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  • Scoob!

    Scoob!

    ★★★★

    The Great Superhero Watch.

    As a soft reboot of Scooby-Doo, this works. The story is solid, the jokes land, the animation is good. Blue Falcon is much more than a cameo, and solidly puts pieces into place for a Hanna-Barbera universe. The problem with this movie is the voices of the four main humans. The decision to replace the actors who have been playing these characters in animation for years with celebrities results in weak performances all around. Nobody is…

  • Pokémon Detective Pikachu

    Pokémon Detective Pikachu

    ★★★½

    Predictable? Yes. Better than it probably should be? Also yes.

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  • Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Spider-Man: Homecoming

    ★★★★½

    NO SPOILERS: This isn't exactly your father's Spider-Man. He's still funny, and he's still smart. He's agile and energetic, and Tom Holland is clearly having fun in the role. But this is part of the MCU, so his motivations have been tweaked accordingly. Unlike Spider-Man in the previous movies or the earlier days of the comics, this is a kid who grew up in a world where Iron Man and the Avengers exist, and his attitudes reflect that. But he…

  • Michael Jackson's Halloween

    Michael Jackson's Halloween

    ★★

    Remember those Diet Coke ads where they used special effects to bring back a dead celebrity? This is the shitty Halloween special version of that.