The Menu Review – As New(ish) Genre Coalesces A King Emerges

While it isn't truly a completely new breed of film, there is a genre developing in recent years that might be thought of (for simplicity's sake) as "Absurdist Metaphor."...

Lopez vs. Lopez Review – George Lopez Injects Reality Into Old School Sit-Com Norms

Twenty years after George Lopez took a shot at building a sit-com with Hispanic culture taking center stage, he's back but this time instead of centering things directly on...

The Peripheral Review – Psychological Sci-Fi Capitalizes On Twists And Characters

Based on the book of the same name (by William Gibson - pioneer of the cyberpunk genre), The Peripheral boasts that it's "from the creators of Westworld," and there...

Reboot Review – Turning Meta On Its Head Is A Dangerous Game

There's a tongue-in-cheek, meta drive to Reboot that is both a brilliant opening to comedy and a purposeful alienation of a lot of viewers, which is itself a doorway...

Andor Review – The Search For Relevance

It's an uphill battle to find a strong hook when you're a prequel to a prequel that already has no tangible connection to an original, and Andor doesn't actually...

Quantum Leap Review – Revisiting Early ’90s Goes Meta

Considering that the reboot/rehash train has only sped up in recent years, it might be surprising that the mid-'80s to mid-'90s are a mine largely left unvisited. That is,...

Three Thousand Years Of Longing Review – Miller Moves To Tell-Showing

George Miller's is a strange career as directors go, mostly because despite Mad Max coming out in 1979, he only has a dozen or so credits, and for every...