Tag Norse mythology

Lightning Strikes Twice for Taika in Thor: Love and Thunder

Per Matt Originally dark and dreary, the Thor franchise was not exactly well received in Marvel’s Phase One by critics and fans alike (although I’m probably one of the few who didn’t mind the plot devices). When Taika Waititi was… Continue Reading →

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 →

The Northman is Brutal, But Anya is Brilliant!

Per Matt When you’re depicting an action-drama historical film that focuses on a medieval Scandinavian legend, which itself is the direct inspiration of Prince Hamlet’s character, you’ve got a great start. But when the movie in question is The Northman,… Continue Reading →

Army of Thieves: Epic Heists During the Zombie Apocalypse

Per Matt Zack Snyder‘s thieves are back… this time their mission is to break into three impenetrable vaults scattered across Europe before they’re decommissioned and destroyed. While the entire world is distracted by the opening days of the Zombie Apocalypse,… Continue Reading →

CBS’ Ghosts Unearths Spirits of Beetlejuice

Per Matt October is here, so spooky spirits must be near. As a Child of the ’80s, I was intrigued by the paranormal. So, when a filmmaker fascinated by the macabre (Tim Burton) brought an undead hellraiser (Michael Keaton) to… Continue Reading →

William Shatner vs. Ancient Aliens: History’s Greatest Crossover

Per Matt William Shatner never met a conspiracy theory he didn’t like (at least while appearing on reality TV). So, when the pop-culture icon appeared on Ancient Aliens last week to debate the ancient astronaut theory, the two-hour long episode… Continue Reading →

Josh Gates Explores Lost History on Expedition Unknown

Urban legends, unsolved mysteries, ancient artifacts and missing evidence are all explored with archaeological glee in Expedition Unknown.

Thor: Ragnarok — An Epic Matching the Comics

Thor: Ragnarok brings an epic and comedic side of Thor and the Hulk that has been hinted at, yet not fully explored, with these characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Each lighthearted moment looks to be balanced with an over-the-top… Continue Reading →

True Monsters

Just in time for Halloween, a new TV show explores the surprising truths and devilish secrets behind popular legends, folklore and the paranormal, proving that sometimes truth can be stranger than fiction…

Zombie Portraits Interview with Sam Flegal

Per Matt When it comes to Zombies and Norse mythology, Sam Flegal can weave an all-encompassing storyline into his artwork. Illustrator Sam Flegal was the Artist Guest of Honor recently at Hypericon, Nashville’s premier speculative fiction convention. After attending his… Continue Reading →

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