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Death Wish Forgets What Death Wish Actually Means

If I had one complaint about Death Wish… it would be that the film is nowhere near violent enough. It was painfully obvious that the film pandered and took the violence down a notch. That was surprising, considering the film… Continue Reading →

Murder on the Orient Express: Everyone is a Suspect

As a lifelong fan of Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot, I’m looking forward to viewing the latest version of one of her greatest murder mysteries, Murder on the Orient Express. Everything about this adaptation looks amazing.

1922 is a Throwback to the Works of Poe

1922 is the latest Stephen King adaption this year. 2017 should really just be called the year of Stephen King. 1922 is a short story from the novel Full Dark, No Stars. It’s a tolerable story, one that I skimmed through… Continue Reading →

The Snowman Melts With the Spotlight

Per Matt Not every storyteller can claim to be M. Night Shyamalan, but The Snowman tries to use every trick in the book to make you think it’s a thrilling movie that is similar in tone to those made by… Continue Reading →

Andy Muschietti’s Version of It Doesn’t Clown Around

It’s been 27 years and Pennywise is back to feast. ’80s kids, it’s time to face your fears again. If you are between the ages of 35 to 40, there is no way you missed It as a child and… Continue Reading →

Mr. Mercedes is a Series That Hits Hard From the First Episode

In case you weren’t aware, Mr. Mercedes has been released this summer, in addition to the Stephen King adaptations of The Dark Tower, The Mist, and It will be released in September. Broadcast on the AT&T Audience network that is… Continue Reading →

EPIX Attempts to Get Shorty

Per Matt Back in 1994, Quentin Tarantino made a name for himself with the release of Pulp Fiction and John Travolta’s casting felt like an act of genius. But for Travolta’s comeback to be complete, he’d have to follow up… Continue Reading →

Midnight, Texas is Light Summer Fare

Midnight, Texas is not a clone of True Blood, even though it is inspired by the same author, Charlene Harris. I came into the show thinking it would be simply a low-rent version of True Blood on NBC. I can… Continue Reading →

The Mist TV Series Rolls in on Spike

I have long been a fan of Stephen King’s short story, The Mist. In the book, there is this apocalyptic feel and you are left wondering exactly what will happen to the survivors. A mysterious mist falls over a sleepy… Continue Reading →

Babes in Geekland: Big Daddy Cool and The Bombshell Kittens at Hypericon

I’ve always wanted to see a burlesque show. I’ve tried to make it out to more than a few throughout the years, but every time I get a chance to head out and see an act, I get sidetracked and… Continue Reading →

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