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The Killer is a Methodical Mess

Per Matt Michael Fassbender starring as a hitman in a David Fincher movie that’s based on a French graphic novel really sounds like the beginnings of a terrific logline. Somewhere along the way, the script unfortunately flips on The Killer.

The Last of Us Brings the Post-Apocalyptic Game to Life

I’ll be the first to admit that The Last of Us was not a game I picked up on my PlayStation. It’s got nothing to do with the plot or themes. Lord knows I love myself a good post-apocalyptic adventure,… Continue Reading →

Blumhouse’s Compendium of Horror Gets Historically Spooky!

Per Matt Eli Roth isn’t the only filmmaker allowed to explore the history of big-screen horrors. Just in time for the spooky season, EPIX has released a five-part documentary series exploring Blumhouse’s Compendium of Horror.

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 →

Y: The Last Man Makes Me Think About the Future…

Hulu has made a television series based on the science-fiction comic book Y: The Last Man from DC Vertigo that was written by Brian K. Vaughan. Like the comics, Hulu’s incarnation tells the story of Yorick Brown (Ben Schnetzer), the… Continue Reading →

Cancelling Manifest Won’t Keep a Bad Conspiracy Down for Long

Per Matt Maybe we, as an audience, are being tested, much like the characters of Manifest. How many tall tales and zany conspiracy theories can we tolerate, along with so many slow-to-develop storyline resolutions with poorly written characters? Time travel,… Continue Reading →

No Electronics and No Sleep Haunt the Netflix Flick, Awake

Per Matt Years ago, I had a sleep disorder. I’ve always been a light sleeper, but at one point insomnia was a regular part of my life. That was definitely a difficult time for me, but with some lifestyle changes,… Continue Reading →

Meerkat Manor Rises Up For a New BBC Dynasty

Wildlife and nature documentaries have long been a favorite of mine, ever since I was a child. I was fascinated by mother nature back then, as I am still. While I no longer regularly watch PBS specials, many great series… Continue Reading →

Snowpiercer Fights for Survival in Season 2

Too many chefs in the kitchen can ruin a good meal… especially during a future worldwide catastrophe. For Season 2, TNT’s Snowpiercer finally introduces the man, the myth and the legend, who has been hyped up for the entire first… Continue Reading →

Should Dan Trachtenberg Fix the Predator Franchise?

Per Matt After 20th Century Fox released six films — each one with seemingly decreasing results — is the Predator franchise dead on arrival? Can 10 Cloverfield Lane director Dan Trachtenberg rejuvenate the interest of genre fans everywhere with yet… Continue Reading →

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