**The following includes SPOILERS for season 3 of Netflix’s “Kingdom”** Alvey, Jay, and Nate Kulina are seated at the table right off the main lane of a small yet cozy … Continue reading Imagining the opening sequence for Season 4 of Byron Balasco’s ‘Kingdom’
A film can aim to be challenging, daring, action-packed, and mean something-but that doesn’t mean you will like it when the credits roll. Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” tries to be something … Continue reading The Frank O. Pinion Entertainment Segment, Episode #77: Is the confusing yet intriguing ‘Tenet’ worth your time?
I awoke on the 4th floor of Hatch Hall at the University of Columbia, Missouri on 9-11-01. Before I could buy my way completely out of my last dream, a … Continue reading Where I was on 9/11: Mizzou, Hatch Hall, and a new fear
Every film critic or fan knows the feeling. The eyes are getting heavy, the energy drinks won’t work, and the movie just keeps on playing. Other people in the theater … Continue reading ‘Tesla’ Review: What happens when you fall asleep during a movie
Christopher Nolan takes big swings at the cinema. I’ve always appreciated the fact that this filmmaker doesn’t waste our time with retreads, repeats, or films that absolutely don’t matter. He’s … Continue reading ‘Tenet’ carries bold aspirations, but fails to achieve greatness
Sometimes, the work should be left on the page. It can be a comic book spin that created a new world of characters outside the beloved ones, translating the magic … Continue reading The Frank O. Pinion Entertainment Segment Episode #76: Charles Dickens film tales, ‘Cobra Kai’, and bad X-Men spin-offs
On July 21, a kid named Gauge rang a bell. It wasn’t just any bell. The now-seven-year-old didn’t get a big, new loud addition for his bike, or have a … Continue reading Why you should be inspired by a kid named Gauge taking down cancer