Wonder Woman 1984 is the latest and final blockbuster of 2020 to bail on movie theaters and drop directly on streaming. We start by discussing the ramifications of such a big blockbuster going to streaming, and how Tenet might have killed movie theaters. Then, we dive into season four of The Crown, which is reinvigorated by the arrival of Princess Diana, and we debate the efficacy of Gillian Anderson’s performance as Margaret Thatcher. Join us!
So some of you came out of the woodwork and yelled at me for spoiling The Ides of March in my review. My attitude toward spoilers is this: 1) no, I don’t care about them, 2) most of my reviews post after the movie comes out—you have 72 hours to see a movie unspoiled and then come Monday, we’re talking about it, and 3) my goal with these reviews is to help you decide how to spend your money at the movies. Entertainment is expensive—it costs a lot to go to movies, to maintain premium cable packages, VOD and streaming/rental services. I’m trying to provide enough information to help you spend your money wisely. Of course I’m going to tell you if a movie is good or bad, but mainly I want to write reviews and previews that help you not waste your money. If I get a little spoilery, it’s in the interest of letting you know what to expect when you go to the movies. Also, I read a couple advanced reviews of Ides that referenced the suicide so I didn’t realize it was going to be a big deal. Continue reading “CIFF 2011: Tyrannosaur”