Diary = theatrical viewings
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse 2023
Writers-producers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller no longer seem content to settle for a benign product. Across the Spider-Verse has its sights set on the kind of acclaim reserved for the rarest of sequels. You know the type. The Godfather Part II. Toy Story 2 and 3. Back to the Future Part II. Sequels that expand and enrich the mythology established in the original film, without simply repeating beats. Full review HERE.
#2 on 2023, Ranked
Underrated and underappreciated, Rush is an undercover cop drama set in 1970s rural Texas but made with the style of the '90s. Jason Patric and Jennifer Jason Leigh are both great as, respectively, a seasoned and rookie narcotics detectives. They succumb to addiction's temptations via the demands of their intense assignment to bring down a major distributor. Great period tunes evoke the era in a way the production doesn't try that hard to and the whole thing is made even…
Sonic the Hedgehog 2020
Two things we learned from this:
1. James Marsden doesn't age
2. James Marsden doesn't regret Hop
Full review on DVDizzy
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 2023
It’s better for a franchise to overstay its welcome by a half-hour than an entire movie, so if this is the end, we leave with no major disappointment or unsavory aftertaste. Full review HERE.
#15 of 32 in Marvel Cinematic Universe, Ranked