Ant-Man and the Wasp

Paul Rudd’s size changing superhero returns in an adventure that needs a partner in Peyton Reed’s Ant-Man and the Wasp. The first Ant-Man was a lot of fun and managed to subvert the common superhero blockbuster tropes to a certain degree in a really entertaining way. A big part of its success was the tongue…

Marvel Cinematic Universe Ranking Phase II

Since the last time I did this list there have been more films set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe so I saw fit to update that list ahead of the imminent release of the long awaited Avengers: Infinity War. I’ve altered some of the text on the entries that belonged to the previous list where…

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Hollywood delivers another long delayed sequel in the form of Jake Kasdan’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. The original Jumanji is a serviceable if unremarkable adventure romp elevated by the presence of the late great Robin Williams. It wasn’t something that particularly needed a sequel nor was anyone really crying out for one. There was…

The Fundamentals of Caring

Rob Burnett’s Netflix original movie The Fundamentals of Caring stars Paul Rudd as a man trying to get over a recent tragedy by taking on the job of caring for a young man afflicted with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Paul Rudd is as likable as ever as Ben. Rudd has always been good at juggling comedy…

Ant-Man

A common discussion among moviegoers is over when the mighty Marvel Studios will release that apparently inevitable misfire that will signal their downward spiral. Whether you subscribe to that belief or not, Peyton Reed’s Ant-Man is not that misfire. Ant-Man has had a difficult development. It’s been sitting on a shelf since before the first…