For Ursa’s second anniversary, she does a spoiler-free review of Seanan McGuire’s October Daye fantasy novel series, about a private investigator named October “Toby” Daye who happens to be a changeling, i.e., half human and half faerie.
Il Neige reviews Pokémon 3! Is Ash and Pikachu’s final appearance on the big screen also their best? Even if it is, that isn’t saying much.
Mind Ripper is a cool little sci-fi action film that entertains, but doesn’t tax your brain all that much.
Phil Buni reviews Troll 2. And Birdemic. And The Room. And Evil Dead and The Great Muppet Caper and Best Worst Movie and Troll Hunter…
We mark the release of Upstream Color by looking at writer-director Shane Carruth’s debut Primer, the dense and confusing story of two scientists who accidentally create a time machine in their garage. Dr. O’Boogie takes a deeper look at the twisted tale of multiple timelines that sent scores of people to the internet desperately searching for an explanation of the plot.
Renegado wants to build his own giant robot, so he sneaks into a giant robot building facility, of course, and takes a look at a movie with similar themes. Features appearances from Cecil from Good Bad Flicks, and a robot with a chainsaw penis!
Usagi and Mamorou team up to retrieve Aino Minako’s stolen jewels from an auction!
A short film from the ’90s, with spooky imagery and an ill-fitting soundtrack!
Count Jackula and Horror Guru discuss Bong Man-dae’s Korean horror film Cinderella.
The Animated Heroine looks at one of the highest grossing animated franchises ever, to find out which of the three beloved Toy Story films is the best!
The Animated Heroine reviews the new DreamWorks release The Croods, featuring the voices of Nicolas Cage and Emma Stone as members of a Neanderthal family.
Once you’ve sunk low enough to send your horror franchise into space, the only place left to go is the hood, apparently, as Warwick Davis faces off against rappers (namely, Ice-T and a guy who was on Star Trek for four seasons and only had ten lines) in Leprechaun: In the Hood, the fifth movie in the Leprechaun saga.
Mario Van Peebles is a robot designed by the military to be the ultimate soldier. Goofy? Yes. A ripoff of better movies? Yes. A fun, sci-fi action film to entertain you on a lazy Saturday afternoon? Yes.
Alright boys, it’s time to get a bit of dope and get fucked up tonight! Phil Buni celebrates the upcoming holiday of April 20 by reviewing stoner movies and shows, including the Canadian series Trailer Park Boys, which started off as a Cops-style mockumentary, but over its seven seasons became much more.
Finally, a Sailor Mercury episode! Ami’s dedication to her friend is challenged, as Usagi is turning into a monster.
The final installment of this year’s Batman Chronicles finds the Caped Crusader facing his most challenging villain yet: his own Boy Wonder! Uh… spoiler alert?
Il Neige becomes possessed by a bad British accent that forces him to review the movie Snakes on a Plane!
Phil Buni’s March Medical Madness concludes later than expected (he was busy with Easter–hah!) with this brief rant on the hospital comedy/drama Scrubs.
Ursa dips her toe into the weird and wonderful world of women’s soccer (or as Ursa calls it for some reason, “football”) and Sikh culture. With Spice Girls references, Keira Knightley, football montages, and a lead character who’s secretly a Disney princess, this is Bend It Like Beckham!
Inspired by the recent Manti Te’o story, Dr. O’Boogie reviews the documentary Catfish, about a guy named Nev who falls for a girl over Facebook who’s not quite what she seems. The Doctor sounds off on whether this “documentary” is real or fake, and finally reveals to the world what he really and truly looks like!