Mike Charest

'Black Panther': Believe the Hype
4 hours ago
Marvel continues to test fans with another three-movie year on the way. Superhero fatigue wants to be a thing, but the movies are just too good to let it happen. The MCU has become more of a genre tha...
Oscars Countdown: 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri'
5 days ago
Every award season has an early favorite that, for no apparent reason, loses steam over time just so the Oscars can be competitive despite being the last in a slate of ceremonies. It’s as if people ju...
Oscars Countdown: 'Darkest Hour'
8 days ago
Darkest Hour may cover a considerably wider window than Dunkirk, but the two spend a surprising amount of time on the same page. It’s almost odd, given how they’re both nominated for Best Picture this...
Oscars Countdown: 'Phantom Thread'
9 days ago
Phantom Thread is one of those movies that makes over half its box office earnings from people doing their Oscars homework, myself included. Seeing this one was more of a requirement than anything els...
Oscars Countdown: 'The Shape of Water'
19 days ago
Sometimes, the logic is simple. If it looks, sounds, and smells like a Best Picture nominee, it probably is one. And The Shape of Water has Best Picture written all over it. It’s not one of the more p...