Tag historical fiction

Ghosts’ Bed and Breakfast Meets Maximum Capacity

A house doesn’t have to be haunted in order for lingering spirits to be attached to the property. I believe in guardian angels, as well as mischievous souls stuck in Purgatory. Growing up in a very old farmhouse (which is… Continue Reading →

EPIX Gives Billy the Kid a Sympathetic, Vengeful Backstory

Per Matt The wild, wild West has always fascinated me. I’ve enjoyed all sorts of Western tales throughout the years, with True Grit and 3:10 to Yuma being a couple of favorites (along with their remakes), as well as Eastwood’s… Continue Reading →

Animated Summit of the Gods Translates Into a Peak Adventure

Per Matt Originally titled Le Sommet des Dieux, The Summit of the Gods is a French animated film adapted from the Jirô Taniguchi manga (which was, in turn, adapted from the Baku Yumemakura novel). There’s a whole lot of translation going… Continue Reading →

The Harder They Fall Aims to Revive the Western Genre

Per Matt Western movies tend to follow tried-but-true tropes. I’ve enjoyed watching them throughout the years, but their storylines are often predictable. The good guys are often officers upholding the law, chasing down criminals or even Native Americans. Dances with… Continue Reading →

City of Angels Brings Folklore, Conspiracies and Cults to Penny Dreadful

Per Matt As soon as a prophecy declares that “a time will come when race will devour race, when brother will kill brother, until not a soul is left” in the Penny Dreadful season premiere, “Santa Muerte,” I knew I… Continue Reading →

AMC Must Renew The Terror for a Third Season!

Supernatural horror gets historic in The Terror: Infamy.

Project Blue Book Divides Sci-Fi Fans

Searching for the truth continues in Season 2 of Project Blue Book as the government battles “conspiracy theories” concerning unexplained events, fear of the unknown and unusual phenomena (including aliens and flying saucers), all the while silencing the public unrest… Continue Reading →

Tarantino Gets Nostalgic With Hollywood in Once Upon a Time

Per Matt Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood is a good — not great — movie. It isn’t Quentin Tarantino’s best film, but it’s still pretty good. There’s a reason so many actors continuously fight to work with QT,… Continue Reading →

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 Terror is More Than Just an Infamous Ghost Story

Fans of Marvel Comics might find something familiar in Season 2 of AMC’s horror anthology series, The Terror.

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