‘Deadpool 2’: The rare sequel of a classic that successfully raises the bar

When Deadpool debuted in 2016, it was a breath of fresh air for superhero movies, thanks in large part to its titular, fourth-wall-breaking character that allowed the film to follow convention while simultaneously sending it up. Though it was very much still a comic book action film, its humor and comedy were significant strengths that … Continue reading ‘Deadpool 2’: The rare sequel of a classic that successfully raises the bar

Review: Weezer – ‘Pacific Daydream’

Last month, when Weezer released "Beach Boys," the second track from their 11th studio album Pacific Daydream, I wrote a post that speculated how swaths of their longtime fans would react to the song, with its drastic, pop-leaning shift in sound. The last time bandleader Rivers Cuomo experimented this heavily with their supposed identity was … Continue reading Review: Weezer – ‘Pacific Daydream’