SPIDER-MAN – INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE [Review]: My Time is Now.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is the Spider-Man origin story we needed. It doesn’t waste your time rehashing backstory we already know—even though it brings together Spideys from around the multi-verse, we don’t have to see fifty-eleven versions of Uncle Ben’s death—and that already makes it the best Spider-Man film. https://youtu.be/tg52up16eq0 While we have multiple Peters …

FANTASTIC BEASTS – THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD [Review]: Monstrously Underwhelming.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them attempted to capitalize on the nostalgic gap Harry Potter fans have craved since the franchise ended five years prior, but the eccentric supporting cast, the vibrant beasts Newt kept in his briefcase, and Eddie Redmayne’s exceptionally peculiar behavior weren’t enough to support the film’s obsession with formulaic ridiculousness …

RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET [Review]: Toxic Avengers.

Very rarely are sequels better than the original. Ralph Breaks the Internet is that rare sequel. Directors Rich Moore and Phil Johnston, fresh off of the critical and commercial success of 2016’s Zootopia, bring us the sequel to 2012’s Wreck-it Ralph. The sequel catches up with Ralph (John C. Reilly) and Vanellope (Sarah Silverman) roughly …