‘Joker’ is no laughing matter

“When the heroes go off stage, the clowns come on.” – Heinrich Heine Just like how comic books eventually developed lines for their more popular villains, the movies have caught up to do the same. We’ve had films for characters who … Read more

‘Frozen II’ stays cool

“I never want to know a day that’s over 40°. I’d rather have it 30, 20, 10, 5 and let it freeze.” – Snow Miser What happens after the ever after? Frozen II takes a much better stab at answering … Read more

‘The Addams Family’ snaps back

“If human beings had genuine courage, they’d wear their costumes every day of the year, not just on Halloween.” – Douglas Coupland Time to once more put your middle finger and thumb together and press them into each other twice. … Read more

‘The Hunt’ and a New Era of Forbidden Films

“Hollywood is racist. What they’re doing, with the kind of movies they’re putting out, it’s actually very dangerous for our country. What Hollywood is doing is a tremendous disservice to our country.” United States President Donald Trump spoke these words … Read more

‘Lion King’ fails to roar

“A lion is called a ‘king of beasts’ obviously for a reason.” – Jack Hanna As a kid, I had an odd disliking for The Lion King. Sure, perhaps I thought it was fine the first time through, but it … Read more