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Hellboy (2019)

In musical parlance, this Hellboy reboot borrows the power chords of its predecessors without understanding the melody that made them special in the first place

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Dumbo (2019)

ith this live action Dumbo, Tim Burton builds bigger but not bolder, broader but not better….

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The Kid Who Would Be King
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The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)

The Kid Who Would Be King reminds me of those quirky daydreams I had as a nerdy…

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Mortal Engines (2018)

The makers of Mortal Engines clearly went to great lengths to render a fully three-dimensional world, only…

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)

With this film, J.K. Rowling’s immense canon now spans twenty-plus years of wizards and witches…

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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)

The first fifteen minutes of The Nutcracker and the Four Realms spark with real imagination and…

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Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

  It’s full D&D porn, as Big Bad Sauron brings his Orcs, Men, and mammoths…

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Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

  Or, The Empire Strikes Back in mail armor.  Peter Jackson delivers the middle act of…

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