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Moonage Daydream Peeks into David Bowie’s Soul

Per Matt If you thought you knew everything about David Bowie, think again. You might be a huge fan of the musician’s glam-rock stage… but you may not recognize the different types of media he explored during his hiatus from… Continue Reading →

Beau Is Afraid is a Three-Hour Schizophrenic Episode

Throughout my life, I have seen many films that I thought were disturbing. At the tender age of 15, someone brought a copy of The Exorcist to watch at at my Halloween party. I made it to the crucifix scene,… Continue Reading →

5-25-77 Leaves an Emotional Footprint in Geek Culture

Per Matt As a Child of the ’80s, Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope was an emotional attachment during a time of my life when my eyes (and mind) opened to a whole new world of storytelling that… Continue Reading →

David J. Skal Highlights 31 Fright Favorites

Per Matt Halloween offers something for just about everyone. From the frights, to the costumes of symbolic characters, to the jump scares, to the classic movies we enjoy rewatching, even to the laughs they may bring. Author David J. Skal… Continue Reading →

Doctor Sleep Awakens the Ghosts of Stephen King’s Past

Per Matt Stephen King and Halloween go hand in hand, but here it is, early November, and another adaptation of a King novel hits the big screen in hopes of continuing the spooky spirit for a little bit longer.

Pet Sematary: Sometimes Dead is Better

Much like the resurrected corpses in Stephen King’s story, Pet Sematary returns to movie theaters 30 years later to once again terrorize horror fans. But sometimes, dead really is better.

James Cameron Explores Science Fiction (Among Other Genres)

Remember back in the day when people actually bought DVDs, which highlighted incredible supplemental behind-the-scenes documentaries that explored related topics to their subject matter? Those were the best! Clearly I’m not a big collector, as I haven’t bought a DVD… Continue Reading →

Mother! is Probably Not the Movie You Thought You Were Going to See

I am not sure why Mother! has been marketed the way that is has, perhaps simply because they had no idea how to market the film. Actually, I’m not even sure how this movie got made. It almost felt like… Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday, Joss Whedon!

June 23 marks the birthday of one of pop culture‚Äôs most influential artists. Joss Whedon has distinguished himself as a writer, director, producer, filmmaker and pop-culture icon. Born Joseph Hill Whedon on June 23, 1964 in New York City, he… Continue Reading →

Introducing the Independent Filmmakers Production Guide

Independent films have become much more abundant than they used to be. Production equipment today is easier to come by because of its affordability. Before, getting ahold of a film camera and the celluloid to record onto took not only… Continue Reading →

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