How rearranging 'Passengers' could've made it less bad (spoilers)

April 19, 2017

Passengers wasn't the worst movie ever, but in this video The Nerdwriter explores how some rearranging could've made it significantly better. They're good suggestions, and the fact the movie wasn't made this way says something about Hollywood. I'm not sure exactly what it is that's being said, but you can be sure there's some saying going on. Also, obviously SPOILERS if you haven't seen the movie.

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' teaser trailer

April 14, 2017

The official teaser trailer for Rian Johnson's Star Wars: The Last Jedi was just released and, like The Force Awakens teaser, opens with an out of breath character suddenly appearing on screen. This is a strange trend, and I can only imagine they're building to the Star Wars IX teaser trailer which opens with an out of breath Kylo Ren, probably also a little sweaty for some reason. Also, whoever's in charge of the theme variations they keep coming out with for these trailers deserves a raise. I don't even know how much they got paid, but it needs to be more.

'Star Wars' made this wonderful tribute to Carrie Fisher

April 13, 2017

It's funny because they included the scene of Princess Leia kissing her brother. It's not funny because everything else about this is horribly sad. Why couldn't they have just compiled clips of Carrie Fisher being a horrible person that nobody liked? Like kicking a puppy or something. Then this video wouldn't have been so damn depressing.

Here's the surprisingly lighthearted 'Thor: Ragnarok' teaser trailer

April 10, 2017

The new teaser trailer for Thor: Ragnarok feels like the tonal opposite of Thor: The Dark World, basically going for light and fun versus dark and serious. Which seems fitting, since director Taika Waititi is also the man responsible for What We Do in the Shadows. It's also impossible to talk about the trailer without mentioning how incredible Cate Blanchet looks as the Asgardian goddess of death Hela. 47-year-old women aren't supposed to look that badass. I should know, I'm a sexist.

Joss Whedon betrays Marvel to direct 'Batgirl' standalone film

March 30, 2017


According to Variety, Joss Whedon is nearing a deal to write, direct, and produce an untitled Batgirl film for Warner Bros. as part of its DC Extended Universe. Joss Whedon directed both Avengers films but made a clean break with the Marvel Cinematic Universe after finishing Age of Ultron. He stated at the time he wanted to distance himself from Marvel to work on other projects, but nobody expected "other projects" to mean the DC Extended Universe. This means we might actually end up with a DC film that's fun and uses more colors than gray and darker gray.