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sci-fi genre

Say It Ain’t So: It’s The Last Sharknado!

The Sharknado franchise uses unconventional storytelling techniques by combining weather catastrophe and monster movie genres to form a survival horror, sci-fi disaster movie that’s become one of the biggest TV movie franchises The Asylum has ever created and Syfy has… Continue Reading →

Diving Deep for a Horror Storyline

Leviathan. The Kraken. Moby Dick. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Jaws. Shark Week. Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters. Sharknado. The Shallows. 47 Meters Down. The Meg. And Aquaman will release later this year. Throughout the years, good stories that… Continue Reading →

Musings of Watching 48 Hours of The X-Files

Per Matt Mulder. Scully. Episodes from the Good Old Days, even better than you remember them. Somehow, by accident, I found 48 Hours of The X-Files¬†airing on BBC America and my mind started to wander to what could have been… Continue Reading →

The Meg is No Jaws

Where do I begin? Movies about large, killer animals are never good. In general, they are painfully derivative and borderline ridiculous. The one stand-out in this genre of films is the original Jaws. Trust me here, The Meg is no Jaws.

Good or Bad? Legion’s Second Season is Both!

What makes a good villain? What happens when the hero turns bad and the villain becomes good? These questions are posed at different times during Season 2 of Legion, but good vs. bad can also describe the show’s second season,… Continue Reading →

Tau is Nuevo Retro Summer Fluff

Tau is Netflix’s latest film to hit their virtual shelves. A sci-fi horror B-grade movie, Tau is best watched once you have hit that “I can’t find anything else to watch” place. Tau reminded me of VHS finds from my… Continue Reading →

Gearing Up for Halo, the TV Series

I still remember when Halo 2 came out. I was working at EB Games at the time and we had a midnight launch for the title. I had played Halo with many of my friends, at many of their houses…. Continue Reading →

Horror in My Blood

How old were you when you saw your first scary movie? I was about 5 years old. It was an old movie on one of those late-night scary movie sites. I was scared and suddenly in love with being scared…. Continue Reading →

Horror Comes to Hypericon

Hypericon is returning to Nashville this weekend for three days of cosplay, fandom and the best of local sci-fi and fantasy on display. There’s going to be a little something for everyone, including horror fans. Among the panels, pageants, discussions… Continue Reading →

The First Purge is Just Right for Horror Fans’ Independence Day Celebration

The Purge film series makes me love horror films — not that the films make any kind of real logical sense that I agree with or that they are even amazing horror films. Quite frankly, The Purge series is none… Continue Reading →

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