Wonder Woman 1984

This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman in a scene from "Wonder Woman 1984." The film isn’t skipping theaters or moving to 2021, but it is altering course. The last big blockbuster holdout of 2020 is still opening in U.S. theaters on Christmas Day but it will also be made available to HBO Max subscribers free of charge for its first month, Warner Bros. said Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. (Clay Enos/Warner Bros Pictures via AP)

There’s no need to worry about the DC Universe getting too dark for the kids. The studio goes full Super Friends with Wonder Woman 1984. You can’t blame director Patty Jenkins, though. The target audience for WW84 was barely born when 2007’s Spider-Man 3 ended with the main characters having a group therapy session. The folks at Marvel moved away… Continue reading Wonder Woman 1984

Where’d You Go, Bernadette

Writer/director Richard Linklater’s latest endeavor is based on the comedy novel of the same name by Maria Semple. Bernadette Fox (Cate Blanchett) is a former and now famous/critically acclaimed architect that’s extremely neurotic and eccentric, but is also a truly loving mother. After years of sacrificing herself for her family, she becomes compelled to reconnect… Continue reading Where’d You Go, Bernadette

mother!

A shift from a megalomaniac lifestyle renders goddess worship null in this thinly-veiled Book of Genesis clutter that ignites the circus with the propane in Darren Aronofsky’s second pulverized Biblical picture (three years ago he did Noah). Javier Bardem plays Him, a poet drowsy from one bacchanal too many which strains his relationship with Jennifer Lawrence… Continue reading mother!

Despicable Me 3

A franchise centered around Minions, the most loveable millennial animated characters this side of the Penguins of Madagascar, finds former villain Gru (Steve Carell), teaming with a twin brother(“Dru”) he did not know he had, after he and the wife (Kristen Wiig) get fired as secret agents. The Minions get arrested and spend much of their… Continue reading Despicable Me 3

Ghostbusters

It’s a remake, not a reboot or sequel, and I was impressed that it’s as much of a tribute to the time period of the first movie as it is – it mentions Jaws and Patrick Swayze, and Dan Ackroyd as a cabbie gets to quote the original song’s lyrics! In fact, all of the original… Continue reading Ghostbusters