Rocket and friends. And Nebula.
Everything else outgrew their welcome long ago. Movies are way too long these days.
As advertised on tin. A feel-good, pseudo-underdog story that really just shows you how amped up capitalism became disguised as “Hey, we’re Nike, the good guys.”
Two stars mostly because it’s fun seeing Matt Damon, Chris Tucker, and Jason Bateman do their thing with a sort of weird Ben Affleck (is Phil Knight really like that?).
Extra half star because Viola Davis. Always.
First things first: f@!k cancer.
As someone who has come to terms with the idea (or is it fact?) that cancer is a real possibility to myself, and whose loved ones and friends have been directly affected by it, both for the bad and for the worst, this film was both one I was excited to see, but also dreaded to see.
The cast drew me in first of course: Seth Rogen, the ever-excellent Joseph Gordon-Leavitt, Anna Kendrick (who was…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
I f@#kin' loved it. As much as I did Blade Runner 2049. Two different visions of the future — one much more grounded in our world, and the other in a galaxy far, far away.
Yet, one is much more of a human film, whilst the other is concerned with technology at large. Can you guess to which I refer?
Trick question. Both.
It's the first Star Wars film without a proper cliffhanger or continuation. In fact, I felt as if…