Don Cheadle

Movies (And Other Things) Review

That Shelf reviews Movies (And Other Things): A Collection of Questions Asked, Answered, Illustrated, the latest book from New York Times bestselling author, Shea Serrano.

Parental Guidance: Avengers: Endgame

The final chapter in the current phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the culmination of 21 prior movies. Avengers: Endgame has already smashed box office records worldwide and is poised to be THE biggest movie of the year, but should you take your kids to see it?

Parental Guidance MCU Rewatch: Iron Man 3

As a family, we pledged to embark upon an epic MCU rewatch before we see Avengers: Endgame – and answer the all-important question: should you watch these with your kids? Next up Iron Man 3!

Parental Guidance MCU Rewatch: Iron Man 2

As a family, we pledged to embark upon an epic MCU rewatch before we see Avengers: Endgame – and answer the all-important question: should you watch these with your kids? Up next: Iron Man 2!

Home Entertainment Review: Kingdom Come

Kingdom Come (Paiman Kalayeh, John Lyons Murphy, 2012) – I’ve been recently working on writing a piece about questions you should never ask at a Q&A following a screening at a film festival. One of those questions is “Was it a struggle to get this film made?” I say you shouldn’t ask that not because […]

Interview: Don Cheadle

Dork Shelf chats with Iron Man 3 actor Don Cheadle to talk about playing Tony Stark's best friend James "Rhodey" Rhodes, working with Shane Black and Robert Downey Jr., his own experiences with comics, and much more.

Iron Man 3 Review

Not only is Iron Man 3 an almost insurmountable high bar to clear for this summer movie season and the best Marvel film to date, it's also just an excellent all around movie. It's the antithesis of shallow blockbuster filmmaking that still delivers the goods and knows how to be a fun and enjoyably twisty ride thanks to Robert Downey Jr.'s continued excellence as Tony Stark and some fresh new energy courtesy of writer and director Shane Black.

Flight Review

Despite an excellent leading performance from Denzel Washington, Robert Zemeckis' Flight is an odd duck of a movie, lurching wildly between crowd pleasing Oscar bait and an intense and far better look at the nature of addiction.

Worldwide Short Film Fest Reviews

Short films are (almost) always amazing and inspiring. It is much more challeging to make a short film, as filmmakers have less time to develop a story and therefore must be as minimalist and economical as possible. Here is part one of my reviews of selected shorts from this year’s festival. Have you ever wondered […]