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Why Have Ratings Declined for The Walking Dead? The AMC Chief Knows…

How far has The Walking Dead fallen? Once the basic-cable king of the world, with ratings fading on the undead mothership, the AMC network chief pinpoints the exact moment the TV show jumped the shark, er, walker…

The Two Popes Offers Hope for a Bright Future

Per Matt With Christmas decorations going back into storage and a new year just around the corner, I thought I’d take a moment to step away from the horror and pop-culture genres to reflect on a little movie called The… Continue Reading →

Eddie Murphy is Dynamite as Dolemite!

Per Matt It has been a long time since I thought, “Eddie Murphy is dynamite in this big-screen role.” Correction. It’s been a VERY long time since I have last imagined that phrase. But here it is, in 2019, and… Continue Reading →

Jojo Rabbit Dances Around Heavy Topics

Per Matt Taika Waititi is a genius. I’ll admit it, I was late to the party to figure it out, but after watching Thor: Ragnarok, I finally came to my senses. The way he balanced the complicated character with lighthearted… Continue Reading →

The Problem With Pennyworth

Per Matt Expanding a well-known character’s backstory is tricky business. On one hand, you’ve got network executives who simply ask for a fun, somewhat believable series people will like. On the other hand, you’ve got the fandom purists who expect… Continue Reading →

What’s in Store for AMC’s FearFest?

Each year, I patiently await October’s arrival for multiple reasons and this year, I was especially curious to see what AMC’s FearFest had in store for fans in the mood for some Halloween scares.

Legion Embraces Its Final Chapter

Series Finales can be tricky things. Fans expect to have all their questions regarding their favorite TV shows answered and each of their favorite characters neatly wrapped up within a limited amount of time, while filmmakers, at times, simply use… Continue Reading →

How Do You Wrap Up a Never-Ending Zombie Story?

Much like a surprise attack by a mega herd of walkers, Robert Kirkman has surprised an entire industry, as well as legions of The Walking Dead fans with a major plot twist: After years of bragging about how he deliberately… Continue Reading →

#DontSpoilTheEndgame Was Mostly a Success

Per Matt Superhero fans are a rare breed of moviegoers. They enjoy seeing their favorite comic book characters adapted to the big screen and boost box-office bucks to the billions of dollars for the studios who properly tell their tales…. Continue Reading →

Psychics and Vampires: What Happened in NOS4A2?

More vampires? AMC jumps back onto the genre bandwagon with NOS4A2, as the new television series adapts author Joe Hill’s best-selling horror and dark-fantasy novel for the small screen.

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