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Hidden Horror Gem: Shark Bait

It’s much too late to discuss Shark Week. Already missed out on Sharkfest, too. And even though it’s a little early for Halloween, there’s definitely enough time to go back into the water one more time before the temperature drops…. 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 →

Shudder’s Mad God is a Horror Film 30 Years in the Making

Who doesn’t love a good stop-motion film? In this modern age of cinema, these relics of the past are rare to find. Mainstream Hollywood has access to so many ways to create fictional worlds in an easier, recyclable way that… 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 →

Reenlisting The A-Team, MeTV is On the Jazz!

Per Matt “I love it when a plan comes together.” Those eight words epitomize one of television’s biggest pop-culture sensations during the ’80s. Beginning in 1983, I was introduced to my very first antiheroes and for five seasons, I never… Continue Reading →

Yes, It’s OK to Dislike Marvel’s Eternals

Ever since the Marvel Cinematic Universe was launched in 2008 with Iron Man, it has been almost impossible to find something wrong or unlikable about the series of films. With the likes of Captain America, Black Widow and Hulk, the… Continue Reading →

Wonder Woman and Harley Quinn Are the Future of the DC Universe

Per Matt It should surprise no one that the DC Extended Universe appears in need of some assistance. Ever since Christopher Reeve donned the blue-and-red tights in 1978 (rest in peace to the influential actor), big-screen success for the comic-book… Continue Reading →

Taiwan’s Hospital Brings Jump Scares to Netflix

Per Matt A good movie is a good movie, no matter the language in which it is filmed. So, the exact moment I read about multiple mysterious deaths and suicides throughout the years happening at Xinglin Hospital, which now lies… Continue Reading →

Of Mutating Zombie Viruses and Redcon-1 Storylines

Per Matt During these harrowing times of the COVID-19 pandemic, I turn to survival horror in order to somehow make it through the day. So, I was actually looking forward to finally watching Redcon-1, a British Zombie movie that was… Continue Reading →

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