Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story

The astute sci-fi and fantasy fan will inevitably come across the expansive world of J. R. R. Tolkien. As Tolkien fans would know, the Middle Earth saga starts with the essential Lord of the Rings trilogy and T...
9.8

Test: God of War

Eight years have passed since we last saw Kratos. In his last showing, the god of war butchered the entire Greek pantheon into submission. Now with crusted blood on his hands, Kratos finds himself older, with a...

Review: Avengers: Infinity War

In 2008, an entire generation was defined. Barack Obama started his first of two presidential terms. Beijing hosted the 2008 Olympic Games. Steve Jobs was still alive. And in the world of movies, Iron Man kicks...

Review: Lost in Space

As they say, space is the final frontier. Filled with unknown perils and terrors, space can offer up the most harrowing narratives in survivalist sci-fi. Lost in Space embraces danger to create a thrill-a-minut...

Review: A Quiet Place

What’s worse than living in a world with a monster that kills whenever you make a sound? Being the only American family with both a pregnant wife and a deaf child in a world with such a monster. A Quiet Plac...

Review: Pacific Rim Uprising

In 2013, Pacific Rim fulfilled every geek’s dream by showing what a kaiju battle would look like with today’s CGI technology. Guillermo del Toro’s massive creature feature catapulted gargantuan beasts back into...

Review: Ready Player One

Directed by nostalgia extraordinaire Steven Spielberg, Ready Player One packs in the best of pop culture from the 1980s and 1990s. The film is based on Ernest Cline’s novel of the same name—which was so-so at b...

Review: Red Sparrow

Sex and violence. Some directors dream of leveraging the two to tell their story without being hounded by producers hungry for an audience-friendly PG rating. That said, it’s a surprise that Red Sparrow flau...

Review: Black Panther

Introducing a new franchise has always been a problem for the hugely successful Marvel Cinematic Universe, which now carries 18 films. Audiences don’t always warm up to new characters immediately, sweeping thro...