Shazam! (2019) – Blu-Ray Review

The DC Extended Universe (DCEU) has been a little shaky since its launch, but with Wonder Woman, Warner Brothers and DC Comics proved they could do it right, and tell an empowering story. Then there was the fumble that was Justice League. Aquaman showed that they could do a big budget, CGI-filled action set piece…

The Incredibles (2004) – Brad Bird

Thanks to DK Canada’s very enjoyable The Movie Book, I get to delve into some of my favorite Pixar films as the next big title recommended in the book is the exceptional Toy Story, the feature film that started it all! Having previously reviewed it for the blog I eagerly jumped into the What Else…

Captain Marvel (2019) – Blu-Ray Review

Marvel Studio’s first female led superhero movie comes home on blu-ray and DVD today. Delighting audiences worldwide, the film introduces us to Brie Larson as one of THE most powerful characters within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Set in the 90s, the film gives lots of nostalgic nods to the time period while giving fans a…

Swamp Thing (1982) – Wes Craven

Way back in 1982, one of the best years for genre films ever, the DC Extended Universe didn’t even exist, it wan’t even thought of, and a number of DC titles (as well as Marvel) were in development with other studios who thought that they would be able to make them . This leads us…

Avengers: Endgame (2019) – Anthony Russo and Joe Russo

***SPOILER FREE ZONE*** The super-sized issue twenty-two of the Marvel Cinematic Universe hits theaters Thursday, and superhero fans around the planet have no idea what to expect. So take a breath and enjoy that moment. No doubt by the end of opening weekend, tons of people will be spoiling the film for others (intentionally or…

Captain Marvel (2019) – Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck

It took a decade, but this week Marvel brings us their first female led superhero film. Giving us a quick respite before diving into Avengers: Endgame, Captain Marvel brings us a unique Marvel movie, and not just because it has a female as the lead. Captain Marvel is irreverent, playful, and puts a new spin…

Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018) – Peyton Reed

Opening this Friday is the next instalment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Ant-Man and The Wasp. While lacking the originality of the first film (and its desire to repeat the beats and moments that made the first one such a unique success), this one still succeeds and does so best when it focuses on the…

Ole Timey Radio Presents: Superman – Batman’s Great Mystery, Chapter 1

  Superman – Batman’s Great Mystery – Chapter 1 Original Broadcast: February 3, 1948 Starring: RAINBOW SUN FRANCKS (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0290478/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @RainbowFrancks) NATALIE LISINSKA (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm1990511/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @natalielisinska) LIZ WHITMERE (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm1176867/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @LizWhitmere) CHARLOTTE HEGELE (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm4226301/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @charlottehegele) For video version: youtu.be/JwCBcpvJTFM For extra content, become a Mind Reels Patron today! www.patreon.com/TheMindReels

Ole Timey Radio Presents: Superman – Meteor of Kryptonite, Chapter 2

  Superman – Meteor of Kryptonite – Chapter 2 Original Broadcast: September 25, 1945 Starring: PAT MASTROIANNI (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0003958/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @patmastroianni) JESSICA GRECO (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0337466/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @TheJessicaGreco) JEN POGUE (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm3243106/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @jenpogue) For video version: youtu.be/yh0wp8w3KPw For extra content, become a Mind Reels Patron today! www.patreon.com/TheMindReels  

Ole Timey Radio Presents: Flash Gordon – Episode One

    Flash Gordon: Episode 1 Original Broadcast: April 27, 1935 Starring: JESSICA GRECO (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0337466/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1 Twitter: @TheJessicaGreco) ZOE DE GRAND MAISON (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm5046516/?ref_=nv_sr_1) CHARLOTTE HEGELE (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm4226301/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @charlottehegele) For video version: youtu.be/WHKOlUUeIQ0 For extra content, become a Mind Reels Patron today! www.patreon.com/TheMindReels  

Ole Timey Radio Presents Superman: Meteor of Kryptonite, Chapter 1

  Superman: The Meteor Of Kryptonite, Chapter One Original Broadcast: September 24, 1945 Starring: RAINBOW SUN FRANCKS (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm0290478/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @RainbowFrancks) NATALIE KRILL (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm2087783/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @nkrilova) ELIZABETH WHITMERE (imdb: www.imdb.com/name/nm1176867/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Twitter: @LizWhitmere) For video version: youtu.be/kXhaCjmWmcU For extra content, become a Mind Reels Patron today! www.patreon.com/TheMindReels NOTE: This was the inaugural episode of The Mind Reels’ Ole Timey Radio plays!

The Incredibles 2 (2018) – Brad Bird

It’s been twenty-three years since Pixar became THE name in family entertainment, and it has been fourteen years since we last checked in with the Parr family, known collectively as The Incredibles. Brad Bird, the writer-director of the first film serves in the same capacity in this film. And while we may have waited fourteen…