If there’s one horror movie in recent memory that got a scream out of me, it’s The Conjuring. No hard feelings either because director James Wan freakin’ EARNED that scream. Continue reading
“You know it’s funny, Nellie was always trying to get all of us together in one place,” Shirley says the night before her little sister’s funeral.
It’s the blunt and bitter truth, isn’t it? As families we get together for birthdays, for weddings and anniversaries. We reunite for funerals, too. Cruelly. Painfully. Celebratory milestones have a way of bringing disparate people together, as does heartrending tragedy. Continue reading
I knew Chadwick Boseman was a bona fide star after his brief but savory introduction in Captain America: Civil War. Consider the challenge he’s posed as an actor just joining the fray of the MCU. He dons the Black Panther suit in the space of 3 scenes, but before he does, he has to prove he can wear the superhero get-up and do so convincingly. Continue reading
If there’s one movie that had a direct influence on this blog, it’s Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. But not in the way you might think. Adrian vs. the World wasn’t intended to be a film or television corner. Once upon a time, this site started out as a blog about relationships. Continue reading
I don’t know what it is about Keanu Reeves but I love revisiting his movies. Point Break, Speed, The Matrix, and absolutely Bill & Ted. (There will be no Bill & Ted slander on this site, thank you very much.) These films are all revered and adored in their own right, but if there’s one amongst his filmography that remains sorely underrated, it’s Constantine. Last weekend Reeves and director Francis Lawrence headed a Comic-Con home panel to celebrate the cult film’s 15-YEAR ANNIVERSARY. Take it from me, Constantine is one of the best superhero movies you’ve never seen, and it’s past time the film has gotten its due. Continue reading