BABYLON Review – Indulgence, Talent, and Subtext

Damien Chazelle’s latest film has been called many things: grotesque, overlong, indulgent. But there’s a difference between an indulgent film and a film about indulgence. BABYLON, set in 1920s Hollywood, opens hard with graphic bodily functions, and though those burners never fully extinguish, it’s the hardest the film goes for some time. A deliberate message: […]

BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER Review from Ed’s Comic Book Reading Perspective

Some recall of the past Marvel Cinematic films is required to truly appreciate what BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER means. While I’m glad writer and director Ryan Coogler is back to ensure consistency with what this world represents, I’m sad Chadwick Boseman, the leading man who played the titular hero, passed away before production even began. I […]