‘Valerian’ is a Gorgeous, Stunning Adventure

After years of trying, and amassing the largest budget ever for an independent film, director Luc Besson has finally made his dream of adapting the Valérian and Laureline comics for the big screen a reality. First published in 1967, the famous comic series is responsible for inspiring some of the most iconic science fiction films of all time, including Star Wars. 50 years later, the … Continue reading ‘Valerian’ is a Gorgeous, Stunning Adventure

Single Drop: Kesha makes her triumphant return, and Drake stays true to form

  By Heather Gunn   Drake – “Signs” On his latest release, Drake is sticking with the tropical, toned down sound that emerged from his most recent record More Life, a lengthy project that spurned hits like “Passionfruit” and “Blem.” These songs were slightly new territory for Drake, who previously hadn’t delved too much into tropical dancehall; It’s a great fit for his vocals and … Continue reading Single Drop: Kesha makes her triumphant return, and Drake stays true to form

A Beginner’s Guide to ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

With a successful reboot under his belt, it’s time we delved into some of the stories that helped inspire the film. Here are some recommendations for anyone (fanboy to layman) who loved Spider-Man: Homecoming. Amazing Spider-Man #31-33 “If This Be My Destiny” Writer: Stan Lee Pencils: Steve Ditko This is it, folks. The greatest Spider-Man story ever told. Rendered with a kinetic pace by “Sturdy” … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

‘Okja’: A must-see, masterful Netflix original

‘Okja’ is a Bold, Brash, Batshit Insane and Brilliant Film That Needs to Be Seen It’s certainly nowhere near novel to say that despite their groundbreaking work in original television, Netflix hasn’t succeeded much in their original films. Despite promising titles such as War Machine, there are more disasters such as The Most Hated Woman in America, Special Correspondents and, at this point, the rest … Continue reading ‘Okja’: A must-see, masterful Netflix original

‘War for the Planet of the Apes’: A Gripping Conclusion to an Epic Trilogy

War for the Planet of the Apes is the final film in the very entertaining series of prequels to the 1968 classic. Directed by Matt Reeves, who also directed the predecessor, the film is about the seasoned ape leader Caesar and his battle to keep those around him safe whilst also going through his own internal battles. War of the Planet of the Apes is … Continue reading ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’: A Gripping Conclusion to an Epic Trilogy

The Big Sick is By Far the Best Comedy of the Year

The Big Sick brings something new and intimate to the table, making it a must see film of 2017.  It seems like such a bold statement to make as it is only July, but this year has been really bad for comedies so far. With poor attempts such as Snatched and CHiPS to name a few, it feels like even the most mediocre one could … Continue reading The Big Sick is By Far the Best Comedy of the Year