Brad Gullickson

Brad Gullickson is a Weekly Columnist for Film School Rejects and Senior Curator for One Perfect Shot. When not rambling about movies here, he's rambling about comics as the co-host of Comic Book Couples Counseling. Hunt him down on Twitter: @MouthDork. (He/Him)
New Filmmakers

The 15 Most Interesting New Filmmakers We Met in 2021

By Brad Gullickson 

In a mystifying year, we found hope in these fifteen filmmakers. Their art has our backs.

The Book Of Boba Fett Chapter

‘The Book of Boba Fett’ Serves Us Three Weird ‘Star Wars’ Deep Cuts

By Brad Gullickson 

Chapter 2 dishes three canon delights worth celebrating. Two come out of nowhere, while the third suggests the dawn of an old crimson empire.

Peacemaker Review

John Cena Brings an Irresistible Theater Kid Energy to ‘Peacemaker’

By Brad Gullickson 

James Gunn’s latest superhero foray places a deplorable human being at its center and asks us to care. The request is large but worthy.

The Book Of Boba Fett Chapter

‘The Book of Boba Fett’ Could Fix a Plot Thread from ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

By Brad Gullickson 

Boba Fett makes a play for Jabba’s throne and possibly stirs the attention of the galaxy’s nastiest criminal empire.

Warren Ellis La PanthÈre Des Neiges

Warren Ellis Only Needs 30 Seconds of Footage to Score Your Whole Movie

By Brad Gullickson 

We chat with the composer about his latest project, ‘The Velvet Queen,’ and about how he and Nick Cave jam-session their scores into reality.

Best Animated Movies

The 15 Best Animated Movies of 2021

By Brad Gullickson 

We rank the best animated movies of 2021, celebrating the usual suspects as well as some unsung gems. From Pixar to Neon, it was a wild one.

Hawkeye Episode

6 Questions Left Unanswered by ‘Hawkeye’

By Brad Gullickson 

The ‘Hawkeye’ finale pretty much goes where we thought it would, but it leaves several questions dangling over the franchise. We need answers.

Best Comic Books

The 15 Best Comic Books of 2021

By Brad Gullickson 

We’ve entered a new golden age of comic books, where Dracula, Ed Gein, and a land shark named Jeff compete with the very best superhero stories.

David Newman West Side Story

How David Newman Protected Leonard Bernstein with ‘West Side Story’

By Brad Gullickson 

We chat with the composer about his role in the remake and why he was hired to stand guard over Leonard Bernstein’s music.