Category: Film reviews

Film Review: Black Widow

It is a shame that the Black Widow film is unworthy of its heroine. The makers of the film, director Cate Shortland and writer Eric Pearson, seem determined to evade as many problems as possible when telling this story.  Why do Natasha Romanov, aka Black Widow, played by Scarlett Johansson and her one-time sister Yelena Belova, played by Florence Pugh, fight when they meet for the … Read More Film Review: Black Widow

Film Review: The Hitch-Hiker

Anyone who wants to write, or to see, a first-rate thriller should watch The Hitch-Hiker. The film was written and directed by Ida Lupino, and is in the public domain, so you may watch it for free on YouTube. I’ve embedded the video below for you to watch if you wish. Like any thriller, the film doesn’t dive all that deep into the heart of … Read More Film Review: The Hitch-Hiker

Avengers Endgame: A Saga Both Infinite and Eternal

“I used to have nothing. And then I got this. This job. This family. And I was better because of it. And even though they’re gone… I’m still trying to be better.” Scarlett Johansson, playing Black Widow, in Avengers Endgame, possibly the film’s most powerful line. (I know that it has been awhile since Avengers Endgame was released, but I am particularly proud of … Read More Avengers Endgame: A Saga Both Infinite and Eternal