Harley Quinn is a fascinating subject. She’s deserving of her own movie, and I hope she gets one because I have a lot to say. For now though, let’s talk about Suicide Squad (spoilers will follow).
I wanted to come up with a witty opening for this, but Avengers: Age of Ultron may have stolen all of the witty one-liners. In the universe as directed by Joss Whedon, quipping is a superpower, and there is enough raw power in Ultron to make Thor look like just one of the guys. Even the Big Bad gets in on it, which is normally not something you expect a robot bent on destroying the world to do. Unless they’re cyborgs written by Russell T. Davies.
“But everyone knows the movies are full of crap. The truth is, it started with Blade, and ended with him,” the Narrator says as Blade: Trinity opens. “The rest of us were just along for the ride.” This can’t be more true. Why the hell are all these other shit heads in this movie?
The vampire nation is at its wit’s end about what to do with its own vampire infestation… so, naturally, they call in the best person they know at killing them. But is everything what it seems?
When I wrote this review, I had no idea who David S. Goyer was, at least beyond the scope of Blade. Several of the points made here are made very interesting by the fact that as I was writing about Blade’s connection to Batman, a Goyer-scripted Batman film was being released on DVD.
Going through high school with a copy of The Eminem Show in one hand and a notebook full of rhymes in the other, 8-Mile has a special place in my heart. Is it as good as rose-colored glasses make it out to be?
Clerks. is a horse of a color you don’t often expect to see in Hollywood. No, literally, it’s in black and white. It’s also an independent film that amassed a huge following, strictly on the virtues of dialogue and other elements that director Kevin Smith had little control over. Is it as good as its fans would indicate, or is it indicative of Kevin Smith having made a deal with the devil to obtain his film and comic career?