Marvel Rewatch: Phase 2

Welcome to Phase 2! If you missed my first post, I am rewatching all 20 of the movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).  You can see my thoughts on the MCU Phase 1 here. Honestly, I burned through these movie in Phase 2, which really varies in quality (it has the worst MCU movie …

Marvel Rewatch: Phase 1

Avengers: Endgame is coming and is an event film unlike anything in my lifetime (and I’d argue anyone’s).  It is the culmination of 21 films before it. 11 years in the making. A huge gamble that seems more like a sure thing in hindsight based on how successful the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has become. …

Sicario: Day of the Soldado

The thing I love about Taylor Sheridan as a screenwriter is that he doesn’t overdo the exposition and yet still manages to tell complex stories. He trusts the audience’s intelligence, and as a result, his movies turn out to be incredibly complex character studies as well as action/thriller/western classics. He has been on a roll …