Author: matthewmoorcroft

  • Box Office Report: ‘Jurassic World Dominion’ Roars to $143 Million, ‘Maverick’ Holds Fierce

    Box Office Report: ‘Jurassic World Dominion’ Roars to $143 Million, ‘Maverick’ Holds Fierce

    By Matthew Moorcroft The movies are back indeed! Jurassic World Dominion and Top Gun: Maverick fight it out for the top slot as movie theaters are the real winner this weekend. Let’s break it down. 1 – Jurassic World Dominion ($143.4 million) Going into the weekend, Dominion was a massive wild card. Thanks to early […]

  • TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1, Episodes 3-4

    TV Review: Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1, Episodes 3-4

    By Matthew Moorcroft Chapter 3: The Southern Air Temple – Highest RecommendationChapter 4: The Warriors of Kyoshi – Strong Recommendation Directed by Lauren MacMullan (Episode 3), Giancarlo Volpe (Episode 4) Starring Zach Tyler Eisen, Mae Whitman, Jack DeSena, Dante Basco TV-Y7 “You can’t hide it from him forever,” Sokka warns Katara as she hides the […]

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

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

    By Matthew Moorcroft Chapter 1: The Boy in the Iceberg – Strong RecommendationChapter 2: The Avatar Returns – Strong Recommendation Directed by Dave Filoni Starring Zach Tyler Eisen, Mae Whitman, Jack DeSena, Dante Basco TV-Y7 It’s probably pointless to really dive into Avatar: The Last Airbender this late in the game. It’s onne of the […]

  • TV Review: Ms. Marvel, Episode 1

    TV Review: Ms. Marvel, Episode 1

    By Matthew Moorcroft Strong Recommendation Directed by Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah Starring Iman Vellani, Matt Lintz, Zenobia Shroff, Mohan Kapur TV-14 Going into Ms. Marvel was accompanied by nail-biting and worry beyond any MCU project thus far. Even outside of the fact that this was an important project to get right, early marketing […]

  • Star Wars Wednesdays: A New Hope

    Star Wars Wednesdays: A New Hope

    By Matthew Moorcroft Highest Recommendation Directed by George Lucas Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness PG 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: Obi-Wan Kenobi, Episodes 3-4

    TV Review: Obi-Wan Kenobi, Episodes 3-4

    By Matthew Moorcroft Part III – Strong RecommendationPart IV – Solid Recommendation Directed by Deborah Chow Starring Ewan McGregor, Moses Ingram, Vivian Lyra Blair, Hayden Christensen TV-14 Star Wars has a Vader problem. This is less so an indictment against the character, far from it. I enjoy his presence well enough and when he’s done […]

  • Box Office Report: ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Breaks Second-Weekend Record

    Box Office Report: ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Breaks Second-Weekend Record

    By Matthew Moorcroft After it’s already impressive first weekend, Top Gun: Maverick flies away with the competition once again with record-breaking drops. Let’s break it down. 1 – Top Gun: Maverick ($86 million) The already amazing performing Maverick continued it’s early summer dominance into it’s second weekend. Bolstered by a lack new of releases, fantastic […]

  • Film Review: Top Gun: Maverick

    Film Review: Top Gun: Maverick

    By Matthew Moorcroft Highest Recommendation Directed by Joseph Kosinski Starring Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Val Kilmer PG-13 What makes a legacy sequel a “legacy sequel”? That term has been thrown around quite a bit over the past few years for any sequel that comes out decades after the original but I think it’s […]

  • Box Office Report: ‘Top Gun’ Soars to Career Best for Tom Cruise

    Box Office Report: ‘Top Gun’ Soars to Career Best for Tom Cruise

    By Matthew Moorcroft Despite it’s numerous delays, Top Gun: Maverick ends up on top thanks to an impressive showing that may hold the key to figuring out what film will be the big hit of the summer. Hint, it’s not a Marvel film this time! Let’s break it down. 1 – Top Gun: Maverick ($126.7 […]

  • TV Review: Obi-Wan Kenobi, Episodes 1-2

    TV Review: Obi-Wan Kenobi, Episodes 1-2

    By Matthew Moorcroft Part I – Strong RecommendationPart II – Strong Recommendation Directed by Deborah Chow Starring Ewan McGregor, Rupert Friend, Moses Ingram, Vivien Lyra Blair TV-14 I’ll be the first to admit that Star Wars hasn’t exactly impressed me as of late. Sure there has been some episodes of The Mandalorian that were strong […]