVIE REVIEW!!

Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)

Starring: Godzilla, King Kong, Mille Bobby Brown, Bryan Tyree Henry, Rebecca Hall, Alexander Skarsgard

Directed By: Adam Wingard

SPOILERS

Freddy vs. Jason. Alien vs. Predator. Batman v(s) Superman. Captain America vs. Iron Man.

There have been many battles in recent pop culture, but one of the first ones that started it all was due for a reboot, and with that, we get a brand new throw down between the mighty King Kong and the King of the Monsters, Godzilla. The latest (and final?) installment in Legendary Pictures’ “Monsterverse” series of big Kaiju reboots, Godzilla vs. Kong builds on the promise teased in 2014’s Godzilla and 2017’s Kong: Skull Island by balancing the big monster fights we’re watching the movie for with a very silly, but fast-moving, human story.

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