‘War Machine’ is Decent Modern Warfare Satire that Misses Opportunities for Greatness

Satire is generally a difficult thing to pull off in film. The best are ones that unapologetically go all in with the mocking of their subjects, while successfully walking a fine line regarding tone, still clearly making their point, and creating emotional resonance with the audience. Continue reading ‘War Machine’ is Decent Modern Warfare Satire that Misses Opportunities for Greatness

No Lifeguard Can Save ‘Baywatch’ from Drowning in its Terrible Humour

Baywatch, from director Seth Gordon, starring Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron and Alexandra Daddario, is a remake of the long-running 90s television show. It follows the Baywatch crew as they go through the pains of becoming a functional team and dealing with potential threats to beach goers. Continue reading No Lifeguard Can Save ‘Baywatch’ from Drowning in its Terrible Humour

‘Wonder Woman’ is a Superhero Masterpiece

There is no comic book film that has been more overdue than Wonder Woman. The iconic heroine has been around for over 75 years, but didn’t make her theatrical debut until last year’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Now, courtesy of director Patty Jenkins, she has at long last received her first solo film—a film which was well worth the wait. Continue reading ‘Wonder Woman’ is a Superhero Masterpiece

Gucci Mane and Metro Boomin’s ‘DropTopWop’ Lives up to Potential

DropTopWop is a collaborative mixtape between trap legend Gucci Mane and the hottest producer right now, Metro Boomin. While Metro has produced tracks for Gucci in the past, this is the first time they have done a full project together. Fans of both artists have been long anticipating this collab and it manages to exceed expectations. Ever since Gucci got out of prison last year … Continue reading Gucci Mane and Metro Boomin’s ‘DropTopWop’ Lives up to Potential

Jack’s Stack: Weekly Comics Recommendations for the Week of 5-31-17

Welcome to another edition of Jack’s Stack! A weekly review/recommendation for new comics right here on Enthuse! Let’s jump into it: Flintlock Vol. 1: Book One Time Bomb Comics Writer: Steve Tanner Art: Ed Machiavello, Lorenzo Nicoletta & Anthony Summey One of the most ambitious projects coming out of indie comics right now, Flintlock sets out to create its own internal shared universe and mythology, … Continue reading Jack’s Stack: Weekly Comics Recommendations for the Week of 5-31-17