Movie Review: “Fullmetal Alchemist”

Reviews    On this edition of Foreign Film Thursdays, I’ll be sharing my thoughts on the live-action Fullmetal Alchemist film, made available on the Netflix streaming service. I’ll start off by sharing how…

Movie Review: “Alita: Battle Angel”

Reviews It has become a tale as old as time in Hollywood, studio bigwigs stumble across an untapped prospect that was successful in a different country or, perhaps, in a different…

Movie Review: “The Lion King” (2019)

Reviews    Whether a remake or re-imagining is necessary often boils down to one or two key variables, whether such a film is in demand and whether that film can be improved on. I talked…

Movie Review: “Scoob”

   I like Scooby Doo. Let me start off by saying that. The series first blossomed in the latest sixties and early seventies with the animated series Scooby Doo, Where Are…

Movie Reviews: “Sonic the Hedgehog”

   In the early nineties, Sega yearned for a flagship series to do battle with Nintendo’s Mario franchise, experimenting with all sorts of different character designs, hoping to find the right…

Movie Review: “Onward”

   When Pixar first burst on the scene with Toy Story in 1995, it began building an acclaimed reputation for itself, one that has arguably went unrivaled in American animation. Over the next decade,…

Movie Review: “Ne Zha”

   Thus far with my reviews, I have not had the best track record with Chinese animation. The last film I talked about, The Monkey King Returns is currently at the bottom of the…

Movie Review: “Trolls World Tour”

   I will be the first to admit, as a twenty-four-year-old man who lives with his wife and pays bills and all that jazz, I am not necessarily the target-demographic…

Movie Review: “Jumanji: The Next Level”

   When Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle booted up on theater screens in 2017, I don’t think anyone knew exactly what to expect. Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart have charisma for days and had shown themselves…

Movie Review: “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”

 If you haven’t been a reader of my reviews very long (welcome), I haven’t always been the loudest and proudest devout supporter of the Star Wars franchise. I have a respect…