Is This A Joke? (Avengers: Not the Endgame At All)

Are we still pretending these MCU movies are any good? Seriously? At this point, I can’t tell them apart. Some villain wants something, two or three of the heroes get together to stop him, and there are LOTS of jokes along the way. Nobody dies (or stays dead), nobody cares about whatever shenanigans happened previously, … Continue reading Is This A Joke? (Avengers: Not the Endgame At All)

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Why the MCU Works and Other Universes Do Not

I'm not going to defend Marvel. Instead, I'm going to say this to hopefully (long-shot here) stop other studios from endlessly trying to make their own cinematic universes. Here is why they will always fail. In essence, it comes down to cinematic diversity. Not every movie in the MCU takes place on Earth, not every … Continue reading Why the MCU Works and Other Universes Do Not

Thanos’ Plan Doesn’t Even Make Sense

I won't be reviewing Infinity War here, I'm just going to explain how for a character as intelligent as Thanos, his plan is not just wrong, it's actually pretty stupid. Thanos says: "It's a simple calculus. Our universe is finite, its resources finite. If life is left unchecked, life will cease to exist." Uhh.... All of those … Continue reading Thanos’ Plan Doesn’t Even Make Sense

Review (Sort Of) | Avengers: Infinity War

I haven't seen Infinity War yet, but I will. I intend to see Avengers: Infinity War in theaters, but it's not because I'm intrigued as to what will happen. I'm not intrigued, because I know it'll just be another Marvel movie that sets up the next film, which will just set up the next film, … Continue reading Review (Sort Of) | Avengers: Infinity War

Fictional Universes

What do I think of cinematic universes? I think they're ruining movies. Don't just take my word for it, the statistics show that Hollywood is actually slowly dying. And it's probably because originality has already died in Hollywood. Every studio now thinks their even somewhat-popular franchises need to have spin-offs, and that they need to … Continue reading Fictional Universes