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Snowpiercer Tackles Social Class with Science Fiction

Bong Joon Ho is no stranger to social structures. As the writer-director of the 2013 feature film, Snowpiercer, and last year’s Oscar-winning Best Picture, Parasite, the filmmaker knows how to make a point while using the science-fiction and horror genres… Continue Reading →

Color Out of Space is a Crazy Horror Film for These Crazy Times

Nicolas Cage has a career that has spanned as long as I can remember. Some of my favorites were Face/Off, Con Air and The Rock, mainly ’cause when I want an action flick, I do occasionally want a believable, non-roided-up… Continue Reading →

Treadstone Reawakens Cold War Fears

Members of the CIA are running an unsanctioned global operation — some would call it a criminal syndicate — and “America wants to win.” If that doesn’t sum up 10 episodes of Treadstone, which basically tells the origin story of… Continue Reading →

Jack Ryan Gets a Modern-Day Makeover

The Jack Ryan series on Amazon is a good, modern interpretation of the character from the Tom Clancy books. It’s not perfect, but it’s pretty good. As a fan of the Tom Clancy books and having watched all the Jack… Continue Reading →

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 →

Discovering Telltale’s New, Not-So-New Batman

This isn’t your ordinary Batman, unless you’re an avid reader of the earliest of Batman comics. Batman: The Telltale Series is based on Bob Kane and Bill Finger’s Batman. If you haven’t researched, allow me to save you some time…. Continue Reading →

The Monster Project Faux-Documentary Review

Welcome back to a new review here on #HauntLife, the blog by a haunter just looking to share the world of horror and pop culture. This week, I am reviewing the 2017 film The Monster Project by Director Victor Mathieu… Continue Reading →

The Hitman’s Bodyguard: An Action/Comedy Suprise

I walked into the screening of The Hitman’s Bodyguard with a lot of preconceptions and expectations on just how terrible I expected it to be. From every preview and commercial it looked exactly like another mindless, shoot ‘em up action/comedy and… Continue Reading →

I Turned Myself Into a Pickle! I’m Pickle Rick!

Why would anyone turn themselves into a pickle?

Guardians Episode 2 Is Not Much Better

This would be a super short review if I simply told you that Telltale Games managed to release a second episode of their Guardians of the Galaxy game, entitled “Under Pressure” without using the obvious song of the same name… Continue Reading →

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