RE-ƎVALUATION: TENET enjoyable more AT-HOME versus IN-THEATERS

Watching it In-Theaters I was but The Protagonist, but now I am Neil. I worked very hard on my TENET REVIEW. Considering I made a calculated risk to go see it during the pandemic and worked a month to edit in in video format. I thought it was too impenetrable with a pile of nothing…

Why ‘Pokemon: Detective Pikachu’ Will Be A Success

UPDATE: Pokemon Detective Pikachu opened to $170M worldwide on a $150M budget. Anytime you cover your budget opening weekend it is an unqualified success. Pokémon + Ryan Reynolds + Guardians of the Galaxy writer + Competent Director + Several 1’s and 0’s = A Whole Lotta Money The idea of heart-throb Ryan Reynolds being cast…

This Is Star Wars!

George Lucas once said that at its heart Star Wars is not a Space Opera, but a Family Soap Opera! Well it turns out another ambitious family soap opera has had the guts to compare itself to Star Wars and it sticks! Beth Pearson fights most of the battles behind the scenes that the rest…

The Game Awards 2016 Nominees

Uncharted 4 & Overwatch lead nominations w/ 7 & 6 respectively. Titanfall 2 w/ 4 & Quantum Break shutout. It is interesting to note the changes from year to year; as performance categories have smartly melded into one of voice and performance capture gender inclusive category. VR is a new addition and curiously, the best…

Bradley Cooper’s “Coming Home” ‘American Sniper’ Review

Sidenote: Originally, I was planning to go see Blackhat tonight. But after checking my email and receiving free tickets, with some thought I elected for a better reviewed film. The film was meditative, slow and methodical in parts and action packed and tense in others. Bradley Cooper really finds a new level in the acting department here….

“Ages 5-12” (That’s just a suggestion) – ‘The Lego Movie’ Review

Writer/ Directors: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller Distributor: Warner Bros Running Time: 101 minutes Voice Cast: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Morgan Freeman, Liam Neeson, Will Ferrell, Nick Offerman, Charlie Day, Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Will Arnett, and Allison Brie Production Budget: $60 million Plot: Emmet, an everyday builder must learn beyond what he knows in the instructions after he is…

What did you think? Need For Speed: Official Trailer

And another video game rolls in. As a fan of both mediums I am cautiously optimistic for this title as the trailer surprisingly has some style to it (generic looking title card aside). Its well cut and sound mixed, doesn’t give too much away, good music choice. Most importantly It has momentum! As far as…