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Family Issues or Robot Uprising? Mitchells vs. the Machines Handles Both!

Per Matt For the past 12 years, I have been mostly concerned with preparing for the impending Zombie Apocalypse — thanks a lot, AMC! But after watching The Mitchells vs. the Machines, I am reminded of the most probable threat… Continue Reading →

The French Dispatch is Wes Anderson’s Ode to Yesteryear

Per Matt Wes Anderson is a quirky filmmaker. That isn’t exactly breaking news. He’s built up quite a fan club throughout the years, including both cinema aficionados and actors among the ranks. His films have been described as eccentric character… Continue Reading →

Licorice Pizza is a Tasty Treat

Per Matt Upon first hearing the phrase, Licorice Pizza, I instinctually make a disgusted face. Now, I absolutely love pizza, but licorice? Not so much. And especially not together. Having grown up in the South, I had no idea about… Continue Reading →

Shadows Unveils Even More Dark Secrets for Season 2

Vampires. Werewolves. Zombies. Necromancers. If you thought the first season of What We Do in the Shadows was epic, wait ’til you see what else creeps out of the dark for Season 2.

Paperbacks From Hell is a Killer Read

Per Matt Growing up, long before dial-up modems were a thing and the internet was confined to the military’s ARPANET, the only way to access the information superhighway was by visiting the neighborhood drug store, grocery store and bookstore, where… Continue Reading →

Game Night is a Winner

Somehow, I thought Game Night was a horror comedy before I saw it. It’s not. Quite frankly, I don’t know exactly how to classify this film. It’s kinda like 1985’s Clue… except it’s nothing like Clue. You could call it… Continue Reading →

Legion and the History of Madness

What then is this fascination which now operates through the images of madness?   – Michel Foucault, “Madness and Civilization”

Crazyhead is the Best New Binge Watch on Netflix

I found this gem searching through Netflix one Sunday afternoon. Crazyhead is a horror comedy revolving around two ladies who fight demons. It’s British, so basically that means the production value always seems a bit off and the jokes aren’t… Continue Reading →

Stan Against Evil Delivers Off-Beat Humor in a Horror Setting

My first thought, when I discovered Stan Against Evil, was the title reminded me of the horror spoof Tucker & Dale vs. Evil. Honestly, they could both be found in the same universe, with their flippant comedic styles. Another curious… Continue Reading →

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency Takes You On A Journey

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency is quirky, random and filled with dry humor. It feels like a Quentin Tarantino or Coen Brothers production, but with more charm. That seems to fit the description of Douglas Adams’ style. It is based… Continue Reading →

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