Posts From Mark Pacis

Top Gun: Maverick Review – The Need for Speed Never Felt So Good

Each of us has a film that became a window into our cinematic childhood. Recently, Hollywood has been cashing in on “requels” based on beloved films. However, when a long-gestating

Uncharted – Blu-ray Review

 When I reviewed the film back in February, I said that Uncharted is. Upon my second viewing of the movie, my thoughts have relatively stayed the same. First of all,

Turning Red – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

When I reviewed Turning Red back in March, I said that the film was “a thoughtful movie about growing up that is also super funny and endearingly eccentric in the

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Review – Welcome to the Messy but Mesmerizing Multiversal Madness

With Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, director Sam Raimi makes his return to the superhero realm. Only this time, he gets to also play in the horror genre that

The Gang Leaves No Dinosaur Behind in New Jurassic World Dominion Trailer

The world was never the same again after the events of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. With dinosaurs on the loose now, humans and dinosaurs must learn to co-exist with each

CinemaCon 2022: First Extended Look at The Flash

Although The Flash is now coming out in 2023, CinemaCon 2022 was still an opportunity for Warner Bros to showcase some footage from Andy Muschietti’s Flash film. After all, this is the first solo

CinemaCon 2022: SHAZAM! Fury of the Gods Footage Revealed

During the Warner Bros. presentation at CinemaCon 2022, stars Zachary Levi, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer, and Dame Helen Mirren appeared on stage to talk about their new film, Shazam!

CinemaCon 2022: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Opening Footage Description

The Marvel Cinematic Universe multiverse was teased in Spider-Man: No Way Home when Spider-Man heroes and villains from other universes came to the world of Tom Holland’s Peter Parker. With

CinemaCon 2022 – Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse First 15 Minutes Revealed

Earth-65 (Gwen Stacy) Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse begins in Gwen Stacy’s universe on Earth-65. We get rough animation of Gwen Stacy (Hailee Steinfeld) sneaking inside her home. Her Dad, Captain

Moonfall – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

Moonfall is the latest in Emmerich’s brand of disaster films that include such classics as Independence Day, The Day After Tomorrow, and 2012. The apocalyptic premise of Moonfall involves the moon falling out of orbit, leading

Spider-Man: No Way Home – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

Spider-Man: No Way Home is 20 years of storytelling from different voices painted on an unimaginable canvas. As you probably guessed by now, No Way Home features a roster of old and new

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent Review – The Last (Meta) Action Hero

Nicolas Cage has been a bit of a forgotten actor as of late. Nowadays, he’s someone who’s mostly known for his “meme-ability” rather than his acting ability. However, Cage has

The Northman Review – Revenge is a Dish Best Served Viking Cold

Between Vikings: Valhalla and Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla, Vikings have become a popular subject in recent years. However, we haven’t seen Vikings realistically depicted on screen. That’s something that star Alexander Skargård and director

Death on the Nile – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

Nothing about Death of the Nile is particularly groundbreaking, but Kenneth Branagh and his team do an excellent job making the film look as lavish and stylish as Linnet Ridgeway. Much like

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 – Sonic + His Super Friends = Super Fun

It’s easy to tell when a studio is pushing hard on starting a franchise or if they’re truly giving the love that these beloved characters deserve. Thankfully, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is

Scream (2022) – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

When I reviewed the film back in January, I gave it a generally favorable review. Seeing it the second time around, my thoughts on the film has changed a bit.

Everything Everywhere All At Once Review – Brilliance in Chaos

Everything Everywhere All At Once is the sort of film that finds pure brilliance in epic chaos. As the movie seems like it throws every random thing one can think of

The Godfather Trilogy – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

The Godfather The Godfather remains one of the most outstanding pieces of American cinema ever made. It spawned many tributes like The Sopranos, and not to mention, has been parodied many, many times. The

Nightmare Alley – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

Guillermo del Toro has made a career off of monsters. From Hellboy to The Shape of Water, del Toro has showcased the beauty and horror of these creatures. This time, del Toro steps

Shooter (15th Anniversary) – Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

Although Antoine Fuqua directed one of my favorite films of all-time (Training Day), his career has been a roller coaster of good and bad movies. In 2007, his film Shooter teeters on