Author: Daniel W. Rasmus

Managing Editor at BestEntertainmentReviews.com and Founder and Principal Analyst at Serious Insights LLC.

Review: Shazam!

Shazam! (2019)

Review: Shazam! Gomer Pyle’s catchphrase was “Shazam!” with a drawl. With DC’s Shazam! many joined the erstwhile private in uttering that phrase as the studio of dour and dark turns up the lights. Shazam! delivers a relatively family-friendly, and definitively family-oriented film with this campy Zachary Levi outing. In contrast to the ultimate hard knock […]

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 6 Starts Off Strong

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 6 Starts Off Strong     It’s nice to have S.H.I.E.L.D. back on television and its also nice to have back S.H.I.E.L.D in the ancillary MCU world that is Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (AoS). Phil Coulson dies in the Avengers and Nick Fury bring him back with Project T.A.H.I.T.I. After […]

What We’re Watching: CuriosityStream

What We’re Watching: CuriosityStream I turn on public television, or one of the several science channels like Discovery or Science, and delight in documentaries about the world, its history, natural and human, and all manner of science and geekery. Unfortunately, even on-demand from Xfinity doesn’t make the wealth of knowledge available from various sources actually […]

Review: National Geographic’s Hostile Planet And An Interview with Executive Producer Guillermo Navarro

Review: National Geographic’s Hostile Planet And An Interview with Executive Producer Guillermo Navarro A clip form Hostile Planet: Deserts which premieres Monday, April 29, 9/8c A moment from National Geographic’s Hostile Planet: Oceans: A mound of sand. A nose, eye. First from the predator’s point of view, sensing movement. A trickle of sand. The head emerges. […]

Review: Avengers: Endgame. Short and spoiler free

Review: Avengers: Endgame. Short and spoiler free Marvel Studios used Avengers: Endgame to wrap its love letter to fans of the 22 film cycle in a big bright bow. And as they clipped the wings of the nostalgia angels, they also released the franchise to take flight in the future. It was as though Captain […]

Review: Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 Ends And Trek Limps Toward The Future

‘Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2’– Ep#214 — Pictured (l-r): Samora Smallwood as Lt. Amin; Ethan Peck as Spock; Rebecca Romijn as Number One; Anson Mount as Captain Pike of the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. Photo Cr: Russ Martin/CBS ©2018 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Review: Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 Ends […]

Game of Thrones Not Dethroned: Enjoy It By Making Snow Dragons in Your High Pile Carpet

Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 1 After a long hiatus Game of Thrones (GOT) returned to HBO with exactly the right tone, and with pitch-perfect assembly. A show like Game of Thrones is a puzzle, and it requires exacting attention to detail. How characters re-encounter each other, what they say or don’t say, who […]

Review: Kate Beckinsale Confronts Her Conflict in Amazon’s The Widow

Kate Beckinsale expands her repertoire in Amazon’s The Widow, which appeared a few weeks ago on Amazon, and is now available in the UK on ITV. Many familiar faces join Beckinsale in The Widow.  Set in Africa, The Widow focuses on Beckinsale’s Georgia Wells, a seeming widow to a man lost to risky non-profit work […]

Review: Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse (DVD). Bring Home The Trippy.

You already know it, but Spider-man Into the Spider-verse may well be the best Spider-man movie ever. Don’t get me wrong, I loved Homecoming, but Homecoming features an MCU Spider-man. Into the Spider-verse delivers a full-on graphic effects nod to the books. In fact, Into the Spider-verse more than nods to the books, it wraps […]