Month: October 2017

Amazon’s Reboot of “The Tick” is Phenomenal


Amazon Prime’s “The Tick” is one of the best new superhero TV shows in quite some time. We’ve gotten so used to the Netflix-Marvel collaborations on superhero shows that we’ve forgotten what they’ve been missing: some genuine humor and a sense of self-awareness. Amazon’s reboot of “The Tick” will make you laugh, and it will… Read More »


“Happy Death Day” Is Surprisingly Great


Usually, a horror film with a total production budget of $5 million and a relatively unknown cast would be a recipe for disaster. And that’s especially true if that film is being rushed out to cinemas, just in time for a release date on Friday the 13th before Halloween. And yet “Happy Death Day” is… Read More »


Don’t Be Surprised If “Young Sheldon” Becomes More Popular Than “Big Bang Theory”


There’s a funny thing about prequels – they often go on to become more popular than the shows that preceded them. And that’s exactly what’s going to happen with “Young Sheldon,” the new CBS sitcom that’s a prequel to “The Big Bang Theory.” There are several key reasons why you shouldn’t be surprised if “Young… Read More »


Mixed Reviews on “Kingsman: The Golden Circle”


The problem with sequels is that they can rarely duplicate the freshness and dynamism of the original. That’s the problem facing “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” the much-anticipated sequel to the earlier 2014 “Kingsman” film, which has received mostly mixed reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, for example, the film has a completely down-the-middle 50% freshness… Read More »


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