Ben Buchheit, 2021
This fall, no movie has made a bigger splash than Joker. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, the gritty, claustrophobic, and deeply disturbing supervillain origin story amassed $93.5 million dollars in the US box office in its first weekend alone, beating out Venom’s record of $80 million and smashing initial revenue projections. While the movie was met with mixed reviews from critics, fans have flocked to theaters to see it. Read more →
Joseph Bortner, 2019
Pokémon: Detective Pikachu is an anomaly. Read more →
Lucas Cavanaugh, 2019
Alita Battle Angel, a live action adaptation of the manga of the same name, was released earlier this month. Almost every live action adaptation of an anime has been terrible (DragonBall Evolution and Death Note for example). Unlike those, Alita is a good live action adaptation and is extremely faithful to the source material, with only minor changes.
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