Black Panther is such a different beast than the other movies in the Marvel cinematic universe. I went in expecting an experience like the Captain America sequels, but I was mistaken. It happens.
Navigation : English
Once again, Hugh Jackman is sent into the past, sports a set of sideburns, and faces obstacles affecting his family, his finance, and his freedom. Only with a troupe of outcasts can he finally achieve the sense of excitement he truly craves. As Wolverine, he has an admantium skeleton, a berserker rage, and flurry of claws. This time, he portrays P.T Barnum, of the Barnum & Bailey Circus fame, he sports a top hat, a golden voice, and throws around flourishes in choreographed dances.
On the surface, Guillermo del Toro’s movies all have a similar feel, his trademarks are monsters, machines, and bucketlaods of slime. His fascination for the weird and supernatural is ever-present in all of his works. Deeper down, for the most part, his movies are far kinder.
One of the worst offenses a movie can commit is be mediocre. Everyone remembers both great films as well as terrible films. Even if these films are on the opposite side of the spectrum in quality, memorable scenes will be ingrained in our brain like an embarrassing first kiss, to that passionate tenth one. Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice is an awful movie, just awful.
There is much to be said about a good Star Wars game. Lightning-fast action, some respect for the lore – as crazy as the lore can get -, and great graphics. Star Wars Battlefront 2 is all that, and even more. But as we gun down TIE Fighters in a flurry of laser beams, one thing remains clear: EA wants your money. Any way they can get it.
The scent of spices on a cold night in the desert. The faint light of torches, far away. And between two houses, a shadowy figure: our hero, who will need all of his wit – and probably his wip, to triumph against the forces of Evil. Welcome to the City of Brass.
Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk emerged as the most popular movie ticket in the world on its opening weekend. Grossing over $366 million worldwide, the film is holding strong at the number 4 spot a month after it’s release.
A blind devil, a man with diamond skin, a powerhouse snarker, and an idealist infused with positive energy all walk into a bar. The bar is destroyed, alliances are reluctantly made, and no one has the fun of a hangover.
The road to videogame success is treacherous. Release too early, or without major features, and you’ll risk alienating you fanbase and ruin your chances to sell the right amount of copies. Wait too long, and players will lose interest and buy something. And for Little Green Men Games, developer of Starpoint Gemini Warlords, the challenge consist in releasing a « complete » product, while still providing additional content for the months – and maybe the years – to come.
Our journalist David A. Harris continues his cinematographic journey at the 2017 Fantasia International Film Festival. Here are his latest reviews for the movies he saw recently. Today: Claymation Horror, Attraction, Cocolors and 68 Kill.