This week, Gavia and Morgan commiserate over the X-Men franchise's last gasp, X-Men: Dark Phoenix. They bemoan filmmaker Simon Kinberg's incompetent direction, marvel at the film's incomprehensible plot, reminisce about happier times, and wonder where it all went wrong.Read More
This week, Gavia and Morgan discuss Darren Aronofsky's Biblical parable horror flick, Mother! Topics discussed include whether or not the film's muddled allegory actually means anything, its poor box office performance, and Jennifer Lawrence's very bad wig.
Reminder: on October 3rd, we will be discussing John le Carré's new novel, A Legacy of Spies. Read now to join us!Read More
In their last episode of the year, Morgan and Gavia ruminate on Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence's sci-fi romance Passengers, the best-worst film of the year. Questions include: How did this happen? Does Chris Pratt know he's playing a psychopath? Why does Jennifer Lawrence's skin look like that? Has Morten Tyldum ever watched a movie set in space before? And so on, and so forth.Read More
Gavia and Morgan discuss X-Men: Apocalypse, the latest installment of the rebooted X-Men franchise. Topics include but are not limited to: makeovers, the new crop of teens, diversity (or lack thereof), villain issues, the most expendable family in recent blockbuster history, and a single tear.Read More