“Dunkirk” (2017): Time as Anguish Incarnate (Review)
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“Dunkirk” (2017): Time as Anguish Incarnate (Review)

In war, no enemy is as fearsome as time. With Dunkirk, writer/director Christopher Nolan stresses this truism through an intense, enveloping, and rattling cinematic experience…

“War for the Planet of the Apes” (2017): Good Efforts in a Less than Great Film (Review)
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“War for the Planet of the Apes” (2017): Good Efforts in a Less than Great Film (Review)

When nature seems to predestine toward a fate, is there any room for nurture? War for the Planet of the Apes mounts an impressive Biblical…

“Spider-Man: Homecoming” (2017) Meta Marvel at its Worst (Review)
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“Spider-Man: Homecoming” (2017) Meta Marvel at its Worst (Review)

The Daily Bugle had a better narrative than this. Spider-Man: Homecoming is a bad movie. Squandering the fundamentals of storytelling and cowering from character emotion,…

Top 5 Presidential Action Movies
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Top 5 Presidential Action Movies

Action movies are one of the most popular genres of film in the industry, and none are more thrilling than a political, presidential action movie. Of…

“Breaking Bad” and the Tragedy of Skyler White
2017

“Breaking Bad” and the Tragedy of Skyler White

Skyler White did not deserve your hatred. The treatment and appraisal Skyler got from “fans” of Breaking Bad illustrates, perhaps even more-so than the lampooning…

“John Wick: Chapter 2” (2017): The Marksman’s Marker (Review)
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“John Wick: Chapter 2” (2017): The Marksman’s Marker (Review)

To what extent can the law’s ultimate body and voice be exempt from its own rules? We may have to wait for the next movie…

How Popular Was The 2016 Movie Jason Bourne?
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How Popular Was The 2016 Movie Jason Bourne?

Jason Bourne was a 2016 summer exception, a series revamp and live-action big budget film that really was out of the league of most other…

“Spartacus: Blood and Sand” (2010) (Episodes 1-3): The Bloody, Messy Beginning of a Legend (TV Review)
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“Spartacus: Blood and Sand” (2010) (Episodes 1-3): The Bloody, Messy Beginning of a Legend (TV Review)

Four years ago, I attended my very first early screening. It wasn’t a movie or a sneak peek at a trailer. It was for the…

Vivek’s 10 Favorite Films of 2016
2017

Vivek’s 10 Favorite Films of 2016

Happy Anniversary, CineKatz! It’s been an honor to have been with this site for four years now. I have been thrilled to renew and refine…

“Live By Night” (2016): Or Hanging Around at Night? (Review)
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“Live By Night” (2016): Or Hanging Around at Night? (Review)

Live By Night has all of the pieces to be something exceptional. It has a proven director and writer in Ben Affleck, a stellar cast,…