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The Definitive Summer 2017 Horror Movie List

It’s hot, you didn’t want to wear your pants anyway… right, so why not watch something that will scare your pants right off you? Here is my list of the top horror films coming out soon that should be on… Continue Reading →

The Problem of the Franchise

I remember seeing First Blood for the first time, as a kid. I remember thinking at the time that the movie was titled Rambo: First Blood. It wasn’t until much later in life that I realized Rambo’s name wasn’t in the title. Speaking… Continue Reading →

The Case for Horror Remakes

I’ve been utterly disgusted by the perpetual and baffling stagnation of the film industry. With a list of remakes and reboots announced, including iconic titles like Friday the 13th, Halloween and Child’s Play, just to name a few, cautious optimism is hard to… Continue Reading →

Beyond the Gates is Retro Fun

When I first heard about this film, I was beyond excited. The movie is about two brothers, whose father goes missing for seven months and they meet up to liquidate his old video store. My dad owned a video store,… Continue Reading →

Kong Remains King with Skull Island

If there’s one trope I love above all others in horror movies, it has to be the giant monster. From super-imposed shots of killer bugs and rabbits terrorizing cities to the Japanese cinema tradition of foam rubber Kaiju terrorizing Tokyo… 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.

It Shows Promise for a Faithful Adaptation

Last fall, a strange phenomena began occurring in the United States and other parts of the world. People reported seeing others dressed as evil clowns, lurking in unusual places. Incidents ranged from harmless scares to assault and robbery. The sightings… Continue Reading →

“Ghost” Shames Whitewash Whiners, Boasts Loyalty To Lore

Ghost in the Shell is good. You can sleep soundly now. And yes, assuming it makes money, it will be the first of what may be many. Oh, and that whitewashing flap? Stow it. In fact, the solution is so… Continue Reading →

Suck A Thick Zord, Haters of Saban’s Power Rangers

In our culture, littered with trolls trying to ruin everything before anyone even gets to see it, the film buzz of the week has been the notion that “Saban’s Power Rangers is not very good.” Having seen it, I can report that… Continue Reading →

Having Heart Can’t Save Saban’s Power Rangers

Saban’s Power Rangers is not a good movie. In fact, Saban’s Power Rangers is barely a Power Rangers movie. It is over-designed and over-produced, but that doesn’t stop it from being important.

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