A Ghost Story isn’t great it’s just slow

A Ghost Story is the kind of intellectual garbage a friend takes you to and insists it’s capital I Important.

Rooney Mara, a dark haired white woman, stands looking out to the right, as seen through a window. This is a shot from the film Ghost Story.

War for the Planet of the Apes is a Joyless Pile of References

A small blonde girl runs with a flashlight down a long tunnel, opposite a wall that reads “This Way Out of Hell” til she reaches a fork, where “Ape-Ocalypse Now” is spray painted in thick white block letters.

Woody Harrelson standing among a series of apes and soldiers. This is a still from Planet of the Apes.

The Book of Henry is Not So Bad It’s Good

The Book of Henry is a baffling movie. It’s bizarrely bad, but there’s been some issues with coverage where people are implying that it has transcended to being a good-bad movie.

Jaeden Lieberher wearing a pair of steampunky goggles, a flight helmet and with a plunger over his shoulder. This is a still from the movie Book of Henry.

The Mummy is a Garbage Movie

The thirstiest of women doesn’t come out of a 5000 year dry spell and jump the actual first man she sees.

Sitting in a military aircraft, Tom cruise looks real solemn. This is a still from the film The Mummy

Last Weeks Comics 6/14/2017

Magnus #1 (Dynamite—Writer: Kyle Higgins; Artist: Jorge Fornes) Magnus #1 is a comic book that I went into with low expectations that were rapidly erased by halfway through the issue. This is smart science fiction that introduces us to the re imagined world of a comic series that once featured a guy in a chainmail miniskirt karate chopping through armies of automatons and retro wacky-looking robots. This series has elements of that, but only time will tell if our Dr. Magnus will go all Old Boy on a bunch of rebelling bots. For now, it seems like she just wants

A black haired woman in a skin tight red and black colorblocked body suit, hair artfully disheveled in a high bun holding a cyborg head, wires falling from its grey skull. It has a feel of any performance of Hamlet where the actor goes "alas poor York I knew him well." This is the cover for Magnus #1.

Neon Maniacs is the Dreamiest of Slashers

Despite all of this it’s criminally underdeveloped and frankly, a must see. So few 80’s slashers manage to be any good, and this one somehow stumbles into genius simply by being unfinished.

A "teenage" boy and girl lie on each other, as if caught mid make out. This is a still from the film Neon Maniacs.