Spiderman homecoming

I saw this over the weekend, and it's the most entertaining super hero movie I've seen since Deadpool. It's also the only super hero movie I've seen since Deadpool. This movie is good because it has likable characters with understandable emotions and motivations and a plot that makes sense. The focus seems to have been …

Fargo season 3

I finished this on my long plane rides too and from Singapore these past weeks, and enjoyed it quite a lot. I could not get into season 2, and gave up about halfway through and had no plans to watch this season until a co worker highly recommended it. I'm glad I gave it a …

Alien Covenant: why

There's a first time for everything, and I guess people who haven't seen any alien movies might find this interesting and exciting. But can you even make it into adulthood without being exposed to the xenomorph and the chest burster and face hugger? Is it going to be shocking or scary in the least to …

Missing the point: Defenders

I just saw the trailer for this new Netflix show combining Jessica Jones, Nick Cage and Iron fist, and it looks terribly tiring and boring. People punching each other and things exploding is the realm of the mass produced super hero blockbusters we're all so sick of. The Netflix super hero shows, for the most …

Doctor what?

I watched the season 10 premier of Doctor Who in my local theater on Monday, and was pleasantly surprised at my lack of confusion, irritation and boredom. The previous two seasons have been plagued by lazy writing leading to rushed, confusing, overly-manipulative plot-lines. So I was expecting to do a lot of sighing and woling …