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Puppets and People Tell a Mean Story in The Happytime Murders

Per Matt Not quite a mop; not quite a Muppet, these ain’t your father’s puppets. The Happytime Murders features a world where puppets cohabitate with humans. It’s sort of similar to Who Framed Roger Rabbit, but less groundbreaking. And so… Continue Reading →

Jessica Jones Detects Major Issues in Season 2

If you really liked the first season of Jessica Jones, you’re probably going to be disappointed with the second season.

Fans of Blade Runner 2049 Will Enjoy the World of Altered Carbon

If you liked Blade Runner 2049 and want to spend some more time in a sci-fi/noir mystery set in the not-too-distant future, I would recommend Altered Carbon on Netflix. Also set in California, Altered Carbon takes place more than 350… Continue Reading →

Murder on the Orient Express: A Thanksgiving Treat

The latest adaptation of Agatha Christie’s novel is excellent. I went to see Murder on the Orient Express the other evening with my parents and we all enjoyed it. If you’re looking for a movie to see while you visit… Continue Reading →

The Snowman Melts With the Spotlight

Per Matt Not every storyteller can claim to be M. Night Shyamalan, but The Snowman tries to use every trick in the book to make you think it’s a thrilling movie that is similar in tone to those made by… Continue Reading →

Discovering Telltale’s New, Not-So-New Batman

This isn’t your ordinary Batman, unless you’re an avid reader of the earliest of Batman comics. Batman: The Telltale Series is based on Bob Kane and Bill Finger’s Batman. If you haven’t researched, allow me to save you some time…. Continue Reading →

Death Note: A Film Worth Writing About

Let me start out by saying I have never read the source material for Death Note. When I saw the trailer early this spring, I was immediately interested. I am in no way a fan of anime, so subtle changes… Continue Reading →

Mr. Mercedes is a Series That Hits Hard From the First Episode

In case you weren’t aware, Mr. Mercedes has been released this summer, in addition to the Stephen King adaptations of The Dark Tower, The Mist, and It will be released in September. Broadcast on the AT&T Audience network that is… Continue Reading →

Abattoir is a Film Noir, Crime Thriller and Horror Movie All in One

Abattoir is one of those movies that is hard to review. The plot is good, but moves a tad slow. The atmosphere and stylized film noir cinematography is mesmerizing, but won’t be something everyone will enjoy. The clothing and ’40s… Continue Reading →

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency Takes You On A Journey

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency is quirky, random and filled with dry humor. It feels like a Quentin Tarantino or Coen Brothers production, but with more charm. That seems to fit the description of Douglas Adams’ style. It is based… Continue Reading →

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