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Academy Award

Neil Gaiman Dreams Dangerously

Per Matt I have had a love affair with books for a long time, now. I remember checking out unusual novels in elementary school, but I guess it really amplified when I was a teenager. Certain topics and certain authors… Continue Reading →

Eddie Murphy is Dynamite as Dolemite!

Per Matt It has been a long time since I thought, “Eddie Murphy is dynamite in this big-screen role.” Correction. It’s been a VERY long time since I have last imagined that phrase. But here it is, in 2019, and… Continue Reading →

Horror Sweeps the Oscars!

As a fan of horror films, is it odd that I felt like a winner last night, too, as horror films cleaned up at the 2018 Oscars? Horror films are often overlooked when it comes to award shows and particularly… Continue Reading →

And the Award Goes to… Horror: The 2017 Rondo Awards!

I’ve spent three weeks — three freaking weeks — agonizing over how to write up an article about my picks for the best horror of 2017. With two films that would classically be considered as horror by the elite of… Continue Reading →

The Shape of Controversy: Guillermo del Toro and Claims of Plagiarism

The Shape of Water has been a huge hit in so many regards. A beautifully articulated and portrayed story of bizarre, forbidden romance wrapped in the trappings of a creature feature, it’s no surprise that the film has received so… Continue Reading →

And the Nominees Are… Scary

Horror hit Hollywood in a big way this week, as two scary movies made their way into the running for the Oscars. Get Out and The Shape of Water have been nominated for more than 13 awards, with both films… Continue Reading →

Terminator 2 Returning to Theaters… in 3-D!!!

Terminator 2: Judgement Day (T2) is arguably two improbable things: the best sequel of all time, and / or the best action movie of all time. Like Jurassic Park, another early ’90s masterpiece, T2 is a film that seems to transcend space… Continue Reading →

Geek Culture and the New Era of Oscars

In less than a week, the 89th Academy Awards will commence. For the everyday moviegoer, the Oscars have commemorated a selection of niche films until recently. Though, often, art-house movies come away with the top awards, relatively popular movies clean… Continue Reading →

James Bond and Wolverine in Deadpool 2?

It only took a tweeted photo from Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman to set the geek world’s hearts afire with the hope that Pierce Brosnan will be cast in Deadpool 2 as Cable. The tweet was captioned, “Wolvie. Bond. Wade.”… Continue Reading →

Quentin Tarantino and The Hateful Eight

Quentin Tarantino’s 8th film, The Hateful Eight, follows in the same genre as his last film. Moreover, this is the third film in a row that the Oscar-winning director has chosen to use a non-contemporary setting. It makes sense that… Continue Reading →

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