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Amazon’s Fallout Series is Utterly Irresistible

There’s something utterly irresistible about the Fallout video game series that keeps me hooked like a Nuka-Cola addict in the wasteland. It’s like stepping into a time machine that’s gone haywire, hurling me into a future that’s both bizarrely ’50s… Continue Reading →

The Awards Season Deserves The Holdovers!

Per Matt Alexander Payne is a filmmaker who just gets it. He seemingly understands every element of the industry (or at least he has the self-awareness to hire the very best employees to make up the difference). That’s high praise… Continue Reading →

Saltburn Challenges the Good vs. Evil Narrative

In the unpredictable realm of storytelling, there’s a peculiar allure to narratives where the antagonist emerges victorious — the “bad guy winning,” so to speak. While traditional storytelling often revolves around the triumph of good over evil, there exists a… Continue Reading →

Emma Stone is a Freaky Frankenstein in Poor Things

Per Matt You may have heard about Freaky Friday, the story featuring supernatural forces at work, where a child switches places with her mother (and vice versa), and each character must deal with life “inside” a different body that had… Continue Reading →

Special Ops: Lioness is Another Gem for Paramount+

This past weekend, I polled some of my friends to satisfy a question that came up when I was writing this review. The question was simple: When I say, “streaming service,” what are the first five platforms that come to… Continue Reading →

The Last of Us Brings the Post-Apocalyptic Game to Life

I’ll be the first to admit that The Last of Us was not a game I picked up on my PlayStation. It’s got nothing to do with the plot or themes. Lord knows I love myself a good post-apocalyptic adventure,… Continue Reading →

Broker Will Get You Sentimental About a Human-Trafficking Crime Family

Per Matt Thinking back, it’s been a while since I’ve watched a film that featured the exploits of a group of social outcasts who come together to form an unlikely and unconventional “family,” while paired with an infant. The original… Continue Reading →

The Al Yankovic Story is Just as Weird as Its Subject

Who doesn’t love some “Weird Al” Yankovic? As I write this, I start thinking that I will get some social-media anger from the haters. (It’s inevitable, as a vast pool of people just has nothing better to do in life.)… Continue Reading →

Top Gun: Maverick Hits the Afterburners and Never Looks Back

Back in 1986, the world was introduced to the elite school for the U.S. Navy’s best pilots. This school was called the Naval Fighter Weapons School. But the students, as well as the audience, knew it better as Top Gun…. Continue Reading →

From Brings a Killer Mystery to EPIX

Per Matt If you were trapped inside a small town with a location loop and hunted by creatures of the night, how would you react? EPIX presents these mysterious circumstances in the new horror drama, From.

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