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Columbia Pictures

Blade Runner 2049 Offers a Key to Future Box-Office Totals

Per Matt With replicants returning to movie theaters after a long hiatus, will this weekend’s box-office results mimic those of 1982? Or will October follow the lead of the largest U.S. September box office on record, with a familiar film… Continue Reading →

Blade Runner Returns to the Big Screen Not a Moment Too Soon

When a movie is adapted from a bestselling science-fiction author, is directed by a groundbreaking director, is hailed as a cult classic and the distributor releases seven different versions of the final cut, it’s a big deal when a sequel… Continue Reading →

Homecoming Is King

You’re going to read a lot of reviews praising the near-perfection of Spider-Man: Homecoming. It is phenomenal, fun, inspiring, and just what we needed at this stage of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s progression. It is the best Spider-Man film so… Continue Reading →

Stephen King’s Fantasy Western Brought to Life

Stephen King is known as the unrivaled master of horror. Of his fifty-six novels, most fall into this category. Within the first decade of his works, King wrote exclusively in the genres of horror, thriller and science fiction, often combining… Continue Reading →

Spider-Man: Homecoming — A Trailer With Roots

Peter Parker is back to his comic book roots with a modern-day feel in this summer’s Spider-Man: Homecoming. The latest trailer simplifies and adds more complexities to the life of the Marvel Comics mainstay.

Passengers Won’t Make Huge Landfall, Still Worth Seeing

Good science fiction poses a compelling ethical question, against a backdrop of advanced technology, within a context relatable to an audience of the storyteller’s choosing. Passengers does all of that, but the audience may not be chosen terribly well, and… Continue Reading →

Studying the Ghosts From Our Past

Halloween is the primary time of year when people actually enjoy getting spooked. Horror movies, haunted houses and things that go bump in the night get pushed to the backburner during all other times, but for some people, the studying of spirits… Continue Reading →

Ghost Rider Seeks Vengeance on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

A new time slot and a new addition to the superhero lineup of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. might just provide a spike in the ratings for Season 4.

Remaking a Remake with The Magnificent Seven

Per Matt Reimagining classic movies is nothing new in this day and age, but when, exactly, did remakes of remakes actually begin? Surely, back in 1954, Akira Kurosawa had no idea his film, Seven Samurai, would make a lasting pop-cultural influence… Continue Reading →

Don’t Breathe: A Reflection of Fear in Society

Looking back on any given movie of a certain time period is a good way to discover the values that society had held during that time. Moreover, horror movies, in particular, have displayed common allegories that give clues into the… Continue Reading →

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