X2: X-Men United was one of the greatest superhero movies of the last decade. It set a high bar for X-Men 3: The Last Stand to live up to. Needless to say, if the Last Stand was a pole-vaulter, it would have slammed into the bar and then just barely manage to flip over it. It’s not the worst, but it’s far from what it could be.Continue reading “One Quick Lesson – X-Men: The Last Quip”
Shazam is without a doubt a fun and enjoyable entry in the DCEU. It shines even brighter when compared with the dark, bleak entries in this series of movies, such as Man of Steel and Batman v Superman.
Yet, in this movie, probably one of the biggest flaws is actually with the main character himself. Billy Batson is a serious young man who has dealt with feelings of abandonment and the struggle to belong.Continue reading “One Quick Lesson – Silly Bazam!”
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is, dare I say, the single greatest film adaptation in the YA dystopian genre. And upon re-watch, one scene stood out as a perfect example of Katniss Everdeen’s character development.Continue reading “One Quick Lesson – Catching Feels”
Spider-Man: Far From Home was an amazing addition to the MCU, as well as an outstanding entry in the growing collection of Spider-Man adaptations. Yet, there is one small problem that sticks out like a sore thumb in this otherwise successful superhero film.Continue reading “One Quick Lesson – Don’t Infodump”