Princes All | ‘Young Justice: Outsiders’ Recap

Season 3 | Episode 1 | 'Princes All' | Aired January 4, 2019 Young Justice: Outsiders is a good show, but I feel uncomfortable calling it a third season of the original Young Justice. The...

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ conjures rousing dark magic | Review

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald finds the Potter prequel series on firmer footing. With character introductions out of the way, the film hits the ground running and tells a surprisingly timely tale of...

‘Hunter Killer’ offers decent action but not much else | Review

The latest in a seemingly endless line of low-budget, Gerard Butler-starring action movies, Hunter Killer offers perfunctory entertainment but never comes within shouting distance of the best submarine-centric movies out there.A United States submarine...

The Shape of Evil: Halloween is back with a vengeance | Review

Taking the series back to its roots, 2018’s direct sequel to John Carpenter’s original Halloween provides the right kinds of thrills and nostalgia to satisfy both longtime fans and newcomers to the suddenly reinvigorated franchise....

Paul Greengrass, Netflix enter 2018 awards race with timely ’22 July’ | Review

Despite being overlong and often overwrought, Paul Greengrass' film detailing the events and aftermath of the horrific Norwegian terror attacks of July 22, 2011 offers a disturbingly timely meditation on xenophobic extremism.22 July offers...

Titans | ‘Titans’ Recap

Season 1 | Episode 1 | 'Titans' | Aired October 12, 2018 Titans is, at its core, original. It's the first attempt by a production company to keep content delivery in-house. It is the first...

Tom Hardy, Ruben Fleischer avert disaster with mediocre ‘Venom’ | Review

While Venom isn't an outright disaster, Ruben Flesicher's film fails to offer enough trashy thrills to compensate for its undernourished screenplay, rushed third-act pacing, and ultimately, the movie's failure to really do the title...

Audience vs. Predator | ‘The Predator’ Review

For me, the release of Shane Black's The Predator was an exciting opportunity. I consider myself a genre film fan. But somehow I'd never seen any of the movies in the Predator universe. So,...

‘The Meg’ not as fun as it should be, not as bad as it...

One of the last big movies of the summer, The Meg offers passable monster-movie fun for a couple of hours. Had the movie been less concerned with its inherently ludicrous story and leaned more...

Harvest | ‘Castle Rock’ Recap

This is the recap for Episode 5 of Castle Rock. We have recaps available for the entire season, starting with the first episode. Our review of Episode 4 is also available.Season 1 | Episode 5 | 'Harvest'...