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The Monkey King 3 is a fun if befuddling addition to the Chinese film series

One of the most famous pieces of Chinese mythos is the 16th Century novel 'Journey to the West' by Wu Cheng’en, and it has inspired many, many adaptations. One of the best is the prequel ...
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Black Panther is a new breed of superhero

The last few Marvel movies have been all about the spectacle, cramming as much into the movie as possible sometimes successfully (Thor: Ragnarok) and sometimes a little less so (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2; ...
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Flaming Star Is What Awaits Elvis Presley Over His Shoulder

I started a blog site last year, Elvis Is Everywhere. Because it's true: Elvis, indeed, is everywhere.It's been a running gag ever since I first heard musician Mojo Nixon's iconic single 'Elvis Is Everywhere' originally ...
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Box Office Report :: February 9 – 11

As expected, last weekend's three new wide releases came in and took over the top three spots on the chart, but only one of the three actually exceeded expectations.In first place, as expected, was the ...
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Warner Archive Collection brings the classic vampire movie to Blu-ray

In 1992, John Landis brought us the world of vampires mixed with the mob, a movie I never knew I needed. The director of An American Werewolf in London returned to the horror genre with ...
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Star Trek: Discovery :: Passing the torch

We've been building up to this big Federation / Klingon conflict for weeks now and wondering how the war with the Klingons can be course corrected in order to make things mesh with Star Trek ...
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Tom of Finland Blu-ray review :: Tom of Finland reveals the man behind the art

You probably don't know the name Touko Laaksonen, but you've probably seen his artwork, what was once very underground that is now pretty mainstream. But when Laaksonen began drawing his highly erotic, hyper-real depictions of ...
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Becks gets past a dull premise with pretty likable characters and decent music

This was the second of two indie dramas I saw this last week, and this one took a very different approach to stand out. But how well it worked is another matter, because the actual ...
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Entanglement takes a tired manic pixie girl cliché and makes it utterly weird

I am on record as saying that the perfect rom-com has already been done, and it’s the parody They Came Together. The perfect “dream girl” movie has also already been done, which was last year’s ...
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Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

So glad to see we’re back to the full cast this week! But I’ve got to pause for two seconds and wrack my brain — is Thatcher Grey dead? We all know Ellis died way ...
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Dynasty :: Playing Fallon like a fiddle

There was a lot of drama on this week's episode of Dynasty and quite a few cliffhangers that will be left dangling for a month (!) before the show returns ... on Fridays! Ugh. And ...
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Riverdale :: Bad decisions

This week's episode of Riverdale, "The Tell-Tale Heart", has been made into a movie or three but it is, of course, best known as a piece of literature by Edgar Allan Poe. The story concerns ...
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