The Lego Batman Movie is just as funny as the original

February 21, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes With 2014’s The Lego Movie, Warner Animation Group laid a clever foundation for virtually limitless spinoff opportunities. The first to arrive is The Lego Batman Movie, and it’s an important indication of the quality of the many Lego movies to come. It would have been easy to make one quality movie as a starting point, […]

5 reasons why being a dork gets better with age

January 17, 2012

Reading Time: 6 minutes Let’s face it. Adulthood is a double edged-sword. Yes, you have more freedom to do whatever you want, no one can tell you what to do and you get to watch as many R-rated movies as you want. However, with adulthood also comes really annoying things like responsibilities. You have to work so you can […]

Cannonized Cinema: The Dark Knight’s Redemption

January 16, 2012

Reading Time: 5 minutes Sometimes when I look into the young faces of Batman fans eagerly talking about the final chapter of the Christopher Nolan Batman series, I feel both a sense of pride and anguish. These newly converted Batman lovers I speak of were either born in the late 1980s or some time in the 1990s. The Batman […]

Reboots: when they work and when they don’t.

September 5, 2011

Reading Time: 3 minutes Want to know the quickest way to ruin a good movie? Make a sequel. Remember “Smokin’ Aces?” Of course you do.  It was a great movie involving the Mafia, assassins and the F.B.I. with a twist at the end. “Remember Smokin’ Aces 2: Assassin’s Ball?” No, you do not because the writers/production company decided to […]