Kaitlyn Booth

[SPOILER-FREE] Shazam! Review: The Best DC Movie Since Wonder Woman

Shazam! is one of the best movies DC has made save for Wonder Woman; endlessly entertaining, a ton of heart while making plenty of meta-commentary on the superhero genre. Director: David F. Sandberg Summary: We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson’s […]

[Sundance 2019] The Inventor Review: The Slow Motion Train Wreck that was Theranos

The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley looks to examine how a company worth $9 billion dollars managed to completely flame out in a matter of years. Director: Alex Gibney Summary: Elizabeth Holmes arrived in Silicon Valley with a revolutionary medical invention. She called it “the Edison”: a small, hyper-sophisticated black box that performed […]

Glass Review: Extremely Poor Structure and Pacing Make for a Boring Slog

Glass might have an interesting concept, but director M. Night Shyamalan tries far too hard to subvert the genre and ends up with a long and boring production. Director: M. Night Shyamalan Summary: Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities. There is […]

Aquaman Review: Not a Disaster But Still a Giant Mess

Aquaman isn’t a top to bottom disaster like other DC projects, but it’s still a mess of varying tones that don’t work and a lead actor with no screen presence. Director: James Wan Summary: Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his […]

Mortal Engines Review: A Generic Story With a Fantastic New Coat of Paint

Mortal Engines might present some generic story turns, but the worldbuilding, the amount of detail put into the world, and fantastic sound elevates the entire production. Director: Christian Rivers Summary: In a post-apocalyptic world where cities ride on wheels and consume each other to survive, two people meet in London and try to stop a conspiracy. […]

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Once Upon a Deadpool Review: Proof That a PG-13 Deadpool Doesn’t Work

Once Upon a Deadpool brings a few extra laughs but is mainly a vehicle that proves that PG-13 Deadpool doesn’t work–and not for the reasons you think. Director: David Leitch Summary: Foul-mouthed mutant mercenary Wade Wilson (AKA. Deadpool), brings together a team of fellow mutant rogues to protect a young boy with supernatural abilities from […]

Mary Poppins Returns Review: Practically Imperfect in Every Way

Mary Poppins Returns is a bright and joyride ride with catchy music and a great cast, but boring directing and strange pacing makes it feel overly long. Director: Rob Marshall Summary: Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael’s children through a difficult time in their lives. […]

Robin Hood Review: So Bad It Loops Back Around To Entertaining

Robin Hood is not a good movie by any stretch of the word, but the over-the top-performances and sheer campiness makes the movie loop around to guilty pleasure. Director: Otto Bathurst Summary: A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English Crown in a thrilling, action-adventure packed with gritty […]