JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 – PARABELLUM

by Alan Yudman John Wick goes interior.. thinks about the consequences of his actions and decides to honor his wife and dog by doing good work and volunteering at an animal shelter. Allow me to cut that faux plot to ribbons with one of the thousands of knives and samurai swords used in the latest … Continue reading JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 – PARABELLUM

AVENGERS: ENDGAME

by Alan Yudman It has been 11 years since IRON MAN first opened our eyes to what we now know as the MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE. That’s 22 movies, the final episode in this chapter of the MCU being AVENGERS: ENDGAME. So that’s characters from ANT-MAN to VALKYRIE. The potential for a bloated mess is absolutely … Continue reading AVENGERS: ENDGAME

ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD

Hard to tell how good or bad this is going to be. The trailer is great and feels period correct. It's Tarantino so it's likely to be bonkers, unwieldy, and probably bloody. I will definitely see it. A year in which we get a Tarantino movie, a Scorsese movie (featuring De Niro and Pacino) and … Continue reading ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD

CAPTAIN MARVEL

By Alan Yudman The first Marvel Cinematic Universe film featuring a woman as the main character is released on International Woman’s Day. Coincidence? Nah, probably not. CAPTAIN MARVEL is not about empowering women. It is about a woman showing how powerful she is and how she doesn’t care how that fits into your narrative. While … Continue reading CAPTAIN MARVEL