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The Tick’s Strength of Characters

More superhero shows should be as enjoyable as The Tick. It’s light and funny, without being too goofy. It has some great fights and action scenes, which are always important to a superhero show. Its narrative is tight and compelling,… Continue Reading →

Get Shorty Proves That Completing a Movie is Murder

Starting a feature film’s production, let alone completing one in Los Angeles is murder, as Miles Daly quickly finds out in the EPIX original series, Get Shorty.

Ready Player One? Ready for Nostalgia!

Per Matt When a friend asked me the premise for Ready Player One, I sarcastically replied with the following two sentences: Have you ever heard of Steven Spielberg? And have you ever played a video game before?

Hunting a Monster in The Alienist

There’s a monster on the loose in 1896 New York City, but it’s human nature that’s the most frightening aspect of the limited series, The Alienist.

A Christmas Story Live! Offers a Different Take of the Holiday Classic

A Christmas Story Live! is a major award for fans of the holiday classic who enjoy musicals.

It’s Time to Get Happy! on SyFy Channel

It’s hard not to fall immediately in love with Happy!, the SyFy channel’s adaptation of Grant Morrison’s gritty, dark comedy about a hitman trying to save lives in a godless metropolis with the help of his invisible sidekick. It’s actually… Continue Reading →

1922 is a Throwback to the Works of Poe

1922 is the latest Stephen King adaption this year. 2017 should really just be called the year of Stephen King. 1922 is a short story from the novel Full Dark, No Stars. It’s a tolerable story, one that I skimmed through… Continue Reading →

Preacher Does Some Soul Searching in Season 2

Jesse Custer’s journey, as a character on Preacher, has been an emotionally rocky road so far, but Season 2 of the AMC TV series has led him to New Orleans, where he seeks an audience with God, who has strangely… Continue Reading →

Gerald’s Game is the After-School Special of Horror Films

Sometime during the ’90s, I read Gerald’s Game. I never particularly liked the book, although it wasn’t terrible. It was just never one of Stephen King’s more horrifying novels. It reads much like a  really well done Lifetime movie, and… Continue Reading →

Stephen King + Glenn Mazzara = The Dark Tower TV Series

As Stephen King’s It remake brings an all-new terror of clowns to a new generation of horror fans, news has been trickling out about the upcoming TV series based on King’s The Dark Tower book series that is in the… Continue Reading →

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