by Michael Henley Luc Besson’s Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is a gorgeously-realized and gorgeously-goofy ode to preposterous overcooked sci-fi nonsense. I use the word “nonsense” here with affection, not scorn, because […]
by Michael Henley These days, Hollywood can show us pretty much anything. A planet under siege by robots, superheroes of all shapes and sizes, dead actors being brought back to temporary life, even a photorealistic […]
by Michael Henley It takes roughly five minutes or so before Spider-Man: Homecoming completes its first, daunting task: convincing the audience that it needs to see another Spider-Man movie. It hurts me to say that, […]
Over the next few weeks Philly comedy audiences will be treated to Shark Tank: The Final Episode, which is “definitely not a Shark Tank parody.” So what is it? It’s the brainchild of Sean Keegan-Landis […]
On Friday July 7th Laugh Be A Lady: A Comedy Fundraiser will putting on an epic night of comedy to support Women Against Abuse.
by Michael Henley The very best thing about Wonder Woman, the long-awaited superhero film based on the iconic female comic book character, is its skillful deployment of weaponry. I don’t mean Wonder Woman’s trademark golden lasso, […]
by Michael Henley Alien: Covenant, the new film by Ridley Scott, is a marriage between familiar horror clichés and chunky sci-fi pulp. Yet it is one elevated by superb style, craft and artistry into something […]
by Michael Henley If you’ve ever found yourself watching a truly terrible movie and have ever felt the urge to try talking back to the screen, then you know the unmistakable allure of movie riffing. […]