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…

Random Acts of Opinion – BlacKkKlansman (2018)

Looking at the latest Spike Lee Joint By M.Schinke Can you dig it, Opinionnerds? Our reality is determined on a sliding scale; there is fact, and then there is truth. Movies are part of an additional layer to that reality; things that, “feel true”. One of the primary functions of  movies is to create a…

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…

Random Acts Of Opinion – Blindspotting (2018)

Looking at the film By M.Schinke Check those angles, Opinionnerds! When you mix the right amount of comedy with the proper concentration of drama, you can create a potent cocktail of entertainment able to intoxicate even the most puritan of audiences. Blindspotting writers/ stars Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal, along with director Carlos Lopez Estrada,…

Don’t Look Back – Naked Lunch (1991)

Thoughts on the film By M.Schinke Say, could you rub some of that powder on my lips, Opinionnerds? There have been a number of books over the years that some have considered impervious to film adaptation and, for a very long time, right up near the top of that list, lay The Naked Lunch. After…

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…

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…

Random Acts Of Opinion – Avengers Infinity War (2018)

A cautious overlook of the films story By M.Schinke OPINIONNERDS; ASSE……. True to my word, Jessi and I went and saw Disney’s Marvel Cinematic Universe Marvels The Avengers Infinity War last night; in 3-D no less (not worth it)! I’ll come right out and say it: It’s not bad! I mean, it’s not great but…

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…

What Was That All About – Prometheus (2012)

Finding the conceit in the film By M. Schinke It’s time to ask the big questions, Opinionnerds! Prometheuswas a big film. It had big production. It had big ideas and big ambitions. As a would be prequel to the Alien franchise it had big shoes to fill and a big load of expectation riding astride…

Random Acts Of Opinion – The Fall of Jessica Jones, Season 2

Looking at character arcs By M.Schinke Take a shot right from the bottle, Opinionnerds… I’ve been trying to process my feelings in regards to the second season of Marvel and Netflix’s Jessica Jones. Based on the Marvel comic Alias, Jessica Jones tells the story of Jessica (Krysten Ritter)who, after an accident in which she loses…