“I wonder if it ever crossed Rodriguez’s mind that the grainy film and ‘missing reel’ scenes of such movies were not put in there intentionally.”
“While a lot of people will see it due to all the awards and accolades it received in the last year, this is primarily a film made by a cinephile for cinephiles.”
“Granted, it’s far, far superior to the last meta-Bond film they tried (that would be Die Another Day), but it doesn’t have much of an identity of its own.”
“This magical girl anime is different from all the others, in that there are no girls in it.”
“It’s not even than people are really offended that Trevor Noah made jokes about Jews. They’re offended that Trevor Noah isn’t Jessica Williams.”
“Odds are, we’re going to be waiting at least three years or so before any of this matters.”
“Insomnia isn’t perhaps the movie many hoped for following Memento; It’s a pretty low-key, minor effort compared to the complex, large-scale films Nolan would go on to make.”
“Every man in Iris’s life is lying to her. Her boyfriend, her best friend, and her father. This is beyond mere protectiveness: this is patronizing mistrust.”
“Birdman may not be everything it’s been hyped to be, and it may not even be remembered as groundbreaking cinema—mostly because it’s not.”
“Who better to become the Richard Donner of video game movies than the guy whose Aliens is pretty much a 3-D shooter video game in movie form, before the genre came into existence?”
“It looks like the guy who cleans the Enterprise toilets has the week off, so congratulations, Uhura, you are now in charge!”
“There are times when it feels like the characters in The Giver are really just living in a slightly more authoritarian Disneyworld.”
“All of this sounds like a lot, but it really isn’t. Most of what she outlines boils down to ‘be active and engaged in our relationship and I will love you.’”
“If you’ve been waiting decades for the return of your favorite franchises, there’s a good chance you’ll be pleased by what’s coming in the next few years. But there’s a much better chance you won’t, because it’s all going to be terrible.”
“Unfortunately, we’re not going to find out how they did the saucer separation trick, or how they made that guy’s head explode in ‘Conspiracy’, or anything else cool that happened in the first season of TNG.”
“DC is knuckling down and trying to do this thing right: some books are getting new number ones, almost all are getting new creative teams, and a bunch of new characters are being given a chance at ongoing title success.”
“Choosing such a horrifying image as a celebration is in incredibly poor taste. It comes across as a glorification of Batgirl’s humiliation and degradation.”
“Hearing a constant laugh track on the Enterprise-D bridge is distinctly surreal. Someone really should take season two of TNG and add a laugh track just to see if it improves things.”
“I would say this movie contains no actual dialogue; just endless action-movie quips.”
“Since Image Comics recently announced the production of a second arc, I made it a point to give it a try. The verdict? I have no idea how to feel. My brain is screaming ‘status code: 400’.”
The Animated Heroine concludes her countdown with her top five favorite animated shows.
In honor of the third anniversary of the Graphic Novel Picture Show, Sybil flagellates herself for the amusement of her fans by reviewing both installments of the short-lived Amazing Spider-Man movie series.
Sofie asks the question: Does it even matter at all if you get to play as a woman or not in any given game? The answer is... it depends.
Joey tells you what to expect when watching a movie based on a Nicholas Sparks novel, including the likes of A Walk to Remember, The Notebook, Dear John, The Last Song, and the currently playing The Longest Ride.
At last, Sofie comes to the final installment of an overall solid franchise.
UPDATED with Part 2 on April 9, 2015! Is there such a thing as a game that's so bad its good?
The Animated Heroine continues to count down her favorite animated shows.
Proof of life. This one was fairly involved.
This time, the Fear Fan tries something completely different, reviewing a sequel out of sequence!
More terrible puns, weird acting choices, the perils of directing, and baby Jedi named Liam! We've got it all!
After a three-year cliffhanger, guest star "Spazzmaster" finally teaches Il Neige to embrace his inner Goofy Goober as they sit down to review the first Spongebob movie. Also, there's time travel.
After a couple of months of inaction, the Animated Heroine presents a countdown of her favorite animated shows.
Giant bugs! Run!
In this editorial, Joey asks if Disney (not Pixar) should really be making animated sequels like the just announced Frozen 2.
Sofie reviews the third installment in the BioShock series.
Are ya ready Kids? With a new SpongeBob movie out, Joey revisits the first time our friends from Bikini Bottom made the jump to the big screen.
This episode, Ursa is truly... well... enchanted, and she's talking Disney, cynicism, magic, and why reference jokes do not a good film make. Plus, Amy Adams holds a live fish in her mouth while talking to Ariel.
In this episode, Cecil reviews the awesome '90s action flick One Man's Justice.
The Suspect takes a look at The Order: 1886, the new third-person cover shooter from Ready at Dawn and Santa Monica Studio.
One of the best and sadly overlooked horror films of all time. This is not just a classic horror film; this is a classic film.
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