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LeVar Burton and Scary Influencers: Welcome to the Nashville Film Festival!

The Nashville Film Festival brings out some of the big guns today, as the fest officially begins its weekend programming with a strong start. Are you a Child of the ’80s? You’ll definitely enjoy the retrospective of Butterfly in the… Continue Reading →

New Quantum Leap Shows Promise, But Past Links Dim the Future

Per Matt Quantum Leap has finally returned, but this time without Dr. Samuel Beckett. Oh… boy.

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 →

David Cronenberg Existentially Evolves with Crimes of the Future

Per Matt It’s been far too long since David Cronenberg graced us with his big-screen vision. In fact, I can’t remember the last movie I’ve seen from the filmmaker (although Cronenberg World from Rick and Morty immediately comes to mind)…. 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 →

Testing the Triangle: A Tantalizing Task at Skinwalker Ranch

Per Matt Ever had one of those days where everything goes wrong? Where unusual, unexplained phenomena exist, and each scientifically sound theory used to gain more background information just doesn’t seem to work out, even though every law of nature… 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 →

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 →

Jon Favreau, Hans Zimmer and Sir David Attenborough Get Prehistoric

Per Matt One day, Jon Favreau, Hans Zimmer and Sir David Attenborough walked into a bar together. After visiting with each other for a few minutes, they compared dream projects and began pondering what it would be like to work… Continue Reading →

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