Random Acts Of Opinion – The Death Of Superman (2018)

Analyzing the new direct-to-video feature By M.Schinke Once more unto the breach, dear Opinionnerds! In 2007, Warner Brothers animation kicked off a direct to video line of movies featuring their licensed DC properties to a fandom terrified of detoxing after the end of the animated Justice League program – those four color shakes are not…

Don’t Look Back – Superman: Doomsday (2007)

Examining the DC animated feature By M.Schinke Get ready for the beginning of the end of the beginning, Opinionnerds! With the release of the latest DC animated film, The Death Of Superman, it seemed both poetic, and appropriate, that we roll the calendar back to 2007 and look at the first of Warner Brothers and DC…

What Was That All About – The Avengers (2012)

Looking for the narrative conceit By M.Schinke I’ve been looking at things all wrong, Opinionnerds… So I’ve had a moment of clarity recently….. They do not occur often, so I tend to cherish them. I was looking through my drafts folder at articles I had lined up and I decided that I wanted to start…

What Was That All About – Hotel Artemis (2018)

Finding the metaphor in the menagerie By M.Schinke Hold onto your guts, Opinionnerds; this is probably gonna hurt…. Let’s face it; being a criminal is a dangerous way of life. From time to time you are going to take some damage; burns, bullets, knives – it’s a little more than an occupational hazard. When one…

What Was That All About – Batman (1989)

Looking for the narrative conceit By M.Schinke I’m of a mind to make some mookie, Opinionnerds. It has been a number of years since the last time I watched Tim Burton’s Batman and, surprisingly, the movie holds up very well as a piece of entertainment. Standard information; the movie stars Nicholson as Jack Napier, AKA…

Don’t Look Back – The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (2011)

Discussing the power and reversals in the film by M.Schinke Come to the land of the ice and snow, Opinionnerds! I’m not going to lie, Opinionnerds; this is a tough film to experience. Based on the novel Män som hatar kvinnor (Men Who Hate Women) by the late Swedish journalist Stieg Larson, David Fincher’s adaptation (bearing…

Don’t Look Back – Reality Bites: Deadpool 2 (2018)

Grounding Deadpool for being good By M.Schinke Did you know I love a good love story, Opinionnerds? The operating word in that phrase being, “good”. Not sappy or overblown or sentimental but a good, solid story about people who really get each other; a great partnership between individuals. The love story between Wade and Vanessa…

Random Acts Of Opinion – Batman Ninja (2018)

Batman meets anime in the new movie By M.Schinke Sūtsuappu, Opinionnerds! Wow, Batman Ninja is a ride! At first glance one would be tempted to say, “Oh look, WB made one of those Batman cartoon movies look like an anime.” That would be oh so, so so wrong. Batman Ninja is a dyed in the…

Random Acts Of Opinion – Lost In Space (2018)

A look of the 2018 Netflix series By M.schinke DANGER, OPINIONNERDS; DANGER! I’m finishing up the last couple of episodes of Netflix’s new take on Lost In Space, the classic ’60’s era sci-fi show that introduced the joy of a seemingly semi-sentient automaton constantly warning a small boy of impending peril. Though the original series…

Don’t Look Back – Superman: The Movie (1978) Part 1

Looking back at the movie By M.Schinke Look Opinionnerds, up on the internet! Superman. Superman, Superman, Superman. Superman The Movie I have such a ridiculously conflicted love/ hate relationship with this movie it’s created an almost pathological schism. Seriously; I’m about one emotionally contradictory observation away from flipping a coin and threatening to kill Batman…

What Was That All About – A Quiet Place (2018)

A look at the story and conceit in the film by M.Schinke Hey, keep it down Opinionnerds! I’m not a really big fan of horror movies. It’s not that I’m timid or easily spooked, though to this day my wife Jessica won’t let me forget how much Zack Snyder’s Dawn of the Dead remake got…

Random Acts Of Opinion – Ready Player One (2018)

Thoughts on the film By M. Schinke Who’s got next, Opinionnerds? Spoilers ahead! See the movie before reading. If not, don’t blame me for giving away the goose. Ready Player One, the newest big budget, high concept fantasy film from the director that made your childhood magical, Steven Spielberg, released this weekend and its everything…