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A Quiet Place: Day One Brings Lupita Nyong’o’s Best Performance Yet

In a movie landscape where the horror genre often relies on overt scares and relentless gore, A Quiet Place emerged as a refreshing film that was both suspenseful and minimalistic. Directed by John Krasinski, the original film captivated audiences with… Continue Reading →

Star Wars Anoints a New Era with The Acolyte

Family bonds run tight throughout the Star Wars Universe, beginning with the Skywalkers within the Original Trilogy, later stretching into the prequel trilogy and the Solos and the Palpatines wrapping up the Sequel Trilogy. Those ties continue, possibly even stronger,… Continue Reading →

Chapter 1 Reintroduces The Strangers’ Horrors

Navigating prequels can be a tricky business venture. On one hand, you’re dealing with already-established characters, while placing them in new situations. Their audience awareness was high enough that a production company decided to invest more money into telling their… Continue Reading →

Godzilla Minus One/Minus Color Deserves More Recognition!

Per Matt Poor Japan. Always getting destroyed by Godzilla. For almost 70 years now, as soon as the behemoth rose out of the Pacific Ocean for the very first time, the kaiju has spawned a film franchise, as well as… Continue Reading →

Pet Sematary: Bloodlines Should Have Stayed Buried

Pet Sematary, the iconic Stephen King novel that inspired both a 1989 film adaptation and a 2019 remake, explores the depths of human grief and the consequences of meddling with the boundary between life and death. While King’s novel remains… Continue Reading →

Gun Media’s Texas Chain Saw Massacre Is a Contender for Best Asymmetrical Horror Game

Behavior Interactive is a renowned development studio that has carved its name in the gaming industry with the asymmetrical horror game, Dead by Daylight. Released in 2016, the game quickly gained widespread recognition for its gameplay, pitting a group of… Continue Reading →

Andor Does Little to Revive the Star Wars Franchise

As a Child of the ’80s, Star Wars was something I thought would be the basis that all “good movies” would be based on, for the rest of my life. Now, in the 2020s, I find myself wondering why in… Continue Reading →

The Rings of Power is Not Your Father’s Lord of the Rings

Amazon Studios’ newest TV series, The Rings of Power, has been getting much attention. Like anything in the Internet Age, you either have to 100 percent hate or 100 percent love the show, as the Lords of Tweets and Outrage… Continue Reading →

Predator Gets a Prequel in Prey

I loved the original Predator film. While the sequels of the monster movie franchise did not really work for me, the original was the kind of action/horror film that I absolutely loved. You have this alien killing machine, complete with… Continue Reading →

Minions: The Rise of Gru is the Family Movie 2022 Needs!

Minions. That simple word elicits two different responses in my brain. First, I think of an evil necromancer, commanding a legion of undead ghouls. These minions are disgustingly putrid, wretched creatures with open sores oozing God knows what. Their existence… Continue Reading →

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