Category Archives: Film

…Dig Up

Universal’s “The Mummy” reboot is meant to be the first step into their new “Dark Universe.” While this first film stumbles quite a bit, the universe it establishes still maintains some of its intrigue.

From the very beginning, it’s clear this film is not actually about the mummy. While some backstory is provided on Princess Ahmanet (Sofia Boutella), the title character, the movie’s title feels like a horrible tease for those who’ve enjoyed past ventures into Hollywood’s reimagining of Egyptian lore. Read the rest of this entry

…never cease

Today, across our nation, and around the world, a quest is underway as men, women, and children take to the streets (and comic book stores) in the name of truth, justice, and equality for all.

I’m of course speaking of the latest national holiday—Wonder Woman Day. Read the rest of this entry

…Wonder

To say  that Wonder Woman’s first appearance on the silver screen is long overdue, is a vast understatement. She made her comic book debut in 1941, two years after Batman (1939) and three years after Superman (1938). While DC’s Man of Steel and the Caped Crusader have appeared in over 20 films between them, Wonder Woman has been waiting on the sidelines for far too long.

Thanks to glass-ceiling-shattering director Patty Jenkins and the mesmerizing Gal Gadot, “Wonder Woman” the, Amazon princess’s big screen debut, is worth the wait. Read the rest of this entry

…come about

pirates_of_the_caribbean_dead_men_tell_no_tales_ver21_xlgAhoy, movie lovers!

This week we’re bringing ye not one, but two summer blockbusters for y’ argh enjoyment.

So, sit back, relax, and let me tell ye the tale of the swashbuckling movie franchise that lost its way… Read the rest of this entry

…Crush It

This week, the long anticipated “Wonder Woman,” film finally has its premiere. In honor of all the woman-power that’s about to hit the summer blockbuster scene I thought I’d combine What to Watch Wednesday and Woman Crush Wednesday into “Can’t Wait to Watch ‘Wonder Woman’ Crush the Summer Box Office Wednesday.”

I know it’s a mouthful, but I think it works. After all, what is Wonder Woman about if not combining forces for the greater good. Read the rest of this entry