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pop culture zeitgeist

Reshoots, Rewrites and Reboots of a Galaxy Far, Far Away…

With multiple directors’ chairs rotating (as well as different screenwriters checking out) within the cinematic Star Wars Universe, what, exactly, is going on with Lucasfilm?

Is The Gifted FOX’s Answer to ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.?

In geek film and television media, specifically live-action programs based on graphic novels or superhero comic books, if you prefer, we are living in a Platinum Age. With extraordinary special effects and A-list acting talent, not to mention great writing,… Continue Reading →

Even John Cena Can’t Save Daddy’s Home 2

Daddy’s Home 2 reunites Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg for more slapstick humor. This time around, Mel Gibson and John Lithgow join the cast playing their respective fathers. They all decide to join up and have one big Christmas so… Continue Reading →

Ragnarok Brings Thor a Lighthearted Adventure With Serious Repercussions

Per Matt Who knew the God of Thunder could actually smile, laugh and seemingly have a good time? Thor: Ragnarok proves it’s actually possible, creating a lighthearted adventure that will give Guardians of the Galaxy a run for its money as… Continue Reading →

Re-Watching “Mulder and Scully Meet the Were-Monster”

I didn’t go out trick or treating on Halloween night. I didn’t watch a horror movie marathon or attend any haunted houses… I re-watched the best episode of The X-Files event series from last year: “Mulder and Scully Meet the… Continue Reading →

Going the Distance: Details of the 2017 Nashville Zombie Walk

Per Matt With the recent announcements concerning the 2017 Nashville Zombie Walk, it was time to dig a little deeper to take a closer look at the “gory details” for the upcoming event.

Marvel Mutates Source Material Into a Gifted TV Series

When a television pilot introduces a new series with characters who are, “a couple of freaks, same as you,” I immediately perked up. The Gifted had my full attention. Maybe this wasn’t going to be the generic teeny bopper-outsiders soap opera… Continue Reading →

Scooby Apocalypse: All Bark, No Bite

I always wondered why Scooby and the gang never took any guns to stop the monsters that plagued their adventures and now I see why.

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 →

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 →

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