Title – Prospect Released – 2018 Director – Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell Starring – Pedro Pascal, Sophie Thatcher, and Jay Duplass Review – Based on the director’s short film of the same name, Prospect is a sci-fi/western that leaves an impact. It follows father and daughter scavengers (Duplass and Thatcher), who drop onto toxic wasteland planets in search of valuable gems. After […]Read more "100 Words or Less – Prospect (2018)"
In 2008, Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo released Joker – which went on to be a massive hit. Now, and as part of the newly created ‘DC Black Label’ (an imprint for more mature readers), they’ve released Batman: Damned. This is a pseudo-sequel to Joker and continues the tone and world-building the pair had established – through Bermejo’s luscious art and Azzarello’s (potentially Marmite) edgy writing. I adored every page.Read more "What I’m Reading – ‘Batman: Damned’ by Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo"
The Losers Club makes a return in the sequel to 2017’s surprise hit. Their a little older and a little sadder which makes for a bleak ride at times – but one that’s so very worth it. This is how you adapt Stephen King.Read more "It Chapter Two (2019) Review"
Originally I started this list not as a list at all, but rather as a quick review of Sam Raimi’s underrated neo-noir A Simple Plan, which released 21 years ago today on the 11th September 1998. But the more I wrote, the more I kept getting back to one point in particular; Bill Paxton was a fantastic […]Read more "The Top 5 Bill Paxton Performances"
After finding success with ‘Preacher’, executive producers Seth Rogan and Evan Goldberg turn their talents to the second most popular Garth Ennis series – The Boys. Now the comic is notorious for depicting more or less any heinous act you can think of, so this was always going to be a tricky adaptation.
Luckily, the comic also had some great ideas – with some really great characters, comedy, and moments of satire. And those things shine through in this super adaptation. With just enough of the trademark Ennis edginess left in.Read more "The Boys – Comic and TV Show Comparison"
Originally posted on A Breeder's Guide to Pokémon:
Story by Jack Bumby It was our first job – literally the very first, we’d barely even set up shop. Image credit: Thyfany Ron The water splashed up at my torso. “That’s just swell.” “Char! Char!” Charmander scolded, from his position on my shoulder. “It…
The first spinoff from the smash-hit franchise sees Dwayne Johnson’s Luke Hobbs reluctantly teaming with Jason Statham’s Deckard Shaw to save the world. It’s big, it’s stupid, it’s amazing.Read more "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) Review"