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  • Justice League

    Justice League

    ½

    Motherbox. Sounds like the ultimate Oedipal wish fulfillment, no?


    As visually vomitous as it is narratively incompetent, Justice League is worthless and complete garbage. Filmmaking? What “filmmaking”? Every person involved should be ashamed.

  • Logan

    Logan

    ★½

    The biggest problem with Logan is the most common trouble with modern films: crappy aesthetics.


    It takes no brainiac to figure out that this is a neo-western, and Mangold directly displays that it is a riff on Shane. There's several shots from it in Logan, and while those scenes are lit and composed in the old Hollywood method, visually they are far more stunning than anything in Logan. What makes Shane still work today is exactly the artifice, and the…