Superhero battles are notoriously bad news for urban infrastructure. It’s a populist genre that developed in the decade-and-a-half after a collapsing building became the primary imprinted image in the American subconscious, so on one hand this sort of city-scale destruction can be expected. But as the scope of the stories being told expands exponentially to match the special effects being used to tell them, the presumed body count has grown just as rapidly as the production budgets.
The sci-fi genre prides itself on being a tool for social commentary. Gareth Edwards' The Creator is no different as it tackles the controversial topic of AI and its relationship with humanity.
That a filmmaker gets the kind of free pass that James Wan does for MALIGNANT Nowadays we almost only know streaming services like Netflix. Nevertheless, the giallo homage from the “Conjuring” and “Saw” creator has now made it to the cinema under the Warner flag. And we should be grateful for that – despite small …
Pros: Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Mackie and Nicholas Hoult, who came together in one film not about the Marvel adaptations; shooting style; pace and plot development; work of a costume designer Cons: the script as a whole greatly idealizes the characters and the story itself The Banker Drama genre Directed by George […]