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Forget the Terminator, M3GAN is the Her-minator!

Per Matt M3GAN is something like a Teddy Ruxpin-Skynet mashup, where the intended toy is meant to be the child’s protector, but it exceeds its original programming as it learns to become self-aware (with some assistance to its always-open internet… Continue Reading →

Good Night Oppy Gives Me All the Feels

Per Matt The search for drinkable water on the Red Planet can be a grueling one, but never miss a golden Opportunity to go the distance. When NASA’s Mars Program sent two autonomous solar-powered rovers to the fourth rock from… Continue Reading →

Blumhouse’s Compendium of Horror Gets Historically Spooky!

Per Matt Eli Roth isn’t the only filmmaker allowed to explore the history of big-screen horrors. Just in time for the spooky season, EPIX has released a five-part documentary series exploring Blumhouse’s Compendium of Horror.

Smile Gives Me an Evil Grin for the Spooky Season

Per Matt The unexplained should not always be scary; but quite often, it is. Irrational fears can grow after experiencing something new, unexpected and unknown. But when all of these elements fit together nicely in a film, you’ve got yourself… Continue Reading →

Genndy Prepares for a Another Emmy with Primal’s Second Season

Per Matt Something is definitely amiss if you don’t recognize the name Genndy Tartakovsky in the year 2022. The multi-hyphenate filmmaker rose to prominence working on The Powerpuff Girls and Batman: The Animated Series, later creating Dexter’s Laboratory and Star… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

The Jurassic Franchise Finds a Way With Dominion

Per Matt Life may have found a way to survive Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park, but the world’s fascination with dinosaurs living among humans in a new millennium will surely fascinate millions more as the end of the franchise’s second trilogy… Continue Reading →

It’s Got Love, Monsters and Michael Rooker — All the Good Stuff!

Not too long ago, I saw an ad for a streaming movie called Love and Monsters, which I knew nothing about. Zilch. I’d never heard of the director before (Michael Matthews). I didn’t recognize the two lead actors (Dylan O’Brien… 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 →

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