Bumblebee & Aquaman (Big Screen Double Feature)

In our cinematic age of uber-franchises dominating theatres across the globe, no two franchises have suffered as much ridicule and fan-rage as the Transformers movie series and the DC Comics Extended Universe (DCEU). The Transformers franchise – based on a 1980s cartoon that was blatantly an extended toy commercial – found its reputation ground into …

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Big Screen Double-Feature: Searching & The Little Stranger

It's time for me to confess something: For the last few months whenever I just need to zone out I've found myself lulled into the genteel murder mysteries of Midsomer Murders, of which every episode is currently on Netflix. After two dozen episodes (each about 100 minutes long) I've got the formula down pat: there …

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Big Screen Double Feature: Ocean’s 8 & Deadpool 2

As I was about to step out the door to go catch my first double feature since child #2 came along, my wife scoffed at my film choices since she has heard me mock both of the titles repeatedly for various reasons. She asked, "Are you so desperate to get your solo-movie fix that you're going …

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Family Movie Round-Up 2018: Paddington 2, Early Man, A Wrinkle In Time, Mary and the Witch’s Flower

The title of this post explains itself right? Let's dive in: PADDINGTON 2 (dir. Paul King) "If you're kind and polite, the world will turn out right." This is the motto that Paddington Brown lives by (taught to him by his Aunt Lucy of course) and it is also the ethos that drives this entire …

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