Happy birthday, Carrie Fisher! Also in this episode: The Force Awakens, the reality of time passing and mortality, and approaches to progress.
Category: Movie Review
So The Phantom Menace was a disappointment, to say the least. But no matter; Lucas will have learned from his mistakes, and Episode II’s gonna be awesome! Right?….. right?
Need a little something extra to spice up Jane Austen’s classic novel Pride and Prejudice? Or perhaps you’d love to see some of the characters eaten by zombies after a bad experience in English Lit 101?…
A deeper look into the groundbreaking film that changed cinema.
It may not be one of the best film posters ever designed, but there’s no denying its eloquence: Surrounded by green leaves and thick roots, a severed human hand lies on the ground. In the grip of its bloody fingers, an iPhone displays Twitter’s latest trends: #JungleGate, #ACTnowUN, #SocialJusticeForAll, #NativeLivesMatter, and #IndigenousLivesMatter…
It’s an experience I’m sure we’re all familiar with. It’s the middle of the night and you’ve just snuck out of your room for a quick snack. Everyone else is asleep, so you move carefully so as not to wake anyone up—yet every step you take is done in quick tippy-toe sprints, just so you don’t have to stay in the dark too long…
In the first half of this first 2-part episode, the Fear Fan takes a look at the follow up to his favorite Paramount-era Friday the 13th! Does lightning strike twice, or will the series sink to the bottom of Crystal Lake?
Movie Dad is inept, but we’re supposed to be sympathetic, Melissa’s dad is a jerk, but we’re not, and just what exactly is emotional labor anyway?
Snowpiercer was almost a different movie in the US.
“But like its two predecessors, Beyond’s focus on being fun is at the expense of being something meaningful. It’s dumb fun, which more or less sums up the Trek reboot series.”
Some consider this the worst animated movie of all time… and others are comparing it to Sausage Party?
Maybe I’m being too generous, but I think in light of the context that Suicide Squad was made in, it did the best it could with what it had, but really, it was capable of so much more.
One of the first comic book movies to take the subject matter seriously.
More post-apocalyptic goodness from the Philippines.
“I’m not sure if the network executives understood the irony of making their 100th ‘original’ TV movie a remake of a largely successful film, but I guess since kids today have never heard of Elisabeth Shue or even know anything about the 1980s, it counts as an ‘original’ idea.”
An emotional road trip vampire movie.
The king has returned… but is that a good thing?
“It dangles the possibility of an extreme group taking over and placing anyone of certain ethnicities, religions, sexual orientation, and immigrant status into concentration camps which, thanks to the current presidential election cycle, doesn’t seem that farfetched at the moment.”
In this episode, the Horror Guru reviews the 1986 cult classic Night of the Creeps, written/directed by Fred Dekker, produced by Charles Gordon, and starring Tom Atkins, Jason Lively, Steve Marshall, Jill Whitlow, and Dick Miller.