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Who Watches The Watchmen? No One After Seeing Amazon’s The Boys!

Alan Moore’s epic comic book series, Watchmen, painted a very dark look at the lives of superheroes. Up until then, people didn’t put much thought into the “behind the mask” world that superheroes lived. We didn’t think anything but “superhero… Continue Reading →

Good Omens Makes the Apocalypse Fun

Good Omens, the televised comedy from the novel by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, nails the Apocalypse without it feeling like Armageddon.

Nat Geo’s Hot Zone is Infectious

Monsters come in all shapes and sizes and National Geographic Channel, which recently aired The Hot Zone limited series on three consecutive nights, might have created one of the scariest.

Hey Nat Geo: More Boom and Less Mars, Please!

As the National Geographic Channel slowly steps toward offering more scripted entertainment, here’s a memo for the network’s programmers: More Valley of the Boom and less Mars, please!

Geek Culture Goes Global in Valley of the Boom

Describing pre-internet life to a millennial can be difficult, so instead, have them watch Valley of the Boom, which documents life before the World Wide Web in a sorta based on true events six-part limited docuseries, which is also enjoyable for those… Continue Reading →

Bring Back More History of Horror!

If you could go to a film school where actors, authors, film editors, critics, scholars, producers and screenwriters explained the importance of movies throughout history, you’d jump at the chance to hear Greg Nicotero, Quentin Tarantino, Stephen King, John Landis, Jason… Continue Reading →

Purging a TV Series Out of a Film Franchise

As a film franchise broken down into two-hour increments, The Purge seems to fit nicely into a tight narrative. But as a “10 episode television event,” the storyline gets stretched to its limits, even if there are more than a few… Continue Reading →

The X-Files: The Truth is Out There… and it is Disappointing!

I’ve waited almost 20 years for closure from The X-Files. Since 1993, I’ve watched Mulder and Scully investigate the darkest and most unbelievable supernatural phenomena, while plumbing the depths of conspiracy theory insanity to find “the truth.” After all the… Continue Reading →

Legion: What Exactly Happened in Season 1?

After binge watching Legion and re-watching many of those same eight episodes of Season 1 a second time, I’m still unsure of the show’s canon and what was a figment of the main character’s imagination, but it sure was great…. Continue Reading →

Hunting a Monster in The Alienist

There’s a monster on the loose in 1896 New York City, but it’s human nature that’s the most frightening aspect of the limited series, The Alienist.

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