Written by Kevin Thomas
Captain Marvel: Enjoyable Sci-Fi Mixes Thrills and Empowerment
3.8 out of 5 stars (highly above average)
The lead-up to Captain Marvel has been a rocky one. Sexist internet trolls, laughable trailer complaints, and the fear of Marvel getting “woke” surrounded this film and caused some to overanalyze it till the cows come home. In my opinion, Captain Marvel is a fun and funny popcorn movie that can empower men, women, and space aliens to become the best version of themselves and still have friends in their corner. Add good performances, astounding visuals, and a spunky lead character, and Captain Marvel stands as a shining example of how to combine empowerment with entertainment. Continue reading Movie Review: Captain Marvel 3.8/5 Stars
By Kevin Thomas
1 out of 5 stars (one of the worst films I have ever seen)
I’ve been reviewing movies since 2005, and I’ve seen a lot of clunkers. From offensive tripe like Daddy’s Home to the incompetence that is Furry Vengeance, I’ve had my fair share of displeasure at the multiplex. However, no theatrically-released film has ever been so awful to the point that I walked out of it. Never has a film so fundamentally misunderstood its premise, characters, and message so badly that I actively had to leave. That is, until I saw the mess that is the unnecessary 2018 remake of Overboard. While the original had depth and thought-provoking commentary while still being a laugh riot, this shipwreck is content to trot out easy jokes without any of the pathos of its predecessor and completely undermines its romantic ending. Continue reading Abandon Ship From Anna Faris’ New Comedy!
by John Paul
Black Panther, just grossed over a billion dollars worldwide and with Avengers: Infinity War just around the corner, the excitement to see Earth’s mightiest heroes face their biggest battle yet is astronomical. However it’s a different story for Marvel’s prime competitor, DC comics. Continue reading DCEU: Where does it go from here?