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Minions: The Rise of Gru is the Family Movie 2022 Needs!

Minions. That simple word elicits two different responses in my brain. First, I think of an evil necromancer, commanding a legion of undead ghouls. These minions are disgustingly putrid, wretched creatures with open sores oozing God knows what. Their existence… Continue Reading →

From Porno to Pulp: A24’s X Enjoys Pleasure Before Pain

Per Matt What happens when an aspiring group of entrepreneurs films a pornographic movie on a rural Texas farm without revealing the finer details to the property’s owners? A24 Films’ latest release, X, exposes its true themes as it repositions… Continue Reading →

The Bad Guys Will Steal All of Your Emotions!

Cartoons are typically made for kids (not counting things like anime or The Family Guy). Kiddos flock to these films. They bring the impossible to “reality.” Want animals that talk and act like humans? Cartoons. Want some slapstick comedy that… Continue Reading →

2022 Brings New Rules and a New Location to BattleBots!

Per Matt Robot combat will look a little bit different in 2022. BattleBots’ Season 11 marks the 22nd year for the competition show that has appeared on a variety of TV networks. The fans are finally back (albeit masked) after… Continue Reading →

Getting Lost in the Woods With Shudder’s Hunted

Survival horror films are a “hit or miss” subgenre. In some cases, you get amazing films like Universal’s The Hunt. In others, you get what is widely known as one of the worst horror films ever, in 20th Century Fox’s… Continue Reading →

Sounding Off About Blumhouse’s The Invisible Man

Per Matt As a fan of the original Universal Monsters — which I absolutely adored in my younger years — I was tortured by the modern-day remake of The Mummy, which was horrendous in all the wrong ways. I hated… Continue Reading →

The Problem With Pennyworth

Per Matt Expanding a well-known character’s backstory is tricky business. On one hand, you’ve got network executives who simply ask for a fun, somewhat believable series that people will like. On the other hand, you’ve got the fandom purists who… Continue Reading →

Murder on the Orient Express: Everyone is a Suspect

As a lifelong fan of Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot, I’m looking forward to viewing the latest version of one of her greatest murder mysteries, Murder on the Orient Express. Everything about this adaptation looks amazing.

Inhumans: Comic Connections to the Latest Marvel TV Series

The Inhumans are coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe this fall, as part of a new eight-episode television series on ABC. The latest edition to the MCU had a complicated journey, as it made its way from the comic book… Continue Reading →

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