I’ve had a few days to mull over The Umbrella Academy, and in retrospect I don’t think I like it very much. It’s a lot of fun, that much is sure, and it has a lot to recommend it, but as an overall series, I thought it verged on bad.
Tomb Raider should have been a great film. I wanted to watch it because I like films with bows and arrows in them, and Tomb Raider has an arrow in the logo. I fell asleep.
Marvel Unlimited as a piece of functionality is fundamentally crap. It has a UX that is at best outdated and at worst actually broken. For anyone who does not have an encyclopaedic knowledge of Marvel’s back catalogue, navigating it is a terrifying mess. But $69 gives you access to 20,000 comics stretching all the way back through Marvel’s history.
I’ve been thinking about the new Bumblebee movie. Bumblebee is not an especially thought-provoking film. It’s a film about a giant robot who fights other giant robots, and about how he loses his memory and makes friends with a girl who helps him get it back again. Somehow, though, Bumblebee works.
I’ve been playing a lot of Android: Netrunner over the past couple of months. Find out why in my review.
Bond returns to his roots in this reboot of the franchise. But is Daniel Craig a diamond in the rough or just a thuggish interloper?
There’s no way Pierce Brosnan’s final entry in the Bond franchise can be as bad as Moonraker, can it? Can it?
Pretty but stupid: Denise Richards as a metaphor for The World Is Not Enough.
Bond battles Rupert Murdoch in this strange addition to the franchise.
Pierce Brosnan explodes onto the screen in Goldeneye, the first Bond film I ever saw at the cinema. How does the film hold up today?