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…

Versions of ‘V For Vendetta’

“We’ve swept this place and you got nothing, nothing but your bloody knives and your fancy Karate gimmicks.” – Creedy Originally written for Sean Moreland’s ‘Comic Book Literature’ class at University of Ottawa. The most audacious thing about V for Vendetta (2006) is the comic book it decides to adapt. Capitalizing on the early superhero boom…

Sightly Monsters, Unseemly Characters in “Godzilla King of the Monsters”

Plot: A bunch of ancient monsters awaken to fight Godzilla, who is already here, and humans pretend to matter. Cast: Kyle Chandler, Millie Bobby Brown, Vera Farmiga, Ken Watanabe, Charles Dance, Sally Hawkins, Thomas Middleditch, Bradley Whitford, O’Shea Jackson Jr. Director, Writer, Producer: (co-writer/ director) Michael Dougherty, (written by) Zach Shields, Max Borenstein (story by),…

Christopher Nolan Directs to His Limit in ‘Dunkirk’

It is poetic that in Christopher Nolan’s tenth feature film, about defeat and evacuation that the director has finally writ large and conceded to his weaknesses as a filmmaker. A point showing how far he has come as a director, continuing to advance beyond such classics as Memento, my personally favourite film and The Dark Knight, one of the…

‘Collateral Beauty’ a filmwork Uplift

A spoiler-free review: Written by Arclas Collateral Beauty at the forefront is a dramatic film about coming to terms with the death of a child and trying to overcome it. Howard Inlet (Will Smith) was a joyful man and a head of an advertising company until his daughter died at age six. A few years…

Suicide Squad Divide: Critics v. Fans

Contains mild spoilers for Suicide Squad. Not enough to convince you to not see the film. Your most loyal friends are the ones that stick with you through thick and thin. I admire those who defend Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice because Zack Snyder is a unique visual stylist who at least tried, though…