Reviews from the Post-Geek Singularity
Every Imagination Connoisseur has an opinion – hey, that’s the “connoisseur” part, right? Fortunately for us, members of the Post-Geek Singularity are usually more than happy to share their thoughts on their favorite movies, TV series, actors, comics, artists, directors, books and music.
And we want to hear their stories – so we publish them here.
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Imagination Connoisseur, Ash Chauhan, makes a case for re-considering BATMAN FOREVER – often maligned by fans as “the other Schumacher film.” But is that fair? There’s more to this movie than the over-the-top performances of Tommy Lee Jones and Jim Carrey – and it may be worth a second look.
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It may not have taken the universe by storm when it was released, but Imagination Connoisseur, Jason Webster, explains why FLASH GORDON has continued to build a huge following of devoted fans – even 40 years following its release.
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In his review, Imagination Connoisseur, Jason Webster, says OVER YOUR DEAD BODY is a slow burn that leads to an memorable finish, making it a classic of the J-Horror genre.
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In his review, Imagination Connoisseur, Tom Jr Jackson, says the 1993 comedy, GRUMPY OLD MEN, is a senior moment worth savoring.
It’s not every day a TV show makes the transition from small screen to big screen. But if anyone could do it, BATMAN could – especially when it’s a smash hit comedy for ABC in the mid-60s. We review the movie and what it did to the comic book genre of films.
Jaw-dropping J-Horror from filmmaker Takashi Miike. The 1999 film, AUDITION, tears into traditional views of male-female relationships – with a vengence. Imagination Connoisseur Jason Webster reviews the film and offers some excellent insights for those not familiar with Asian cinema.
LOVE EXPOSURE is a glorious film about opposites, directed by Japanese filmmaker Sion Sono. Imagination Connoisseur Jason Webster provides a review worthy of the nearly 4-hour runtime of this film that he says is worth the investment of time to watch.
Bruce Willis stars as a tired cop in an impossible situation and all he’s got is his gun and courage. Sounds like a DIE HARD sequel, doesn’t it? Our reviewer Omar, thinks Willis’s 16 BLOCKS could be a “postlude” to the DIE HARD saga. Or just another fun thrill-ride.
A Disney animation classic from the early 60s, 101 DALMATIANS has a lot of things other Disney animated films of the period didn’t – Walt Disney’s disdain. Our reviewer Omar, disagrees with Uncle Walt and says 101 DALMATIANS is one of the best animated films ever produced by the studio.
JURASSIC PARK re-set the imagination of a generation of filmgoers with its lifelike, digital reproductions of prehistoric dinosaurs, taut action and suspense. Come with us now as we take a tour of the park with a fellow fan …
The Burnettwork’s Millennial film critic, Omar, had a hard time getting into the story behind MANK. It looked great and had terrific performances but where did things fall short?
The Burnettwork’s Millennial film critic, Omar, compares the 80s comedy TRADING PLACES (with Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy) to screwball comedies of the 30s and 40s.
In his review of THE REF, our film critic, Omar, breaks down how Denis Leary delivers the laughs in this underwatched holiday treat.
A 21st century version of a classic “whodunnit” story, THE UNDOING is grounded with strong performances and a plot featuring unexpected twists and turns which eventually lead to a strong “must watch” recommendation.
In his review, Omar, a fellow Imagination Connoisseur with a passion for vintage films, tells us he found a lot to like in Guy Ritchie’s revival of THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. Unfortunately, a clear plot was not one of them …
Our roving reviewer, Omar, thinks the strong performances, intriguing artistic design and music makes Sylvie’s Love worth watching.
Imagination Connoisseur Thomas Bartholdi tells us about a picturesque vacation spot known as Perfection, Nevada. It’s secluded, inexpensive and people are literally dying to go there. What could possibly go wrong …?
Ridley Scott’s SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME is, like all of his movies, a visual treat. But in his review, Omar provides a few other reasons why you should re-screen this late 80s noir film for yourself.
Imagination Connoisseur, Omar 94, has been busy over the holidays. He shares his first impressions on MIDNIGHT SKY, MAN, MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM and NOMADLAND with the Post-Geek SIngularity here.
Among Imagination Connoisseur, Jason Webster’s favorite films is the live-action version of Walt Disney Studios’ MULAN. Find out what Jason thinks worked and what could have been improved – even though he considers the film to be one of the highlights of 2020.
Imagination Connoisseur, Jason Webster highly found David Landon’s horror-comedy, FREAKY, to be one of the most enjoyable films of 2020.
Imagination Connoisseur, Jason Webster thinks ALIVE – a film about a beautiful young woman and a video game live streamer surviving a Zombie apocalypse is just too much fun not to recommend as one of 2020’s best films from South Korea.
Imagination Connoisseur, Jason Webster, offers this review of PAWN, a charming story full of humor and heartfelt performances – and one of Jason’s selections for the BEST of 2020.
Imagination Connoisseur, Jason Webster says director Kim Yong-Hoon’s neo-noir study of greed is both biting and witty, making BEASTS CLAWING AT STRAWS one of the best films Asian cinema has to offer from 2020.
Imagination Connoisseur, Jason Webster really loves the film FIRST LOVE, directed by Takashi Miike and considered to be one of the best Asian films of 2020.
Imagination Connoisseur, Jason Webster, calls YOUR EYES TELL one of Japans best movies from 2020. He says it’s a “must see” for more than one reason.
Imagination Connoisseur, Mark Churay, writes in with his impressions of the Jackie Chan/Arnold Schwarzenegger film, IRON MASK, which Mark says is so bad, you don’t want to miss it.
Imagination Connoisseur, Jason Webster highly recommends INNOCENCE, produced by Sony Pictures Entertainment Korea, as a “must watch” film when looking at the best 2020 has to offer.
Imagination Connoisseur, Omar, thought Chris Pine was the best part of WONDER WOMAN 1984 – even if his presence didn’t make a lot of sense.
Imagination Connoisseur, Omar, streamed new releases on Christmas Day and provides us with his take on PIXAR’s latest offering: SOUL starring Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey.
Imagination Connoisseur, Philip Alvarez, explains that after recieving a copy of the film from LET’S GET PHYSICAL MEDIA’S co-host, Dieter Bastian, he was surprised to find out that AFRICAN KUNG FU NAZIS was surprisingly enjoyable.
Imagination Connoisseur, Philip Alvarez, shares his experience of seeing Christopher Nolan’s TENET on the big screen (IMAX) and offers his insights as to what worked and what didn’t.
In his review of the original FLASH GORDON serial (from 1936), Imagination Connoisseur, Omar 94, relives the adventure of one of the silver screens earliest super heroes.
Omar 94 writes in with his review of THE QUEEN’S GAMBIT, a seven-episode drama currently streaming on Netflix, and gives it a big “thumbs up.”
Imagination Connoisseur, Philip Alvarez, sings the praises of Quentin Tarantino’s epic two-parter, KILL BILL: Vol 1 & 2 – which were featured on the 100th episode of WINE-ning ABOUT MOVIES. Strap on your favorite katana and get ready for an all-out celebration of this chop-saki goodness.
Blogger Ian Samuels has watched some episodes of Star Trek: Lower Decks and he’s decided that it’s fun and wacky … but it’s not Star Trek.
Imagination Connoisseur, Vesna Lukic, has a confession to make – she prefers Peter Jackson’s HOBBIT trilogy over the LORD OF THE RINGS series of films. But before the PGS devolves into its own version of the War of Five Armies, be sure to read Vesna’s critique of the Hobbit films.
Imagination Connoisseur, Eric Gant, shares his enthusiasm for the documentary about STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE, “What We Left Behind” with the Post-Geek Singularity.
How did the premier of STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS play for hard-core Trek fans? According to Imagination Connoisseur Eric Gant, it’s not “ideal” – but that may be the point.
Blogger Willow Yang writes an open letter to Robert Meyer Burnett asking why the first “World’s Finest” team-up on film can be such a frustrating movie experience.