Film

Total Badassery | Wonder Woman | Rated PG-13

Full-disclosure: I hate superhero movies, so I brought my seven year old son Orson along for an expert opinion on the matter. Yes, the film is PG-13. Yes, 7 is much less than 13, but maybe it’s important in an era of pussy-grabbing presidents to take our young sons along…

This Is Growing Up • Girls: Series Finale

Flaws. They aren’t what define us but they’re very much a part of our story while growing up. This has been a central theme for HBO’s comedy, Girls, throughout its six-season run. With its finale Sunday, the show has provided growth, not only for its characters, but specifically the show’s…

Amazon Pilot Season & Chill

April is Amazon pilot season, which is the super secret and strange process by which Amazon lets you watch and vote on the TV pilots they’re considering for a full-season order. While Amazon doesn’t say exactly how influential the voting system is in their decision, or even whether or not…

Ode to Hugh Jackman | Logan | Rated R

They all shoulda been like this. Venom. Punisher. Wolverine. Every Marvel antihero of the last however many years shoulda been just like Logan; which is to say uncompromisingly R-rated. Oh, I’m sure some would make a case for Deadpool. But Deadpool is cheeky and lame, and preppy Ryan Reynolds shan’t…

MIND. BLOWN. | John Wick: Chapter 2 | Rated R

John Wick: Chapter 2 is one of the most amazingly violent and gorgeous movies I’ve ever seen. Returning as the title character, Keanu Reeves is a one man tidal wave of death that racks up a body count so high, they may as well have called this film GOP Obamacare…