Once Upon a Time in Knowing Hollywood History

Just like any movie, there are endless reasons a moviegoer may have disliked Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Even the most lauded films have their detractors after all. There is no greater proof than the fact that there are peopleĀ  who believe Children of Men is a bad film (pray for them). On the…

Make Terminator and the Predator Horror Again

I’m so over Predator and Terminator movies. Of course, I’m also full of shit. I’m not going to pretend like I’m not there opening weekend for every new Terminator and Predator movie, but I have stopped expecting them to be any good. Fucking hell. Even the combination of Shane Black and Olivia Munn couldn’t make…

I’m Disturbed – The Trailer for ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’

‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’ would be a tremendous title for a movie about drifting, and I’m sure if you hadn’t seen the trailer/a movie poster/been familiar with the book, you’d think that it was. Unfortunately, it is not a movie about drifting. If you’re looking for a movie about drifting, you’re stuck…

TMNT: Out of the Shadows – Why It Sucked.

Some of these thoughts also apply to the 2014 TMNT. Also, spoilers ahead. I didn’t have high hopes for the 2014 TMNT, yet was still disgusted by it once I saw it. I had higher hopes for Out of the Shadows (OOTS) because it had Krang, Bebop and Rocksteady, and the Tartaruga Brothers truck. I…

Everything Wrong with Captain America: Civil War

Spoilers ahead. In the writer’s room: Writer 1: Let’s have a big moment. How about War Machine dies during the fight between the heroes? Writer 2: Great. That’ll be a huge moment. Let’s have him break his back instead. Writer 1: Definitely! Then we’ll immediately give him robot legs and fix him. Writer 2: Perfect….

Superheroes & Safe words – Other Articles This Week

Here are some articles I wrote on other sites this week! Let me know what you think! Opinion How to Make a Great Superhero Movie Humor I Think Our Safe Word is Too Long Twitter @joecabell0 facebook.com/joecabellowriter