Meg 2: The Trench Review – A Fun Popcorn Flick?

There’s this term that gets thrown around a lot to describe a certain kind of movie. The kind that, especially now in the summer blockbuster season, you find a lot of. Movies that you just turn your brain off for and have fun, the popcorn flick. I don’t have an inherent problem with the term. … Read more

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem Review – Teenage Turtles Indeed

Seth Rogen’s recent track record with comic book adaptations speaks for itself. The Boys (2019-) is one of the best comic book media out there right now, and  while I didn’t love Invincible (2021-), it has more good things going for it than bad. However, both of those feature decidedly adult content, whereas Teenage Mutant … Read more

Disney’s Haunted Mansion Review – A Surprisingly Welcome Revival

Let me start off by saying that I have no attachment to Disney’s Haunted Mansion franchise whatsoever. I have not seen the original movie, I have not seen the Muppets special, and I have not been on the Disneyland ride. In fact, the closest I ever got to caring about the IP was when I … Read more

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse Review

Spider-man is about as near and dear to my heart as any fictional character has ever been. While I love a lot of the live action outings, especially Spider-Man 2 and Spider-Man: Homecoming, none have captured the spirit of the web-slinger more than 2018’s immaculate Into the Spider-verse. When I found out a sequel was … Read more

Review: Inside No.9 – Season 8, Episode 4 – “Love is a Stranger”

Inside No. 9 - Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton.

A serial killer on the prowl discards a body on a wasteland in Kettering. These chilling revelations filter through a radio as Vicky (Claire Rushbrook) prepares for a date. Someone at her door, in black leather gloves, rings the intercom for her door. Number 9. Vicky meets Edgar (Matthew Horne), a landscape gardener. Palm Date … Read more