Author: John DiLillo

Writer and student based in New York. Ask me about my Blu-Ray copy of The Book of Henry.

Movies Don’t Have to Define You

It's okay to let go.

Zack Snyder’s ‘The Fountainhead’ Has Been a Long Time Coming

The director's career has been paved with Ayn Rand's toxic ideology.

How ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Makes the Galaxy Smaller

The latest 'Star Wars' movie turns the iconic franchise into a pile of required reading.

Ron Howard’s ‘Willow’ Points to an Uncertain Future for the ‘Star Wars’ Franchise

The director's messily charming fantasy turns 30 this week, just in time for Howard's return…

How Marvel Broke Storytelling

It's not just a problem with the movies, but with the way we talk about…

Finding The Place of ‘Iron Man 3’ In The Marvel Cinematic Universe

Shane Black's much-derided masterpiece made the franchise what it is today

The Best Summer Movie Ever is ‘Star Wars’

Forty years later, and still nothing compares.

A Brief History of Cinematic Crossovers

The current influx of superhero team-ups didn't invent the character crossover.

The Best Modern Musicals Have Been Overlooked

'La La Land' and 'The Greatest Showman' aren't the only game in town.

The Tortured History of The ‘Star Wars’ Holiday Special

Almost 40 years after its premiere, the infamous television special has only grown more infamous.