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The Terminator Suffers a Dark Fate in My Guilty Pleasure

Per Matt Audiences responded after asking Will Cameron’s Return Terminate His Film Franchise? In terms of box-office results, the answer was as bleak as the filmmaker’s fate of humanity. Officially considered a flop after losing $130 million worldwide, this had… Continue Reading →

Netflix Adds Freaks: You’re One of Us To Its Superhero Lineup

It’s no secret that I love superhero films. I know most of the time I write about horror films, or hauntings, or newer releases to theaters. But deep down, I am a comic book geek at heart. From a very… Continue Reading →

Primal’s Visual Storytelling Racks Up Three Emmy Awards

Dialogue is overrated, right? When it comes to some filmmakers, they can’t have enough witty conversations, despite the depictions of their paper-thin characters. But when it comes to Genndy Tartakovsky’s skills, he can craft more emotion with practically no dialogue,… Continue Reading →

My Guilty Pleasure: Jigsaw

Per Matt The game is afoot in the most recent entry of the resurrected Saw franchise. Jigsaw details a murder mystery drenched in torture porn, sprinkled atop with some vigilante justice… and surprise, surprise, the Big Bad still lives and… Continue Reading →

Project Power Asks, “What’s Your Superpower?”

Wouldn’t it be cool to choose your own superpower? Would you choose invisibility, so you can shuffle around the world without notice (some of us already do, but that’s another story)? How about having the strength to lift tons of… Continue Reading →

My Guilty Pleasure: Hell or High Water

Per Matt Well deserved or not, the heist genre has received a lot of criticism throughout the years (most recently from Rick and Morty). Implementing the double cross can be tricky business, especially when the screenwriter’s attempts at maintaining reality… Continue Reading →

My Spy Proves That Dave Bautista Is No Arnold Schwarzenegger

Growing up, Arnold Schwarzenegger was the quintessential action movie star. Basically, if you wanted a strong, muscle-bound hero who just oozed charisma, Arnold was your man. Starting with Conan The Barbarian, I was hooked on him. I remember my mom… Continue Reading →

Of Mutating Zombie Viruses and Redcon-1 Storylines

Per Matt During these harrowing times of the COVID-19 pandemic, I turn to survival horror in order to somehow make it through the day. So, I was actually looking forward to finally watching Redcon-1, a British Zombie movie that was… Continue Reading →

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 →

How Did You Respond to Zombieland: Double Tap?

Per Matt Public perception proves that sequels suck… but what if one happens to follow a cult-classic horror comedy? I say bring it on!

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