Category Archives: Brief Consideration

Brief Consideration: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (2017)

In a decade that’s seen the comic book movie genre blossom into a mainstream staple, Professor Marston and the Wonder Women is a timely examination of the genre’s roots. The film is about Professor William Marston (Luke Evens), who creates … Continue reading

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Brief Consideration: What Did Jack Do? (2020)

David Lynch’s birthday came with a surprise short film that was released on Netflix. Written, edited, directed and starring the famed American filmmaker: the short takes place within a train station that has been placed under lockdown. Lynch plays a … Continue reading

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Brief Consideration: Oscar Nominations (2020)

The nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards were announced on Monday. Much like previous years, there are some excellent picks, some infuriating ones and a few surprises. The biggest shock for me comes from Joker leading the pack with an … Continue reading

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Brief Consideration: The Lion King (2019)

Much like the Psycho (1998) remake, the live-action Lion King exists more as a conceptually interesting counterpoint to its source material, than an engaging work on its own terms. Although the film is inspired by the broadway musical and presented … Continue reading

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Brief Consideration: Exodus Movies (1956-2014)

The Ten Commandments (1956) Aside from being an epic and loving adaptation of The Exodus story, Cecil B. DeMille’s The Ten Commandments is also an examination of the pride and follies of man. Yul Brynner’s performance as Rameses carries this … Continue reading

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Concise Review: True Romance (1993)

True Romance is a love story that is worthy of the movies. At times, it is idealised and sincere. However, on other occasions, it is tough and dangerous. The biggest strength of the film is that it expertly balances these … Continue reading

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