Colin Vandenberg Arts and Culture Copy Editor There was always something special about this “Shazam” project. Following the financial success of 2013’s “Man Of Steel,” Warner Brothers went full-steam-ahead on their own cinematic universe in . . .
David Milam Staff Writer Captain Marvel enters the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) as a solid standalone film, but fails to live up to the intensity, story and quality of the more recent team-up films. Set . . .
Colin Vanden Berg Associate Arts & Culture Editor Since the invention of the medium, American animated films have overwhelming been produced and marketed as family films—in America, at least. Japan and Europe have produced animation . . .
Mickayla Miller Managing Editor Writer-director Alex Garland has not featured his talents in many films, but he has quite the Midas touch: everything he touches arguably turns into a masterpiece, which will likely hold . . .
Colin Vanden Berg Assoc. Arts & Culture Editor Marvel Studios filmmakers and executives promise the fans that each new Marvel Universe film will separate itself from the others in style, structure, and genre. While the . . .
Alexander Bershtein Staff Writer Paddington 2, directed by Paul King and written by Paul King and Simon Farnaby. This fantastical sequel almost feels self-reliant, despite a miniature intro to reference the previous backstory given by . . .
Colin Vandenberg Staff Writer Three categories which have defined summer movies in recent years have been: big-budget blockbusters, sequels, and franchise films. The unofficial first film of the 2017 summer movie season simultaneously represents all . . .
Colin Vandenberg Associate Arts and Culture Editor “Power Rangers” is a property—and brand name—which means much more to members of the Millennial generation than it does to most people who are older than thirty. A . . .
Colin Vandenberg Associate Arts & Culture Editor In February, “The Lego Batman Movie” set the stage for 2017’s comic book movies in a big way. If the follow-up, March’s “Logan”, is any indication, 2017 may just . . .