The teaser trailer of director Matt Reeves’ #TheBatman is now online, starring Robert Pattinson in the dual role of Batman and Bruce Wayne. Coming to Philippine cinemas in 2021.
‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ keeps the comic book lore fresh with its picturesque locations, strong performances and overall light-hearted fun. Note: The following review contains spoilers from Avengers: Endgame. I admire MCU’s Spider-Man films for managing to impart uncle Ben’s infamous words (“With great power, comes great responsibility”) without the need of explicitly mentioning it.Continue reading “‘Spider-Man: Far from Home’ review: Greater upgrade, greater responsibility”
Brightburn’s apparent lack of empathy for its lead character turns its intriguing concept into a gimmick. It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s an overpowered, bloodthirsty alien kid! Do note that Brightburn does not belong in the DCEU universe nor is this about the alternate evil version of Superman in the comics. The characterContinue reading “‘Brightburn: Son of Evil’ review: Intriguing concept, missed opportunity”
On paper, there’s a lot to like in Neil Marshall’s reboot of ‘Hellboy’ but its haphazard execution makes it feel numbing and exhausting. Neil Marshall’s Hellboy actually does a good job in tempering your expectations as its problems become apparent right from the very start. It kicks off with a clunky prologue of King Arthur,Continue reading “‘Hellboy’ (2019) review: Buckets of uninspired gore”
Captain Marvel creatively spins an origin story by reversing the wheels of the classic MCU Phase 1 formula. Fresh off from the monumental showdown of Avengers: Infinity War, Captain Marvel carries a ton of expectations for fronting the ‘strongest superhero’ in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Not to mention that this stand-alone/Phase 1-ish material competes withContinue reading “‘Captain Marvel’ review [2 of 2]: Unconventional, dismantled origins”
Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Aquaman” has hit new heights at the international box office, with tickets pushing the DC Super Hero past the $800 million mark. The announcement was made February 19 by the head of Warner Bros. Pictures International Distribution, Tom Molter. The impressive box office run overseas has propelled the film to become the highestContinue reading “‘Aquaman’ hits $800-M worldwide, P582-M in PH box office”