The Thinking Man's Idiot

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

Thank you, Regina King: 2019 Year in Review

My belated look at 2019 puts 2020 into perspective.

Tuesday, 7 April, 2020 · Leave a comment

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

Quickies: ‘Logan’ and ‘Kong: Skull Island’

A dark comic book flick and a classic movie monster make for an entertaining day at the multiplex.

Monday, 10 April, 2017 · Leave a comment

People are ‘Strange’

The MCU goes semi-psychedelic in the nig-screen debut of the good doctor.

Sunday, 15 January, 2017 · Leave a comment

‘Bellus’ magazine Film Reviews

My published reviews for the eclectic San Francisco art magazine.

Monday, 25 April, 2016 · 3 Comments