The Hubris of X-Men: Apocalypse

Goes through an identity crisis while suffering the hubris of assuming superhero movies are too big to fail.

Midnight Special and the Tax of Parenthood

Quicker than you can say ‘Jesus, Mary and Joseph’ you’re in the thick of an old parenting allegory.

Twister Revisited

How this perfect movie almost didn’t get made.

Captain America: Civil War is All Glory and No Guts

Good job, Marvel.

The Dysfunctional Wholesomeness My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

A goofy family reunion.

The Jungle Book is a New Chapter in Cinematic Enchantment

Forces you to confront your skepticism and be swept away by special kind of cinematic enchantment again.

Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, a False Promise

Disjointed, numbing and spectacular with its intemperance.

The Pre-Trump Paranoia of 10 Cloverfield Lane

A reflection of our collective anxieties delivered as an easily digestible thriller.

Stop judging films based on their trailers

Here’s an idea: wait until you’ve seen the film.

The Prestigious Eye-Roll of Hail, Caesar!

We’re all in service of different kinds of crazy.

Monthly Movie Debrief: February Edition

The Debrief podcast is a little like a Backstreet Boy, it’s back!

Clearing Blind Spots: The Beatles on Film

Time to find out how they got in that Yellow Submarine.

The Caged Heat of ‘Deadpool’

Deadpool tries to rebel but it’s as insubordinate as a kid wearing a Megadeth T-shirt to Church on a Sunday.

Clearing blind spots: The Planet of the Apes

I watched all the Planet of the Apes films, it’s a mad house! A mad house!

How to Get Rich with a Conscience in The Big Short

A prestige PowerPoint presentation.