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Claude Rains Brings Gravitas to Battle of the Worlds

Per Matt In 1961, a little-known low-budget sci-fi film from Italy (Il Pianeta Degli Uomini Spenti) was released as Battle of the Worlds in the United States. Claude Rains headlined a mostly English-speaking ensemble that faced an interplanetary threat to… Continue Reading →

Rumble is a Spectacularly Average Kid’s Movie

I am a fan of professional wrestling. There is very little that I do not love about sports entertainment. And why would I? It has violence, freaks of nature, pageantry and colorful characters that are over the top, but still… Continue Reading →

Behold the Terrors of The Brain from Planet Arous!

Per Matt In 1957, a black-and-white cinematic cult classic was released featuring a giant, floating, megalomaniacal, sex-crazed brain from outer space. Audiences may not have crowned the indie film a blockbuster back in the day, but 65 years later, The… Continue Reading →

Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story is a Love Letter to Louisiana

Per Matt Jazz music can be rock and roll, but it can also include rhythm and blues, funk, gospel and soul. Jazz is all of this and more. As a style, it is all encompassing. Originating within the United States,… Continue Reading →

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Checks All the Boxes

If you know me, you know that I have a taste for action movies and horror flicks. A few times in history these genres have overlapped with one another. Even fewer have been successful. Most of the time, horror-action films… Continue Reading →

Sonic 2 is What Happens When Sequels Fail

I have a love-hate relationship with movie sequels. Sometimes I get pleasantly surprised, and films follow the logical progression of their predecessors. This happened with sequels like The Empire Strikes Back, The Dark Knight and Terminator 2. These elite films… Continue Reading →

You Won’t Be Alone When You’re a Witch

Per Matt There is weird. There’s horror. Then there’s art-house horror. And finally, there’s You Won’t Be Alone. Distributed by Focus Features and currently enjoying a limited release in movie theaters, this movie definitely qualifies for each of previously listed… Continue Reading →

The French Dispatch is Wes Anderson’s Ode to Yesteryear

Per Matt Wes Anderson is a quirky filmmaker. That isn’t exactly breaking news. He’s built up quite a fan club throughout the years, including both cinema aficionados and actors among the ranks. His films have been described as eccentric character… Continue Reading →

Franchise Games: Welcome to the Blumhouse

Per Matt Welcome to the Blumhouse is a unique horror anthology series grouped as similarly themed feature films. Exclusively released on Amazon Prime Video, the first four movies (Piecing It All Together) revolved around “family and love as redemptive or… Continue Reading →

We Need to Do Something Should Have Done Something Different

The horror genre has many different subgenres to choose from. It’s like Baskin Robbins: You have every flavor a scary movie fan could love. From slashers to psychological horrors, there truly is something for everyone. Like a lot of blood… Continue Reading →

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