Category Archives: 7 Pieces Of

“Spider-Man: No Way Home”

“You know what’s cooler than magic? MATH!” [No. Sorry. – your math-stupid eds.] Story: Spider-Man is having a really bad time of things right now. First, he’s blamed for the “murder” of full-on nutter/con artist supreme Mysterio/Quentin Beck, who then … Continue reading

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“The Matrix Resurrections” – by a gal who’d forgotten the original trilogy ( #SpoilerFree )

#SpoilerFree review of #MatrixResurrections by a casual fan. #Matrix4 Continue reading

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“Eternals” an ambitious romp through world history

“Well, I’m sure that was a lot of fun for you.”‘It was.‘ (I really love the lived-as-friends-for-SO-LONG banter this crew has.) Story: Seven thousand years ago, a group of beings were sent to Earth by the Celestials to watch for … Continue reading

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“No Time to Die” is a sublime 00-swan song for Craig

“Everyone has their secrets. We just didn’t get to yours yet.” Story: James Bond has retired. And damn if he doesn’t have the most beautiful house in Jamaica. So when CIA poo-bah Felix Leiter comes calling, asking for help? It … Continue reading

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“Queenpins” struck out with me

“Okay, here goes nothin’.” Story: Two women who try their best and still can’t break even decide to take their high level couponing higher. Y’know by counterfeiting coupons. Naturally, they get busted…but it’s the journey to that destination, right? Genre … Continue reading

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“Candyman” (2021) – Peele hits it out of the park yet again

“Candyman is how we deal with the fact that these things happen… That they’re still happening.” Story: It’s been years – almost thirty – since Helen Lyle went to Cabrini-Green to research urban folklore. But the mythology of the Candyman … Continue reading

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“Free Guy” – Frenetic, Fun, and many other F-words

“Don’t have a good day, have a great day. I guess.” Story: Guy works at a bank, lives in a spotless apartment, and has an adorable goldfish. Life’s pretty damn perfect, no? Well, it seems that way, but he’s “just” … Continue reading

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“Summer of Soul” – essential viewing

“It the ultimate black barbecue. And then you start to hear music…” Story: 1969 was more than Woodstock and Altamont. In Harlem, there was a summer music series. It was filmed, but the footage was packed away. Musician Questlove took … Continue reading

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The Boss Baby: Family Business

“… if there’s one thing I’ve learned, you’re only a kid once.” Story: The wheel of time turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend…. Oh wait. Wrong series. But time has indeed passed for Boss Baby … Continue reading

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The Forever Purge – too real to enjoy?

“Does this translate, pendejo?” Story: Well’p after the possibility of a happy ending in Election Year, the usual gang of haters and ignoramuses decide that Those People Crossing The Borders require the Founding Fathers of America – and their yearly … Continue reading

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