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Regular visitors to the Agony Booth know that our monthly Hit or Bomb? box office prediction articles have been a popular fixture here for years now, but with movie theaters closed around the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there…
As I’m sure everyone knows by now, much of the world is currently on guard because of the coronavirus pandemic. Trump, thankfully, declared a state of emergency about the matter on (ironically) Friday the 13th of March. While some say…
Synopsis: Imagine the dumbest idea you’ve ever had in the stupidest dream of your entire life, and then imagine a community center for at-risk 7th graders making a film about it. You have now imagined a better movie than Hot …
It's still a more satisfying fight than anything Floyd Mayweather is in.
Cashing in on the blaxploitation fad by tossing a street-smart, jive-talking superhero up against the usual mix of comic book villains, which at the time were mostly campy, color-blind disco rejects.
Episodes focus too much on how Sam's family members react to his autism--as a tragedy or as a source of shame--but very little on how they react to him as a family member or as a person.
GLOW is sudsy good fun, with just the right amount of '80s camp.
“Dear White People: bet you think this show is about you”, teases a promotional poster for Dear White People, Netflix’s TV adaptation based on the 2014 film of the same name, which premiered on April 28th. “Wait, is it…
A look at various comic book properties that Tom would like to see made into television series.
Zombies are the new vampires, that’s for sure. So it was only a matter of time before Hollywood decided to make them more physically attractive, grant them spacious homes in suburbia, and give them white-collar jobs. The Santa Clarita Diet…
A look at various comic properties and how they might make for good source material for new Netflix series.
On January 13th, people tuned in to stream the long-awaited adaptation of Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, despite the pleas from narrator Lemony Snicket (Patrick Warbuton) in the opening scene to watch something happier.
Fear not, TV fanatics and eclectic cult series connoisseurs! I have a relatively risk-free solution to the Black Mirror Conundrum. For those planning to embark upon a steady diet of this show, I propose the following fail-safe Introductory Mini-Binge.
November 25th brought with it the debut of 3%, an eight-episode Brazilian series that may not be quite as innovative as it believes itself to be, but that doesn’t make it any less engaging or timely.
An eight-episode compilation of very loosely related stories, each involving some aspect of sex and romantic relationships in the 21st century, which each struck me individually as slyly disguised potential pilots for Netflix than collectively as a debut season of a single, ongoing series.
Narcos is back with a different showrunner, one who seems to be trying to dismantle a lot of what came before---even stuff that worked.
On July 15, Netflix released Stranger Things, a supernatural/science-fiction/horror series set in a small town in 1980s Indiana that has, for a lack of a better term, a lot of weird shit going down. What, did you expect me to say "stranger things"?
NOTE: This article will discuss major spoilers from Season 4 of "Orange Is the New Black". Like, seriously major. If you haven't finished bingeing this season, please remove yourself from the rock you've been living under and find the nearest Netflix account...
After a disjointed Season 3, Frank and Claire are back to doing what they do best -- clawing their way to power. Frank faces his toughest election, while Claire has her own agenda, but the past may be closing in on both of them.
Binge-watch this long-running teen show on Netflix this week, so you can embrace your inner whiny teenager, brush up on your use of clever hashtags, and, of course, practice your Canadian accent. Not a bad way to spend five hours, ey?