Christopher Sarda

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REVIEW: 'Iron Fist' Season 2
9 months ago
Iron Fist Season 2 is an improvement on Season 1, but that doesn't mean it's very good. The differences in tone between the seasons is welcome because it mixes things up and doesn't feel rehashed like...
Oscar Watch: 'Downsizing'
a year ago
Downsizing is a film where the script and the performances could never beat the concept. There is only about two hours of time to tell a story in a movie but Downsizing makes you want talk about the c...
Oscar Watch: 'Lady Bird' (2017)
2 years ago
I thought Lady Bird was going to be about old ladies. This is the purest review I can possibly write about a film because I went in with close to zero background on the film. I saw no previews, I didn...
Oscar Watch: 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri'
2 years ago
The essay contains many plot spoilers and should be read after watching Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. A single action sparks the events in the small town of Ebbing, Missouri. The actors i...
The Paywall Will Be the Death of Streaming As We Know It
2 years ago
Paywalls will kill your favorite streaming service. Everyone thinks that the streaming services are killing cable and that’s the whole story. They’re wrong. Streaming services are also killing themsel...
A Haunting Slice of Life by Jeff Lemire
2 years ago
In the back matter of the first issue of Royal City, Jeff Lemire says he fears people would call his new ongoing series a“slice of life” comic. He associates that phrase with being boring to retailers...