By Matt Alexander Finally, the long-awaited superhero flick arrives just in time to not be around blockbuster season. Which is nice, because this movie is better than that. An impeccable story arc combining inter-tribal strife, isolationism, and global risk-taking occurs as Prince T’Challa becomes king of Wakanda. Charming jokes from Marvel this time fit the … Continue reading Black Panther Movie Review: They Struck Vibranium With This One!
Potential spoi --wait, who are we kidding... MAJOR SPOILERS!!!! Here are our 10 Thoughts on the new Star Wars film. 1. The music was great. It carried scenes that could have otherwise faltered. 2. Luke Island's deep dark evil place didn't really pay off. Not too evil. Mothers everywhere cringe at the thought of their … Continue reading 10 Thoughts On Star Wars: The Last Jedi (A Rey of Hope)
What's better than Tobey Maguire upside-down kissing Kirsten Dunst? A lot of things, really. But in a Spider-Man movie, playing off the character's rich cinematic and comic book history is hard to top. "Spider-Man: Homecoming" covers all the bases of the traditional story while offering many twists that keep the material interesting and relevant to … Continue reading Spider-Man: Homecoming Review – In Before Curfew
Have to be honest, I am a huge fan of Taika Waititi. After watching Hunt for the Wilderpeople, he may have placed himself into "shut up and Taika my money" territory for me. If you are a Flight of the Conchords fan (or Rhys Darby fan), I really recommend checking out his stuff (like What We … Continue reading Thor: Ragnarok – Not Mjölnir!
Editor's Note: We are bringing you a double feature here at BBYK. Two reviews for the new film, Logan. The first review contains some spoilers so beware. If you don't want any spoilers, head on down to the second review after the break. Spoiler Review By: Viet Doan Ever since the Dark Knight, every superhero … Continue reading Logan: Proving Adults Want Adult Entertainment!
Roger Murtaugh is too old for this sh*t. He's also not nearly white enough for that name, as he's played by the incomparable Danny Glover (last seen collecting them checks from Samsung). We quickly forgive and forget this oversight because of the holiday cheer. You know it's a Christmas movie because it starts with "Jingle … Continue reading Lethal Weapon: A Christmas Movie We Aren’t Too Old For!
By: Viet Doan The day had arrived and we were excited to finally see the new Star Wars movie! Let me set the stage for you guys: there we were, sitting in the movie theater, and we had just gone through the trailers. *Logan looks amazing. Spiderman: Homecoming received enthusiastic applause. Vin Diesel is the … Continue reading Star Wars: Fantastic Beast (A Rogue One Extended Review)
Do we need more Christmas movies? Friday After Next answers this question with a definitive yes, and tries to answer a few other questions along the way. Like, what's the big deal about black Santa? He steals presents, for one. Does that sound racist? Mayhaps. But it is in fact the basis for the third … Continue reading Friday After Next: The Christmas Movie You Never Knew You Needed!
Fractals, neon colors, and rich symbolism make for meaningful eye candy in this latest entry into the Marvel Comic Universe. Doctor Stephen Strange, an elite yet arrogant surgeon, has his career cut short by a car accident. Failing to find any help from the medical world, he treks across the globe to seek spiritual means … Continue reading Dr. Strange Review: Oh Ho Ho Its Magic!
By: Ben Ranieri You watch a John Woo film and you think to yourself: “Wow. I wish I could do that!” Knowing full well that it's impossible and that it's the wires that make those Kung Fu masters fly like that. It doesn't take away from the sheer badassery of watching Jet Li beat down … Continue reading Red Belt Review