Jonathan Banks

Film Review: Incredibles 2 (USA, 2018) brings more laughs than the original as the cast shines

June 12, 2018

It has been a very, very long 14 years, but the long-awaited sequel that many were asking for is finally here. Toy Story 4 Incredibles 2 has finally arrived! The first film was branded as the Fantastic Four film that people deserved and it catapulted the career of director Brad Bird to new heights, including live-action ventures like Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol and Tomorrowland.... Continue Reading

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Did Netflix just release their first Oscar winning feature film with Mudbound?

November 22, 2017

Over recent years, we have seen a wide range of films tackle racism across a number of genres, from 12 Years a Slave to The Birth of a Nation, I Am Not Your Negro to Get Out, among many others. While all gained some level of critical acclaim, the former two films came under criticism due to the severity of the violence, which took some of the audience out of the film.... Continue Reading

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TV Review: Better Call Saul Season 2, Episodes 8-10 Review (USA, 2016)

April 20, 2016

These final three episodes of Better Call Saul‘s second season feel like they leave the series at a fascinating crossroads. In spite of the bold proclamation that ended the first season, Jimmy McGill’s evolution into Saul Goodman isn’t anywhere near that clear-cut. This season has seen him start to become Saul – one choice at a time – but for now he’s still mostly Jimmy.... Continue Reading

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TV Review: Better Call Saul , Season 2, Episodes 2-4 (USA, 2016)

March 9, 2016

Better Call Saul is unique among the cable-drama landscape in that it doesn’t go for the big dramatic stakes. When it comes to Vince Gilligan‘s follow-up/prequel to Breaking Bad, the smaller and more personal the stakes, the better.... Continue Reading

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