The Thinking Man's Idiot

The unruly brain and bad habits of a writer, artist, and grilled cheese sandwich-enthusiast.

‘Birds of Prey’ is the ‘Deadpool 2’ Redux we Didn’t Need but Still Love

Margot Robbie gets a great second chance at playing Harley, though the plot may seem a bit familiar.

Wednesday, 5 February, 2020 · Leave a comment

Pure Incel Cinema: (2019 Movie Addendum)

The popularity of 2019’s two biggest film should NOT be something we celebrate.

Friday, 13 December, 2019 · 2 Comments

2019 Movie Catch-Up

In which Yours Truly tries to recount the few flicks he actually saw these past few months.

Thursday, 12 December, 2019 · 1 Comment

Happy if She were Nappy: Thoughts on the Greatest X-Man

When the MCU reboots the ‘X-Men’ film series, here’s the one change they NEED to make.

Friday, 14 June, 2019 · 4 Comments

Xmas Triple-Feature: ‘Into the Spider-Verse’, ‘Creed 2’, ‘BumbleBee’

2018’s holiday haul included a sweet Spidey spin-off, a great non-Rocky sequel, and a Bay-free bot-flick.

Saturday, 2 March, 2019 · 3 Comments

I saw ‘Black Panther’ last night and My Life is Better for it (My Non-Spoiler Review)

Black Panther isn’t “a hero who happens to be Black”. Rather, Black identity is central and crucial to the story of his fantastic first MCU solo film.

Wednesday, 14 February, 2018 · 3 Comments

I’m Lovin’ ‘Black Lightning’ for all the same reasons I Hated ‘Luke Cage’ (and I’m an MCU fan!)

The unapologetic Blackness of this superhero show makes it a must-watch.✊🏿

Thursday, 25 January, 2018 · 3 Comments

At last, a Good ‘Spider-Man’ Movie!!!

The MCU takes over for the wallcrawler’s big-screen adventures, resulting in the first Spidey film one would actually want to watch again.

Thursday, 29 June, 2017 · 5 Comments

Ever So ‘Sleight’-ly Better

Though it has its flaws, a great deal of imagination makes this the best “real” superhero film since M. Night Shyamalan’s UNBREAKABLE.

Wednesday, 3 May, 2017 · 1 Comment

Animéniac Double-Feature: ‘Your Name’ and ‘Ghost in the Shell’ (Live Action)

One is an animated masterpiece, the other an American bastardization.

Guess which one is which?

Friday, 14 April, 2017 · 2 Comments