“Voyager kept changing producers” is a boring explanation for why this show was so uneven, but it’s also probably accurate.
I talk more about Annihilation and its sale to Netflix over at PopMatters (external link).
Annihilation, Jumanji, and Pitch Perfect 3 are all better than they sound like they’re going to be.
Derren Brown’s new Netflix special asks the uncomfortable question: How far will a TV personality go to get ratings? The answer is: distressingly far.
I will forever ask myself why I was willing to watch a reboot of Star Trek, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but not Blade Runner 2049, which is better than both of them.
If you want to shoot things with a machine gun and objectify women while contemplating the futility of looking for purpose or meaning in your life, I’ve found the game for you.
They are a place where literally anything can happen, which, in the right circumstance, is terrifying.
Fan theory: The Doctor trolls everyone by pretending he can’t do math, because he secretly wants them all to die.
I saw the best film of the year right at the end of the year.
Star Trek: Discovery doesn’t adapt the format of popular shows to Star Trek so much as it dumps Star Trek to be more popular.
For all those times I invested 8+ hours in something I didn’t have a real opinion on.
The next chapter in my personal journey toward evil involves blackmailing random citizens and turning them over to a repressive regime.
So, there’s a Martin Scorsese movie literally nobody has ever heard of, and it’s maybe one of the greatest films ever.
I review one of the most controversial films I saw at TIFF over at PopMatters (external link).
I write more about what was, for me, the best surprise at TIFF 2017 over at PopMatters (external link).
I reviewed my favourite TIFF 2017 movie at PopMatters (external link).
I say more about this reincarnation of Dances with Wolves at PopMatters (external link).
Due to the extremely nerdy ticket-choosing process I used, I can compare how the movies ranked after I saw them to how they ranked on my selection list.
Hellblade sits at the intersection of Amazing Piece of Art and Creepy Nightmare Factory, which is an intersection I was surprisingly okay with visiting.
The Handmaid’s Tale is one of the most disturbing shows on TV, but it’s still way more uplifting than the book it’s based on.