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…

You Are Wrong about “Iron Man Three” (Opinion)
2016

You Are Wrong about “Iron Man Three” (Opinion)

Iron Man Three is the single most misunderstood and unfairly maligned (among core fans, anyway) movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here’s why they’re wrong….

Three Reasons Why Marvel Needs to Push the Envelope More
Opinion

Three Reasons Why Marvel Needs to Push the Envelope More

It is safe to say that regardless of what Marvel does these days, people will watch and pay attention. Even the smallest (no pun intended)…

A Lifelong Love of The World’s Finest, or Why I Don’t Like “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” (Opinion)
Opinion

A Lifelong Love of The World’s Finest, or Why I Don’t Like “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” (Opinion)

Spoilers for the few remaining details not already revealed in the trailer. For a more review focused take, read Vivek’s review. Lets get one thing…

Vivek’s 11 Favorite Films of 2015
Opinion

Vivek’s 11 Favorite Films of 2015

This was one polarizing year in cinema. I like the Top 11 format as a general matter, but it only works when there truly are…