Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Brad Cook

Reviews

Tuesday, April 21 2015

'The Breakfast Club' Gets Overpowered by Its Archetypes

The Breakfast Club is a solid effort, but one that spends too much times clubbing its viewers over the head with its message of, "We're more than just labels."


Tuesday, April 14 2015

The Science Overshadows the Story in 'Interstellar'

Interstellar is a movie full of Big Ideas that end up overshadowing the human element, particularly during the poorly plotted first act.


Monday, April 6 2015

'The Battle of the Five Armies' Brings a Bloated Trilogy to Its End

This epic flick concludes a trilogy that, in retrospect, should have been a duology.


Monday, February 23 2015

'Big Hero 6' Bursts at the Seams With Emotion

Big Hero 6 demonstrates how Disney does animated storytelling like no other.


Wednesday, November 19 2014

'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition' Is a Movie Outstripped by Its Extras

The extended edition of Desolation of Smaug turns the film into a flabby affair, but the ten-plus hours of bonus features could still make this purchase worthwhile for Tolkien fans.


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