REVIEW

A dark and beautiful comedy

There have been a few films that I have seen over the years that I was not even aware were considered black comedies until I looked them up on Wikipedia long after the fact, and I am never sure if this is because the ratio was off or if I just wasn’t dialed into the humor for whatever reason. On the Count of Three has a good deal of this unevenness, but it has even more moments where the balance is pretty darn good. 

Let’s get Weird

Madonna (Evan Rachel Wood) and Weird Al (Daniel Radcliffe) in Weird:The Al Yankovich Story By TJ REID For the Keizertimes The first time I ever truly felt old was the day I realized that I didn’t recognize any of the songs Weird Al Yankovic was parodying on his last album,[Read More…]

Prey is the hunt you’ve been waiting for

It’s tough to be a fan of the Predator franchise. Although Predator 2 and Predators have their defenders, the only thing we in the fandom can unanimously agree on are the facts that the original 1987 Arnold Schwarzenegger film is the only truly better-than-average film of the bunch, and that[Read More…]

Pixar’s Soul has that and more

As we reached the beginning of what hopefully will be the final stage of the Covid-19 pandemic, the storied studio behind some of your favorite animated features made the surprise decision to release Soul, the latest entry in the Pixar canon, for free to people that already subscribe to Disney+.[Read More…]

Animaniacs still zany to the max on Hulu

Yakko, Wakko and Dot return in the reboot of Animaniacs on Hulu, along with fan favorites Pinky and Brain. Do you know what I find even more annoying than constant Hollywood reboots of successful properties? Critics constantly complaining about how Hollywood likes to reboot successful properties. If bringing back a[Read More…]

Mandalorian is worth your time, Disney+ is meh overall

Pedro Pascal plays the titular Mandolorian. Gina Carano plays ally Cara Dune. “Hi, nice to meet you. I like Star Wars!” While this is not exactly how I introduce myself in social situations, ask anyone who knows me and they will tell you that it’s actually not that far off. I’m a simple[Read More…]