Joker Review

Joker Review

Featuring a riveting, fully realized, and Oscar-worthy performance by Joaquin Phoenix, Joker would work just as well as an engrossing character study without any of its DC Comics trappings; that it just so happens to be a brilliant Batman-universe movie is icing on the Batfan cake. You will likely leave Joker feeling like I did: unsettled and ready to debate the film for years to come. Clearly drawing its spirit and style from classic ‘70s and ‘80s films like Taxi Driver, The King of Comedy, A Clockwork Orange, and Dog Day Afternoon, director Todd Phillips’ Joker presents a Gotham City that is unmistakably a stand-in for the hellish New York City of the era. It was a time when rampant crime, corruption, economic crises, and social ills saw it dubbed “Fear City.” Continue reading…
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WoW Classic: The Best Mods and Add-ons for Every Class and Situation

WoW Classic: The Best Mods and Add-ons for Every Class and Situation

Organize your inventory, see weapon swing timers, and much more with our collection of essential World of Warcraft Classic add-ons.
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The War Between Humans and Fairies Escalates in Disney's Maleficent 2

The War Between Humans and Fairies Escalates in Disney's Maleficent 2

Picking up years after the events of the first film, Disney’s Maleficent: Mistress of Evil reunites stars Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning and adds franchise newcomers Michelle Pfeiffer and Chiwetel Ejiofor. At the D23 Expo in Anaheim, IGN spoke to the cast of the Maleficent sequel to find out everything you need to know about the upcoming sequel, which will premiere in theaters on October 18, 2019. Elle Fanning’s Aurora is now Queen of the Moors and destined to marry the handsome Prince Philip (Harris Dickinson). But a looming war between humans and fairies threatens Aurora’s relationship with her beloved godmother, Maleficent. “In the second film, their relationship is tested a bit by Michelle Continue reading…
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27 Awesome MCU Callbacks in Avengers: Endgame

27 Awesome MCU Callbacks in Avengers: Endgame

As the culmination of Marvel’s entire “Infinity Saga,” it goes without saying that Avengers: Endgame has a great many connections to previous MCU movies. Many of these are obvious, such as when the Avengers of 2023 revisit events like the Battle of New York. But not all of these connections are in the form of major plot points. Some of them are more subtle callbacks to memorable moments from earlier films. From Captain America’s most quotable line to Morgan Stark’s love of cheeseburgers, here are Endgame’s coolest callbacks to previous MCU movies! Holding Down Thanos Continue reading…
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