Author: matthewmoorcroft

  • TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 2, Episodes 5-6

    TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 2, Episodes 5-6

    By Matthew Moorcroft Chapter 5: Avatar Day – Strong RecommendationChapter 6: The Blind Bandit – Highest Recommendation Directed by Lauren MacMullan (Episode 5), Ethan Spaulding (Episode 6) Starring Zach Tyler Eisen, Mae Whitman, Jack DeSena, Dante Basco TV-Y7 In doing my standard research for this writeup, I was a little shocked to discover that Avatar […]

  • TV Review: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, Episode 1

    TV Review: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, Episode 1

    By Matthew Moorcroft Strong Recommendation Directed by Kat Coiro Starring Tatiana Maslany, Jameela Jamil, Ginger Gonzaga, Mark Ruffalo TV-14 It’s a little weird that it’s taken this long for another Hulk thing to really get off the ground, huh? Considering Hulk’s status as one of the “founding four” so to speak, his lack of presence […]

  • TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 2, Episodes 3-4

    TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 2, Episodes 3-4

    By Matthew Moocroft Chapter 3: Return to Omashu – Strong RecommendationChapter 4: The Swamp – Strong Recommendation Directed by Ethan Spaulding (Episode 3), Giancarlo Volpe (Episode 4) Starring Zach Tyler Eisen, Mae Whitman, Jack DeSena, Dante Basco TV-Y7 I didn’t talk about her during my last writeup, but let’s talk Azula. Season 2’s biggest contributions […]

  • Star Wars Wednesdays: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars Wednesdays: The Last Jedi

    By Matthew Moorcroft Highest Recommendation Directed by Rian Johnson Starring Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Mark Hamill PG-13 Welcome to Star Wars Wednesdays! Every Wednesday I’ll be talking about/looking at a new piece of Star Wars media, starting with the movies and going onwards into the shows, games, and maybe even comics and books […]

  • TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 2, Episodes 1-2

    TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 2, Episodes 1-2

    By Matthew Moorcroft Chapter 1: The Avatar State – Highest RecommendationChapter 2: The Cave of Two Lovers – Highest Recommendation Directed by Giancarlo Volpe (Episode 1), Lauren MacMullan (Episode 2) Starring Zach Tyler Eisen, Mae Whitman, Jack DeSena, Dante Basco TV-Y7 The first thing you notice about Book 2 is an immediate jump in animation […]

  • What to Look Forward to in August 2022

    By Matthew Moorcroft The tail end of the summer movie season is upon us, and while that means it’s mostly the scraps of what is left, there is always a ton to look forward to movie wise as we progress through the summer! Bullet Train (August 5th) Probably the last big summer movie, Bullet Train […]

  • Film Review: Nope

    Film Review: Nope

    By Matthew Moorcroft Highest Recommendation Directed by Jordan Peele Starring Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, Steven Yeun, Brandon Perea R Jordan Peele has been seen as a successor to somebody like John Carpenter, while I don’t really buy that – the two of them could not be more different – Peele’s influences in regards to his […]

  • Film Review: Thor: Love and Thunder

    Film Review: Thor: Love and Thunder

    By Matthew Moorcroft Solid Recommendation Directed by Taika Waititi Starring Chris Hemsworth, Christian Bale, Tessa Thompson, Natalie Portman PG-13 The first major sequence after the required Marvel Studios intro of Thor: Love and Thunder will immediately clue you in on whether or not this movie will be your cup of tea. Korg, still played by […]

  • Box Office Report: ‘Thor’ Wins Second Weekend Despite Massive Drop, ‘Crawdads’ Overperforms

    Box Office Report: ‘Thor’ Wins Second Weekend Despite Massive Drop, ‘Crawdads’ Overperforms

    By Matthew Moorcroft Despite a massive drop in it’s second weekend, Thor: Love and Thunder managed to win the weekend, but at what cost? Let’s break it down. 1 – Thor: Love and Thunder ($46.6 million) While it’s $144.2 million opening was impressive, Thor: Love and Thunder has clearly struggled since then to maintain it’s […]

  • TV Review: Ms. Marvel, Episode 6

    TV Review: Ms. Marvel, Episode 6

    By Matthew Moorcroft Highest Recommendation Hot damn, the sons of bitches did it. Look, the MCU Disney+ finales have become something of a dreadful experience for discourse as most discussion tend to argue over semantics instead of actually talking about the episodes we do end up receiving. While some have been better then others, they […]