Author: Nathan Kerner

Can we stop using the word "reboot"?

Looking at this year’s slate of movie reboots (including Death Wish, Tomb Raider, Venom, Robin Hood: Origins, and Mary Poppins Returns) made me come to a realization: Someday, Disney is going to reboot Star Wars…

On watching movies in the age of #MeToo

So… did you hear the latest news about [insert male celebrity accused of sexual misconduct and just plain awful behavior toward women here]? The entertainment world continues to be rocked by revelation upon revelation that some of your…

A requiem for Zack Snyder’s vision

In the ever-escalating competition for the hearts and minds of fanboys, the summer blockbuster season has now extended well into the winter. First, Disney decided that Star Wars needed to be an annual Christmas tradition. And now, the DC Cinematic…

The internet is ruining movies

“The internet has made watching movies easier, and made distribution easier, but the internet has also played a large role in the decline in quality of mainstream American movies, especially among blockbusters.”

Why long-awaited sequels are never that good

“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.”