2017’s It Isn’t Scary, It’s Frightening

It’s strangest quality as a film is that it’s a horror movie that is simply not very scary. While the line between scary and not is porous, subjective, and obtuse, it’s up to a movie to either define its terms or define itself in relation to existing ones.

Red lips in a white face with a ruffle behind, a red balloon partially consider the face. This is a still of Pennywise from It.

Last Week’s Comics 8/30/2017

Team Unwinnable shares their thoughts on this week’s James Bond: Moneypenny One Shot and last week’s Thor special, Generations: The Thunder.

Sonic Mania is the Apotheosis of Fanmakes

Its nostalgia that’s not been weaponized by corporate culture against those of us who do have rosy feelings about times since gone.

Sonic, his legs a circle of red below him, runs along a green rolling hill in a pixel art style. This is a screen from Sonic Mania.

Last Week’s Comics 8/16/2017

Team Unwinnable shares their thoughts on The Wicked + The Divine # 30 and James Bond: Kill Chain # 2.

The Dark Tower and the Razor’s Edge of Mediocrity

The Dark Tower does something few other films are able to accomplish, it’s a perfectly “alright” film. It sits comfortably on the razor’s edge of mediocrity,

Idris Elba in a long coat and a shoulder holster, walking with a young boy through a yellow brown field. This is a still from the movie the Dark Tower.

Last Week’s Comics 8/9/2017

Team Unwinnable shares their thoughts on Injection # 14, Sex Criminals # 20 and KISS # 10.