Leo Viscomi

‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Review: A Gorgeous Return to Pandora

‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ is a huge gamble. One might think that the sequel to the most successful film of all time would have no trouble matching that success, but with a $400 million budget BEFORE marketing, and a…

Strange World Review: A Solid Yet Uninspired Disney Animated Romp

It’s certainly “strange” that Strange World’s marketing seems to be incredibly minimal; after all, it features a gay main character, which Disney would normally be trumpeting from the treetops. This lack of marketing concerned many. Was the studio really trying…

The Wonder Review: Florence Pugh dominates the screen in this slow-burn thriller | TIFF 2022

Florence Pugh is on a roll. She’s already a Marvel superhero and an Oscar-nominated actress, and has major parts in films directed by the likes of Denis Villeneuve and Christopher Nolan next year. However, she is often at her best…

EXCLUSIVE: Plot Details on A24 Film ‘Dream Scenario’ Starring Nicolas Cage

EXCLUSIVE: Plot details for A24’s new film ‘Dream Scenario’ have surfaced as the film continues production in Toronto. A filming notice has posted this summary of the movie: “Dream Scenario” follows the story of a schlubby professor whose life never…

The Woman King Review: Viola Davis brings her all in an almost-perfect action movie | TIFF 2022

“The Woman King” is not a typical TIFF premiere. That’s not to say that it doesn’t fit in, but pure action flicks usually don’t launch alongside films by Darren Aronofsky and Sarah Polley. That’s why it’s so surprising that this…

EXCLUSIVE: Nicolas Cage Wants to Star in a Musical | TIFF 2022

The Hollywood Handle was on the red carpet tonight for the world premiere of the film “Butcher’s Crossing” and had the opportunity to ask Nicolas Cage which genre he’d like to dip his toes in next. Here’s his response: Transcription:…

Marvel and Disney Plus Developing “Wonder Man” Series

Copyright Marvel Comics Looks like we won’t have to wait for D23 to get some more Marvel news! Destin Daniel Cretton (director of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings) and Andrew Guest (writer for Community and Brooklyn Nine…

Ms. Marvel Episode 2 Review: Crushed

By Leo Viscomi When this second episode to Disney Plus’ Ms. Marvel opened without The Weeknd’s Blinding Lights playing over the Marvel Studios intro, I was disappointed and a slight bit worried. Was the stylish opening episode of the series…