The reviews are pouring in for Aquaman, in theaters December 21, and unlike the early hot-takes I reported on last week, the praise is not universal. It's largely liked - certainly more than most recent DC Extended Universe offerings - but both The Guardian and IndieWire have similar complaints about the movie, likening it to a watered-down Thor retread. I'm still excited to see it, it's just that the negative reviews were bound to surface once the review embargo was lifted.Read More
I knew DC could pull itself out of its cinematic rut - and based on early reactions from screenings, James Wan's Aquaman - not long ago a punchline - is the movie that will give the DC Extended Universe a much-needed rebirth!
Also, critics are falling over themselves to praise the story, animation and voice acting in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The Guardian in particular is quite, let's say, colorful in their recommendation.Read More