Note: There will be a full discussion about the first six episodes of Iron Fist on Geek Girl Riot. Until then here are our initial thoughts.
In a movie built around twin cinematic icons—King Kong and Apocalypse Now!—Kong: Skull Island is an engaging, provocative entry into the “big monsters” movie franchise being developed by Warner Bros.
Fantastic Beasts introduces us to a darker version of the Wizarding World than we’re used to and we love it.
After a horrific car accident, brilliant (and boy, does he know it) neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) loses the use of his hands—and after Western medicine can’t help him mend his career-destroying injuries, he heads East, and learns the world actually doesn’t revolve around him.
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is a visual feast that tries too hard to make a statement while still being peculiarly colorblind.
Saying this film polarized people is like saying the Ghostbusters slime is just plain green…it’s a bit of an understatement.