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Far From Home Takes Spider-Man on an Emotional Journey

Per Matt When do superheroes actually get to take time out of their busy lives in order to decompress and leave the crimefighting to others, if only for a little while? Peter Parker attempts to take a vacation, live his… Continue Reading →

Ma Gets Creepy, But Offers Little Horror

Per Matt Fans of the horror genre have been patient. There have been movies released throughout the year featuring the action, comedy, Gothic, invasion, psychological, science-fiction, slasher and survival subgenres that have boasted a big box office, but during the… Continue Reading →

Booksmart is This Generations’ “Coming of Age” Film

Coming of age films are a mainstay in Hollywood. Every single generation has their own take on it. Back in the ’90s, when I was a high-school kid, the movie was either Clueless, Dazed and Confused, She’s All That or American… Continue Reading →

School’s a Killer in Deadly Class

High-school drama with the added stakes of being surrounded by trained killers, Deadly Class is a faithful adaptation of the comic book and makes for good television.

Heathers is Back and Forcing the Status Quo to “Lick it Up”

There is a decent chance the audience watching the new Heathers TV show on the Paramount Network has never seen the original black comedy. This makes it equally possible that they will absolutely not understand the point of Heathers and… Continue Reading →

Riverdale Makes a Big Splash for CW

The names Archie and Jughead typically symbolize a small-town Americana that is eternally set in the 1950s, but in CW’s sleeper hit, Riverdale, Archie and the gang are reimagined as a present-day masterpiece. As much as I didn’t want to love… Continue Reading →

My Friend Dahmer: A Character Study in Sociopathy

I was thrilled when I found out that the graphic novel, My Friend Dahmer, was going to be made into a film. I’m slightly obsessed with serial killers. In fact, as an actress, I’ve even played a serial killer no less than… Continue Reading →

Wish Upon Gets PG-13 Horror All Wrong

Oh, wow. I just don’t know where to start. First of all, I try to be very fair when I review movies. If a film is being marketed to young pre-teens, I try and remember that as I am watching…. Continue Reading →

Homecoming Is King

You’re going to read a lot of reviews praising the near-perfection of Spider-Man: Homecoming. It is phenomenal, fun, inspiring, and just what we needed at this stage of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s progression. It is the best Spider-Man film so… Continue Reading →

The Americans Penultimate Season Recapped

With former FBI Director James Comey testifying last Tuesday about possible Russian involvement in the 2016 U.S. election, it may seem as though the Cold War had never ended. The conflict between the USSR and the United States and other… Continue Reading →

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