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Black Adam Magnifies Dwayne Johnson’s Acting Strengths

Dwayne Johnson is one of the biggest stars in Hollywood today. I remember as a teenager watching him take on wrestling giants like Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Undertaker and Triple H. Now, he takes on critics, toxic fans and… Continue Reading →

American Werewolves Poses the Question: Do Werewolves Exist?

Werewolves have always fascinated me. When I was in my pre-teens, I remember finding a book at my school’s book fair called, Meet the Werewolf. This book explained the ins and outs of lycanthropy, the condition that turns humans into… Continue Reading →

The Northman is Brutal, But Anya is Brilliant!

Per Matt When you’re depicting an action-drama historical film that focuses on a medieval Scandinavian legend, which itself is the direct inspiration of Prince Hamlet’s character, you’ve got a great start. But when the movie in question is The Northman,… Continue Reading →

Vengeful Spirit Makes a Terrible Roommate in Room 203

Over the years I have found myself needing to share living expenses with another person. Back in 1996, I was lucky enough to actually get a friend of mine as a roommate in college. I have had some good roomies… Continue Reading →

Oak Island’s Season 9 Goes for the Gold!

2021 seems like it’ll be momentous for The Curse of Oak Island. There’s a whole lotta hope floating about the treasure hunters as Season 9 begins. Due to the global pandemic, their plans dramatically changed last year, which amounted to… Continue Reading →

Where Would You Go If You Were Hunting Atlantis?

Part Expedition Unknown, part Ancient Aliens, part Curse of Oak Island and all unsolved mystery, Hunting Atlantis is just the type of summertime escapism that’s welcome during these times of the Coronavirus, when traveling isn’t exactly a healthy exercise.

Terror Time Travels to Camp Nightwing in Fear Street Part Two

Per Matt A witch and a town curse… is there no end to the pain the inhabitants of Shadyside must endure? While many believe their days of suffering have nothing to do with tall tales and urban legends, their bad… Continue Reading →

Hercules and the Captive Women Pulls You Into a Sword-and-Sandals World

Per Matt Filmmakers need a lot of imagination to entice moviegoers to pony up their hard-earned money at movie theaters (and now, streaming services). Back in the 1950s, Italian sword-and-sandal films were all the rage. Originally released in 1961, Hercules… Continue Reading →

Raya and the Last Dragon is a Call for Unity in Trying Times

Comics and cartoons have always been used as reflections of the real world. Marvel Comics’ hero, Captain America, took on Nazis during the Golden Age. The plight of the X-Men is a parody of the struggles against oppression and discrimination…. Continue Reading →

William Shatner vs. Ancient Aliens: History’s Greatest Crossover

Per Matt William Shatner never met a conspiracy theory he didn’t like (at least while appearing on reality TV). So, when the pop-culture icon appeared on Ancient Aliens last week to debate the ancient astronaut theory, the two-hour long episode… Continue Reading →

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