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War of the Worlds: An Epic, Low-Tech Disaster Story

Per Matt The aliens have arrived and they’re on a mission to wipe out the entire human race. While that synopsis may sound exactly like The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells, that’s only the beginning for the adapted… Continue Reading →

Andy Serkis Brings FX’s Christmas Carol to Life… After Death

What’s a holiday tradition without a good, old-fashioned ghost story? Charles Dickens’ classic gets revisited in the FX miniseries, A Christmas Carol, featuring the multi-hyphenate filmmaker, Andy Serkis. Holiday horror will never be the same.

1917 is Bloody, Beautiful and Bloody Violent

Per Matt I’m not exactly sure when I started to really enjoy watching war movies, but anything involving World War I has absolutely intrigued me for a long time. Maybe it’s the fact that my Great Granddaddy was a veteran… 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 people will like. On the other hand, you’ve got the fandom purists who expect… Continue Reading →

Pennyworth: A Fun, Yet Unfocused Batman Prequel

Epix’s new series, Pennyworth, tries to be too many things at once and like the title character, doesn’t quite know where fate is leading him.

Punk Wraps As Grunge Grows

Per Matt As a genre, punk lived fast and loud, much like the music itself. Evolving into a variety of subgenres, many of the musicians who spent their time in the punk spotlight eventually moved on to other projects, pairing… Continue Reading →

Conjuring The Nun

To explain the reason for The Nun to be made, you have to go back to the original Conjuring. That movie started similar to The Amityville Horror, telling us that it is based on real events. This supposedly makes us… Continue Reading →

Josh Gates Explores Lost History on Expedition Unknown

Urban legends, unsolved mysteries, ancient artifacts and missing evidence are all explored with archaeological glee in Expedition Unknown.

Goodbye Christopher Robin Introduces A.A. Milne to a New Audience

Per Matt Growing up, I loved watching the Muppets and reading Winnie the Pooh stories. Throughout the years, popularity has waned for both of these once-proud properties and Walt Disney eventually purchased the rights to Tigger and company, even though the… Continue Reading →

The Miss P Trilogy Checks Out With Library of Souls

It is true we live in a strange world, but the imagination of author Ransom Riggs is particularly peculiar. In Book Three of his first series of novels (nicknamed Miss P by his fans), he has created an astounding one where children with… Continue Reading →

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