Warner Bros. recently announced that David F. Sandberg, of Lights Out and Annabelle: Creation fame, would be directing a Shazam! movie for DC Films as part of their Extended Universe. It was also announced that it would be the next DC film going into production and that Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson would not be playing Black Adam in the … Continue reading Plot Pitch: 5 Things That Need To Be In David F. Sandberg’s Shazam!
Christopher Nolan is out to reinvigorate the war movie genre with his latest cinematic outing, Dunkirk. Anyone who has seen any Christopher Nolan film knows that he is never a straightforward director, and Dunkirk is no exception. While it is certainly more grounded in reality than something like Interstellar (since it is based on the … Continue reading Slanted Review: Dunkirk
War for the Planet of the Apes (directed by Matt Reeves) is the third installment in the current Planet of the Apes series, and is without a doubt the one of the best Planet of the Apes movies to date. What War for the Planet of the Apes does very well is propelling the story forward while using very minimal dialogue. With a … Continue reading Slanted Review: War for the Planet of the Apes
Spider-Man: Homecoming opened this past Friday and marks Sony's sixth Spider-Man solo film and third attempt at a Spider-Man franchise. Spider-Man has had a bit of a sketchy history when it comes to big screen adaptations of the character, so where did this latest crack at the story of Peter Parker rank among the rest? … Continue reading Slanted Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming (Spoilers!)
The first time I went to see Wonder Woman was about three weeks ago. I sat in the theater with my jaw dropped almost the entirety of the movie. I could not believe that a comic book property was being taken so seriously, being treated with such respect and made so well. Then, just as the … Continue reading How my unexpected Wonder Woman experience made the movie that much better
Baby Driver marks Edgar Wright's fifth cinematic outing as a director, and it's arguably his best feature film to date. At first glance, and based on what the trailers show you, Baby Driver is a simple film. And, to be fair, it really is. The film follows Baby, a young getaway driver for a crew of … Continue reading Slanted Review: Baby Driver