Recent Posts

Troll Lacks Fun

I hoped the Norwegian Netflix Original Troll would be this month’s (honorary) torch bearer of the Turkish Star Wars legacy, a film so dumb and ridiculous that it’s must-watch entertainment. The plot was promising enough: in a premise reminiscent of an Alex Jones montage, a 60-foot-tall troll attracted by the smell of Christians appears straight out of Norwegian folklore, […]

The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special Flexes Marvel’s Potential

If the DCU’s new “Kevin Feige” approaches his new role as co-CEO with as much heart, joy, and originality as he does with his The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special—at the precise moment in which Marvel appears to be losing some steam—then Hollywood might have a new champion of the comic book movie. MCU director […]