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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 →

Spielberg Gets Sentimental with The Fabelmans

Per Matt If Steven Spielberg could pen a love letter to the film industry while also telling a semi-autobiographical story about how he turned his life-long passion into a career, The Fabelmans is what you would get. It’s also a… Continue Reading →

Hocus Pocus 2 Has All the Charm of the First Film, But Will That Work in 2022?

October is upon us, for 2022. We can expect many horror films, family friendly spooks and pumpkin-spiced everything to envelope all the senses. I particularly love this season, ’cause of the opening of the annual haunted attractions and hayrides. But,… Continue Reading →

Hidden Horror Gem: Shark Bait

It’s much too late to discuss Shark Week. Already missed out on Sharkfest, too. And even though it’s a little early for Halloween, there’s definitely enough time to go back into the water one more time before the temperature drops…. Continue Reading →

Tammy and the T-Rex is a Jurassic Love Story

When I ask people to name a little-known film starring Paul Walker, no one has been able to identify his early projects. His film career began in 1986 with the horror-comedy, Monster in the Closet, then making a short jump… Continue Reading →

Ms. Marvel Doesn’t Feel Marvelous

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has been introducing audiences to both old and new characters for many years. We were gifted the initial treats of seeing fan favorites such as Iron Man, Captain America and Thor. Along with these iconic characters… Continue Reading →

It’s Got Love, Monsters and Michael Rooker — All the Good Stuff!

Not too long ago, I saw an ad for a streaming movie called Love and Monsters, which I knew nothing about. Zilch. I’d never heard of the director before (Michael Matthews). I didn’t recognize the two lead actors (Dylan O’Brien… Continue Reading →

Mind-Manifesting a Movie: The Empty Man

When you’re dealing with supernatural horror as a filmmaker, you’ve got to walk the fine line between real life and suspending believability. And if that means toning down your story which flips and flops between concepts of The Matrix and… Continue Reading →

Blumhouse Gets Freaky with Vince Vaughn

Per Matt I’m not gonna lie, I wasn’t expecting a lot from Freaky. While I haven’t seen a body-swap movie in a hot minute, I didn’t know whether Vince Vaughn could actually pull it off. As a film with a… Continue Reading →

Disney Doc Proves Kids Want to Learn More Than Robots

Per Matt Positive reinforcement of STEM education doesn’t receive a lot of airtime at the box office — and rightfully so. It can seem boring to audiences and students alike. And who needs a snoozefest when they’re hoping to be… Continue Reading →

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