Superfly (2018) Movie Review

Real Talk By: CMack The Don

The original Superfly starring Ron ‘O Neal debuted in 1972, when most of mainstream film audiences weren’t exactly as familiar with the aesthetics and style of stone cold pimpin’ as they may or may not be today.  The movie was made on a low budget but still released by Warner Brothers pictures, and had the distinction of being one of the first widely released movies with a mostly non-white production and technical team behind it. The soundtrack by Curtis Mayfield has some truly classic 70’s hits, and the soundtrack went on to become more popular than the original film itself, earning close to the same amount of revenue the movie did at the box office. Continue reading “Superfly (2018) Movie Review”

Ant-Man and The Wasp Movie Review

Real Talk By: CMack The Don

Warning: Spoilers Are Below

The first Ant-Man was a surprise MCU-hit for me, considering I’ve never really thought of Ant-Man as a big deal (Jokes, son! Stay sharp now!) even as a massive Marvel fan. The other creepy-crawly based Marvel hero, one of the arachnid variety, definitely casts a bigger shadow in people’s minds and at the box office than Hank Pym and Scott Lang. It seemed like Marvel knew this and made a movie that acknowledged how frankly ridiculous of a character Ant-Man is, and how silly the premise is, in a family-friendly action/comedy with a great cast that combined elements of Honey I Shrunk the Kids and a heist movie, and squished it all into a superhero film. There’s few superhero movies like it, and because of its humble and self-aware approach, Ant-Man really gained a lot of credibility with me, as well as a hilarious cameo in Civil War. Continue reading “Ant-Man and The Wasp Movie Review”

Deadpool 2 Movie Review

Deadpool 2 Written Review

Real Talk By: CMack The Don

In an age where superhero movies and comic book-inspired films have become the biggest force in the box office, a lot of people are wondering when the superhero bubble will burst and when the day will come when people just aren’t interested in superhero or comic book-related content anymore. 20th Century Fox has done one of the smartest things they could do in making a committed and faithful adaptation of Deadpool: the Merc with a Mouth, originally created by Rob Liefeld. Continue reading “Deadpool 2 Movie Review”