Review: Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse (2018)

Whilst standing in line for a ticket, I heard someone near the poster area ask: “A Spiderman cartoon?” “Why is there a Spiderman cartoon?” Why indeed? There have been 7 (and counting) big screen Spidermans in our lifetime. Do we really need another?  The Bad News: At one point in Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse, my sister…

Because Dogs Are The Best: A Dog Day Blogathon Post

Happy National Dog Day! (Who knew there was such a thing? Because I didn’t!) Now to celebrate I am joining the Dog Day Blogathon, initiated by Allie of Often Off Topic, by listing down my Top 5  best live-action movie/TV dogs, and Top 5 animated movie dogs of all time. Top 5 Live-Action Movie/TV Dogs:…

Review: Incredibles 2 (2018)

Incredibles 2 has been a long time coming! So was it worth the 15-year wait? The Bad News: It ain’t revolutionary as far as superhero movies go. The premise gives us nothing new really. If you compare it to the first one, it basically walks the same path. They still have to keep superheroing activities…

Review: Beauty and the Beast (2017)

While skeptics and die-hard purists have bemoaned Disney’s “grand plan” of remaking its animated classics into live-action, I have always been up for it. The risk of your beloved animated classics being turned into bloated blockbusters is indeed a possibility. But hey, some remakes just might surprise you. And does Bill Condon’s Beauty and the…

Mini Reviews #4: Queen of Katwe, Nocturnal Animals, and Moana

Hello, all! It’s been awhile! Quite a long while, I know! We haven’t stopped watching movies if that’s what you’re asking. It’s an addiction we can’t and won’t quit. It’s not that we haven’t tried writing something. Benny and I made plans to do an Oscars post. But we just couldn’t catch up on watching…

Genre Spotlight: Family Film

When people hear “family film”, a genre that is synonymous to children’s film, they almost always think that it will be “kid’s stuff”. The bad ones have the triple whammy: saccharine, sentimental and sanitized. The worst ones are terribly condescending to their intended audience, the children. They seem to be clueless about how much a child…