‘Birds of Prey’ flies low

“The clown may be the source of mirth, but – who shall make the clown laugh?” – Angela Carter I owe the makers of Joker a big apology. Yes, they did screw a lot up, but at least that film’s … Read more

‘Little Women’ lands big

“Sisters function as safety nets in a chaotic world simply by being there for each other.” – Carol Saline Little Women is one property I have not had much exposure to. Prior to the 2019 film, my only experience with it … Read more

‘Bombshell’ is fake news

“I believe in only two things completely: the first amendment, and boobs.” – Clay Travis Those words were actually spoken on CNN, but Bombshell posits that many over at its competitor Fox News share the sentiment. While a valiant effort … Read more

‘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