Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) – Laika’s Got Eyes on February

Though the summer box office, as a whole, may generally be a season loaded with popcorn thrills, the month of August is a comparative wasteland in terms of quality and, sometimes, total grosses, which seems understandable. The titles that studios have put their faith in the most usually get placed right in the thick of…

Sausage Party (2016) – A Reputable Feast (Mostly)

No one needs to be told that we currently live in an era supposedly, according to some, dominated by the often derogatorily named social justice warriors and general PC culture; just take a look at Clint Eastwood’s recent comments about this “pussy” generation. Even if that’s the case, it seems it still takes a lot…

Suicide Squad (2016) – The Joke’s On You

It’s no secret that the DC Extended Universe has had a rough go of it trying to compete with Marvel, at least as far as the big screen is concerned. 2013’s Man of Steel, led by glorified music video director Zack Snyder, had a decent box office performance, but found itself in the middle with…