2.5/4, 2020s, Action, Review, Robert Eggers

The Northman

Looks like I'm going to be in the minority on this one. I think the trailer is awesome, but this one of those cases where the trailer is significantly better than the movie. I think that has to do with the uneasy mixture of Robert Eggers' more arthouse approach to storytelling and the needs of… Continue reading The Northman

1.5/4, 2020s, Action, Review, Science Fiction, The Wachowski Brothers

The Matrix Resurrections

#4 in my ranking of The Matrix franchise. That was disappointing but not entirely unexpected. I like the original Matrix trilogy pretty evenly, finding its pretensions thin but the overall entertainment value of the hero's journey inverted fairly consistent. There was always  room for the story to continue in some way, but when Lana Wachowski… Continue reading The Matrix Resurrections