Friday, May 28, 2021

A Quiet Place Part II - Review

Ironically, the first film back in theaters for a lot of people this week is the last film people were actually gearing up to see in theaters nearly 15 months ago. And what a film to return with. The original film released in 2018 to surprising praise from all corners, making a sequel almost inevitable. While everyone knows the sequel game is tough, especially in the horror genre, A Quiet Place Part II manages the impossible and turns out a film that surpasses the first in nearly every way.

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Cruella - Review

Disney’s live action remakes have been a roller coaster of quality from the surprising success of 2015’s Cinderella to the creatively bankrupt production of 2019’s The Lion King. Thankfully, Cruella falls somewhere in the middle, not falling into the traps that made some outings feel like blatant cash grabs, but also not fully committing to the weirdness that the director is striving for.

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Army of the Dead - Review

 After months and months of Zack Snyder hearing his name in the news with the long sought after debut of the famed Snydercut, the director returns to the world of the undead with Army of the Dead. His first venture into the zombie world came 17 years ago, with a remake of George Romero’s classic Dawn of the Dead, but instead of adapting someone else’s work into his own style, Snyder takes an original, over the top approach to his newest film.