The biggest stakes ever attempted in a comic book event, bestial Anti-Monitor, & mega fan-service cameoing DC Media history back to 1960’s w/ epic score, classic JL_tone,_&_game-changing_payoff:_A_new_DC_Film/TV_Multiverse._8/10.…… Read more “Crisis On Infinite Earths (DCTV Crossover 2019)”
A glittery, bonkers hard-R ‘90’s indie doubling as a comic book-antihero comedy, BOP brings together the iconic female gang in one of the funniest, most violent, & boldly-original CBM’s – despite a miscast Black Canary & Cassandra Cain. 7.9/10.
An ultra-dark sociopathological study steeped in deep nihilistic psychology with wildly-violent social commentary, Joker is A Clockwork Orange x Taxi Driver x RFAD with a career performance by Phoenix on the origins of supervillains. 9.3/10.
Locationally-diverse with a better + more-accurate (independent) Spidey, stunning VFX, personal-growth arcs, romance with a softer MJ, & brilliant Gyllenhaal Mysterio, FFH corrects most of Homecoming’s flaws for fresh Euro-travel. 8.2/10.
A dark, operatic horror series set in the Louisiana swamps, DC’s delightfully-macabre weirdfest steeped in biological terror is – despite an early problematic Alex Holland – one of the most one-of-a-kind offerings in comic book TV. 8.7/10.
A visionary horror-take on Superman, James Gunn spins an avant-garde subversion of the lore with a child-bullying/outcast narrative, stylistic flair in (*brutal*) slasher sequences, small-town Kansas feel, and mega-twisted coming-of-age origins. 8/10.
The end of an era, Endgame wraps up the Infinity Saga in epic style, with massive fandom service, emotional gravitas, a darker Thanos, psychological war-aftermath reflection, & one of the biggest and wildest final acts in blockbuster history. 8.5/10.
A brilliant cocktail of coming-of-age story, superhero origin, Christmas movie, and hilarious comedy with a lifetime-casting in Zachary Levi, dark villain in Dr. Silvana, & nostalgic heart – expertly handling the Seven Deadly Sins comics mythos. 8.7/10.
Wholly unoriginal in concept rehashing Doom Patrol and X-Men’s core ideas under a new (umbrella), Netflix’s new misfit-academy is mediocre – only given boost by Sheehan &_Gallagher’s_leads_plus_serviceable_effects_and_nice_tone._4/10.…… Read more “The Umbrella Academy (2019)”
Deftly weaving DC’s heroes again with clear command & understanding of them, DCTV delivers another great Justice League movie – with hilarious power-swaps, badass new Batwoman, A.M.A.Z.O.,_&_Monitor,_but_mixed_final_act._7.8/10.…… Read more “#Elseworlds (DCTV Crossover 2018)”