‘Godzilla vs. Kong:’ A fun film that fails to live up to its predecessor

Let’s get ready to RUMBLE!!! In one corner, we have the giant lizard with a nuclear laser breath attack, the devourer of his opponents, the self-declared King of the Monsters: Godzilla! In the other corner… there’s a giant monkey with an axe. Here comes Kong, getting ready for the showdown of the century. Unfortunately, after […]

‘Superman & Lois:’ when the world needs hope

Editor’s Note: this review contains spoilers If there was ever a time that the world needed a show like “Superman & Lois,” that time is now. Afterall, the core essence of Superman is hope, even if the people in charge of DC films seem to continually forget that. Despite its surprising darkness, “Superman & Lois” […]

‘WandaVision’: A tour de force through the decades

In 2018’s “Avengers: Infinity War,” the android Avenger, Vision (Paul Bettany), dies. Despite those unfortunate circumstances, “WandaVision,” the first of several upcoming Disney and Marvel projects, shows Vision well and alive in 1950s Americana. Confused? Welcome to the club. “WandaVision” fully commits to its concept with little regard for the larger context of the Marvel […]

‘The Tower of Nero:’ saying goodbye to an old friend

“The Tower of Nero,” written by Rick Riordan, is the grand finale to 15 years of storytelling told across fifteen full-length novels and three distinct series. That total goes up exponentially if Riordan’s novellas and other mythology series are taken into account. As such, I started reading this book hoping for two things: that it […]