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“The movie deserves a reappraisal. Leaving aside the association with the cartoon and toy line, it’s a decent but not great sci-fi movie of the ‘80s.”
“Tony Stark is the most recurrent character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe at this point, and nobody has seemingly put the Earth in as much danger as he has without actively trying to.”
Join us, whores of Satan, as we delve into films which promote the word of the Great Deceiver. Leave common decency (and sense) at the door as Count Jackula shows you The Devil's Rain, starring William Shatner (yes, William Shatner) and Ernest Borgnine.
May you ride immortal, shiny and chrome. Also: Legally Blonde, Lily Allen, and approaches to objectification.
The third and what is often considered the best of the series.
“It’s a bit depressing to look at this film and all previous entries and realize that our heroes have spent just as much time fighting each other as they have saving the world, often from threats that somehow connected back to them anyway.”
“Should Bill be drinking before heading into space? I don’t think that suit has a catheter, and his ship didn’t look big enough to have a toilet. Guess it’d better be a short trip.”
Time to wonder... about Wonder Woman! Yeah, obvious word play is obvious.
The overlooked awesomeness of Soldier.
“Instead of being a stage for interpersonal conflict and contrasting approaches to problem-solving, the inhospitable setting becomes a kind of all-powerful God dictating the conditions and restrictions of both story and shooting.”
“Whether Courteney Cox’s presence was a coincidence or not, the Scream series became less of a scare-fest as it went on, and more like Friends with murders sprinkled in. ”
The Suspect looks at the Spidey flick hated by many and defended by few: The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Is it really as bad as people make it out to be? Well no, but it has problems by the fuck-ton.
Happy Financial Literacy Month! This episode: Jack and Ralph, saving, Millennials, dividing people into generations for some reason, and why it may not be such a bad idea to take advice from '40s instructional films. Sometimes.
“While I sincerely doubt that the film will spawn many imitators, I’m glad it exists, because it does what great transgressive art should do: shock the audience out of complacency.”
It was inevitable. Everything has changed. Mostly for the better.
In this episode, the Fear Fan has a look at the latest incarnation of the Frankenstein legend. Does it have a life of its own, or does it just wind up on the slab? Tune in and find out!
A sci-fi classic.
Tom Hiddleston stars in the long-delayed adaptation of J.G. Ballard’s darkly comical class warfare allegory in which a tower block’s problems with power failures, nocturnal disturbances, and petty neighbor disputes escalate into all-out tribal warfare.
Post apocalyptic rat invasion!