It turns out the real #SnyderCut was the relentless, petty whinging and entitled hostility we had to endure along the way.

With the announcement that next year will see HBO Max cynically leverage a vocal and demonstrably toxic fan movement to launch their new service with a Zack Snyder-autered reinterpretation of 2017’s disappointing but ultimately adequate “Justice League” (as a vaguely defined four-hour movie, or possibly six-hour mini-series) we at least have proof, finally, that there…

Ralph Breaks The Internet (2018) Review

You may think it’s a bit too early for a “Ready Player One” remake but Disney certainly don’t as they blend that movie’s exploitative nostalgia with a shameless approach to product placement so cynical, it would make “The Emoji Movie” blush. When Ralph (John C Reilly) accidentally breaks an important part of ‘Sugar Rush’, the…

Wonder Woman (2017) Review

It’s hard to remember a movie making its debut under such pressure as “Wonder Woman”. Not just the pressure of expectations for a new superhero movie debut but also the white hot crucible of gender politics, unfair financial expectations and the absolute last-chance saloon necessity to salvage the DCEU from its own self-inflicted tailspin. With…

Criminal (2016) Review

Between this and last year’s “Self/Less”, you have to hope Ryan Reynolds has learned to never a borrower or a lender be, at least when it comes to his brain. When a CIA operative is killed in London, the agency brings in an experimental neuroscientist to try and recover their dead agent’s memories in the…