Movie Review – Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Prequels are a flashy storytelling trend that is also incredibly problematic and difficult to pull off. There haven’t been a lot of prequels that lived up to the understandably high expectations that were placed on them. Most of the time these stories end up being disappointing the existing audience and fail to capture a new … Continue reading Movie Review – Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Movie Review – The Girl in the Spider’s Web

Fans of David Fincher’s 2011 adaptation of the Swedish novel (which had already been adapted) The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo may have a hard time recapturing that love with Fede Alvarez’s take on Lisbeth Salander’s story, The Girl in the Spider’s Web. That’s because this sequel feels more like a reboot than it does … Continue reading Movie Review – The Girl in the Spider’s Web