You Are Wrong About the Final Act of “Wonder Woman”
2017

You Are Wrong About the Final Act of “Wonder Woman”

Wonder Woman brought the world together in near-universal celebration, as the best superheroes and mythic figures do. Screening controversies and political appropriation notwithstanding, Wonder Woman is…

The Racial Lies of “Get Out”
2017

The Racial Lies of “Get Out”

Jordan Peele’s Get Out is proof that we do not know how to appraise movies. We know only how to uncritically hype and celebrate the…

Nick’s Top 10 Supporting Performances of 2017
Opinion

Nick’s Top 10 Supporting Performances of 2017

I originally was going to write a piece about my favorite movies of the year, but it ended up just turning into a simple list…

“The Last Jedi” is a Classic only in Theory
2017

“The Last Jedi” is a Classic only in Theory

Star Wars has been betrayed and destroyed by its fans. I’m not just talking about the backlash The Last Jedi (which I reviewed here) got….

Spider-Man and the Human Struggle: The Emotional Brilliance of Sam Raimi’s Trilogy
Opinion

Spider-Man and the Human Struggle: The Emotional Brilliance of Sam Raimi’s Trilogy

Spider-Man is a duality. You’d think an awkward, gangly wallflower of a science geek acquiring bullet-time reflexes, herculean strength, acrobatic agility, and a sixth sense…

How “The Godfather Saga” Ruined the Corleone Story
1977

How “The Godfather Saga” Ruined the Corleone Story

Chronology is overrated. The Godfather Saga is an official TV special produced by Francis Ford Coppola and edited by Barry Malkin. It smashes together scenes…

“Game of Thrones” Season 7 Did Not Jump the Shark
2017

“Game of Thrones” Season 7 Did Not Jump the Shark

It jumped the shark years ago and became a Flea Bottom dweller’s Tolkien/Meyer. That’s why Season 7 exists as it is. A lot of internet…

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…

Nick’s 10 Favorite Films of 2016
Opinion

Nick’s 10 Favorite Films of 2016

I figured it was about time I started writing again. On January 1, The Cinematic Katzenjammer marked its fifth anniversary. Five long years had passed…

“Rogue One” Is Not Canon
2016

“Rogue One” Is Not Canon

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story contradicts the established facts of Star Wars. Merits of the film aside, it is, for that reason, an illegitimate…