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)
Star Wars Rogue One Five Years Later

Why Would Anyone Make a ‘Star Wars’ Movie?

By Brad Gullickson 

Five years after the release of ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,’ we look at the mad mindset it takes for a modern director to tackle George Lucas’ franchise.

Dan Laustsen Nightmare Alley

Cinematographer Dan Laustsen Explains the Murky Noir Aesthetic of ‘Nightmare Alley’

By Brad Gullickson 

Also: why his partnership with Guillermo del Toro is a match made in film noir hell.

Hawkeye Episode Explained

Meet the Grinch Who Stole Hawkeye’s Christmas (Not Mephisto)

By Brad Gullickson 

And this big guy doesn’t need the Multiverse as an excuse for his villainy. He’s been lurking in the shadows for a while.

Star Wars The Acolyte Amanda Stenberg

Amandla Stenberg Could Join the Dark Side in ‘Star Wars: The Acolyte’

By Brad Gullickson 

The new Disney+ series might be the first ‘Star Wars’ narrative to crack into the Dark Side with ‘The Hate U Give’ actor stepping onto the same path walked by Anakin Skywalker.

Hawkeye Episode 4 Explained

‘Hawkeye’ Exemplifies Why Superheroes Can Never Get Along

By Brad Gullickson 

This cliche goes all the way back to the beginning of the Marvel Universe, and it’s why their comics connect with us more than any other.

Simu Liu Qui Gon Jinn

Simu Liu Isn’t Wrong About Qui-Gon Jinn

By Brad Gullickson 

The ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ star sees the Jedi for what they are. – fools.

Hawkeye Episode Explained

Why A Cheek Pinch is the Most Exciting Action in ‘Hawkeye’

By Brad Gullickson 

Car chases, gunfire, and giant Pym-enhanced arrows are cool and all, but they got nothing on these villainous grabby fingers.

Castle Falls Dolph Lundgren

Dolph Lundgren Wants Action Without Superheroes

By Brad Gullickson 

We chat with the director about his movie ‘Castle Falls’ and why his fight scenes can’t afford spandex theatricality.

Star Wars Ahsoka Series

We Already Know a Lot About the Ahsoka Tano ‘Star Wars’ Series

By Brad Gullickson 

A recent interview with co-creator Dave Filoni explains how this new spin-off series has been percolating in his mind for a long time.