The previous Star Wars movie left a bad taste in my mouth; that was the taste of a stale, re-heated meal you used to love, but now tastes like shit. So, you can expect me to have had some hesitations when going to see this one. I wanted, nay, needed this to be better, to cleanse the bile from the last one. Let’s just say that it wasn’t a full blast of Listerine, but it did some cleansing. I still have some bits of porg stuck between my teeth.
Last week I went to the cinema and chose to see the latest film from one of my idols, Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One. That was my first mistake. The second one was that I stayed throughout this 2 HOURS 20 MINUTES-long pile of puke-evoking, mind melting empty shell of a movie. I should have left the theater in the first 10 minutes. But no, I remained transfixed in my seat as the horrible images of chaos, nonsense and sheer stupidity flashed before my eyes. Alex from A Clockwork Orange had a better time during his rehabilitation treatment.Read more "No Man’s Player One: The postmodern issue"
This is it folks, the first (sic!) black superhero film with an almost entirely black cast and a black director talking about black history and issues revolving around black people in black countries in the dark continent. If you believe the hype about this movie then Black Panther should be the bastard son of MLK and Malcolm X with a black power agenda turned up to 11.Read more "Feline politics & corporate manipulation: The case of the Black Panther"
The original GitS was – and still remains to this day – one of the top 3 Sci-Fi anime movies of all time. It was visually stunning with a deep and complex story, that was not based on the violence or the over-the-top-action…Read more "The empty shell of a ghost"
Can a film be a glorious b-movie trashfest, filled with mind-numbing VFX, a talking racoon, a barely comprehensible Sly and at the same time elevate its story, its characters and even -in some cases- the performances to almost SW:TESB-levels?Read more "Marry-effin-Poppins y’all!!"
The force just hit the snooze button and is going to awake in the next episode.Read more "Star Wars: The Force snoozes"
…I am now adamant in my belief that Idiocracy is a documentary of the present situation in the US.Read more "Fantastic Four: Fuck the fucking haters, watch this movie!"