TV Review: Strong Girl Bong-soon (2017)

Plot: Do Bong-soon (Park Bo-young) was born with superhuman strength. Her strength is hereditary and passed along only to the women in her family. Her dream is to create a video game with herself as the main character. She desperately wants to become a willowy and elegant woman, which is the ideal type of her…

Review: Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

Was I  looking forward to a second Ant-Man movie? Not really. Was I looking forward to Paul Rudd? Yes. The Bad News: A slow start. It was like all these explanations going at you all at once. Blah blah lab, blah blah quantum, blah blah parts, blah blah suit. Look, I love me some Walton…

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: Black Panther (2018)

SPOILERS AHEAD! Unless you are living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of a little indie movie called Black Panther and how it is such a historic success. And for the most part I totally think the hype is well deserved and here is why: Having seen this movie only yesterday, I don’t think I’ve…

Review: Justice League (2017)

A couple of months back, a three-level shopping mall just opened in our city, and with it came 6 cinemas. And for that I am thrilled because at least it will divide the crowds. Although I have come to realize that the crowds still converge on that other mall because this new one charges a…

Review: Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

I remember a couple of years back when Edgar Wright’s name was first attached to Ant Man, and everybody was excited. But sadly that excitement was short-lived as he went on to leave the film due to “creative differences”. After that, I assumed that Marvel Cinematic Universe operates on some sort of template, a set…

Misfits and British Television

TV REVIEW: MISFITS (2009-2013) A few days ago, I finished watching all 5 seasons of E4’s Misfits (2009-2013, a British science fiction, comedy-drama tv show created by Howard Overman.This is a fairly old (3-4 years ago old) show about a group of young offenders all of whom, while in the middle of their appointed community service,…