Tag threat of eXtinction

La Brea: When a Sinkhole Swallows Up SoCal

Or How NBC Chose to Replace Manifest OK, La Brea, you caught my attention when tall buildings, cars and people were suddenly swallowed up in downtown Los Angeles without warning, but I lost interest when I found way too many… Continue Reading →

Black as Night Welcomes Vampires to the Blumhouse

Per Matt Vampires can be complicated creatures. They could simply be bloodsuckers fighting for survival, they could be moody teenagers or they can work on multiple social levels. Welcome to the Blumhouse brings these latter story elements into the horror… 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 →

Even Chris Pratt Can’t Save The Tomorrow War

Chris Pratt may be one of the hottest stars in Hollywood right now. When you look over his resume, it’s not hard to see why. Movies like Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers and Jurassic World immediately jump off the page… Continue Reading →

War of the Worlds Gets Complicated For Season 2

Per Matt After an alien attack practically wiped out the entire human race, the end of the world is a grim environment, full of bleak colors and endless bloodshed for the pockets of humanity still alive. Surviving this dystopian future… Continue Reading →

William Shatner vs. Ancient Aliens: History’s Greatest Crossover

Per Matt William Shatner never met a conspiracy theory he didn’t like (at least while appearing on reality TV). So, when the pop-culture icon appeared on Ancient Aliens last week to debate the ancient astronaut theory, the two-hour long episode… Continue Reading →

Alan Tudyk is the Resident Alien

Someone who seamlessly blends into his character, basically becoming unrecognizable in his work. That description is apt for both actor Alan Tudyk, as well as Harry Vanderspeigle, the shapeshifting alien who has crash-landed in Patience, Colorado, masquerading as a small-town… 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 →

Primal’s Visual Storytelling Racks Up Three Emmy Awards

Dialogue is overrated, right? When it comes to some filmmakers, they can’t have enough witty conversations, despite the depictions of their paper-thin characters. But when it comes to Genndy Tartakovsky’s skills, he can craft more emotion with practically no dialogue,… Continue Reading →

Snowpiercer Equals Revolution for the Working Class

Even if the world’s become a frozen wasteland and the final threads holding humanity together lie within an always-moving train, people will continue to be the planet’s biggest monster. Class warfare, politics, privilege usurping justice and the struggles therein are… Continue Reading →

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