Mark Waters
Features // 1 Articles
Reviews // 7 Articles
Blogs // 3 Articles
//Features

Summer of Same: May 2009
26 Apr 2009 // 4:00 PM

May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.

//Reviews

'Vampire Academy': It's Just About High School
19 May 2014 // 8:15 PM

Some of the seams of the vampire / teenager connection are starting to show.

'Mr. Popper's Penguins': Bodily Functions
16 Jun 2011 // 9:59 PM

The movie insists on treating a group of animals as, essentially, little people. At least they don't talk.

//Blogs

'Vampire Academy' Sucks!
7 Feb 2014 // 10:00 AM

Vampire Academy is not a movie for the uninvited or the uninitiated. If it were any more niche it would be made for one single career gal living in a loft apartment somewhere in BFE, Missouri.

'Popper's Penguins' Are Pathetic
16 Jun 2011 // 3:00 AM

Mr. Popper's Penguins is all about the lowest of the lowest common denominators. When in doubt, it runs to animal gas or inherent cuteness as an entertainment placeholder.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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