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Review: Thor: Ragnarok

Marvel. The word itself inspires a sense of awe and wonder, signifying something that is both challenging and intriguing. But awe alone is not enough to carry a superhero movie; just look at Batman v. Superman. For Marvel Studios, the success

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Review: Blade Runner 2049

Amidst near-universal critical acclaim, Blade Runner 2049 is being hailed as one of the best sequels of all-time. And while I hesitate to call it a cinematic masterpiece, I can’t help but agree with that sentiment. 2049 is a dense sequel, one that expands

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Review: Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Professional criticism and popular opinion often disagree on big-budget blockbusters. Not that the two groups are mutually exclusive, but mainstream movies tend to create a noticeable rift between pundits and the public. And while many critics accuse Hollywood for producing

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Review: War for the Planet of the Apes

I’ll just go ahead and say it: War for the Planet of the Apes is the smartest movie to come out this summer, and arguably one of this year’s best. It’s a story rooted in choice and consequence, where every action drives

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Review: Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope’s Peak High School

Danganronpa 3 is one of the most peculiar television shows I’ve ever seen. Mind you, the content is not particularly unique. However, the show finds inspiration from a great variety of sources, and presents it in a way that is undeniably

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Review: Alien: Covenant

Ridley Scott’s Alien is a bona fide masterpiece. Released back in 1979, it was a harmonious marriage between sci-fi and horror. Along with Blade Runner in 1982, Scott essentially shaped contemporary sci-fi cinema. His depiction of the future was a bleak, claustrophobic dystopia. But

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Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Unlike most movies, it’s hard to organize Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 into a three-act structure. Even for the first installment, the story had five different main characters and gave each one a distinct character arc. With Vol. 2, the cast gets even

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