Spider-Man is back in all of his web-swinging glory! As a sequel to the animation-pioneering 2018 movie, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse delivers on all the things that made the first movie great and more. There’s heart, creativity, and astounding animation. Maybe all superhero movies should be animated.
Well, the verdict is in from the USofA (as it already has been from the rest of the world) and Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Dune appears to work, even on skeptics like Jim who have been resistant to it’s Lynch-tainted charms for decades. But it is any wonder? When a movie looks this good and displays such an overwhelming amount of creativity, you just can’t help but enjoy it. Check out our spoiler-free thoughts on the movie and then, if you’re a club member, stick around for our full spoiler review.
It’s been 10 years since Drive hit theaters and boosted the vaporwave aesthetic into the mainstream with its art and soundtrack. There are several scenes and a definite “feel” to this movie that are unforgettable. You know the ones I’m talking about, but does it hold up in 2021 and is there enough substance to Drive to make it more than just style? Find out with us in this 10th anniversary podcast.
After Westworld season 3 ended, I expected we’d be done discussing what it means to be alive and artificial intelligence. And then we started talking about Devs. And now we’re covering this. Join us for about an hour as we discuss Alex Garland’s ambitious Turing test, Ex Machina.