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Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi Episode V Spoiler Review

In this fantastic episode of Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi, Reva finally achieves ultimate power as she rises to the title of Grand Inquisitor. She has everything she wants and can … Continue reading Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi Episode V Spoiler Review

A werewolf howls at the moon.

American Werewolves: Horror Documentary Review

Werewolves are among the most iconic monsters of popular culture, who’ve terrified and enthralled audiences for generations as we try to piece together a realistic portrait of the creatures from legends … Continue reading American Werewolves: Horror Documentary Review

Obi-Wan Kenobi Episode IV: Kenobi walks through the sands of Tatooine.

Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi- Episode IV Spoiler Review

Episode IV of Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi is now streaming on Disney+. Here’s our spoiler-filled review and discussion of the episode. Dumo’s Thoughts and Musings Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) is … Continue reading Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi- Episode IV Spoiler Review

101 Dalmatians 2: Patch's London Adventure. Patch sits on the head of his idol, Bolt. Cruella stands behind them.

Straight Out of Home Video Podcast Episode: 101 Dalmatians 2: Patch’s London Adventure

Hope and Mack join Candace on the Straight Out of Home Video Podcast to talk about Disney’s 2003 animated sequel 101 Dalmatians 2: Patch’s London Adventure. While we didn’t like the … Continue reading Straight Out of Home Video Podcast Episode: 101 Dalmatians 2: Patch’s London Adventure

SMALLVILLE: Tom Welling as Clark Kent. Clark is tied to a post in a field with an "S" painted on his chest.

Smallville Retrospective: What Makes the Series A Successful Superman Adaptation

I became aware of Smallville thanks to Teen Titans. Teen Titans had just ended its legendary run after five seasons on Cartoon Network. Not soon after, there was a tv promo for a Smallville episode featuring the … Continue reading Smallville Retrospective: What Makes the Series A Successful Superman Adaptation

Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi Episode III Spoiler Review

Episode III of Obi-Wan Kenobi is now streaming on Disney+. Here’s our spoiler-filled review and discussion of the episode. Dumo’s Thoughts and Musings Reva seems to be riding high after … Continue reading Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi Episode III Spoiler Review

Top Five LGBTQ+ Television Icons

Happy Pride Month! There’s been a shift in the past decade for LGBTQ+ representation onscreen. While there’s still plenty of work to do when it comes to authentic representation, especially … Continue reading Top Five LGBTQ+ Television Icons

Asajj Ventress holds her red lightsabers.

Star Wars: Top Five Female Dark Side Users

The Star Wars franchise is home to some of the most powerful individuals in all of pop culture. Most of these individuals are either members of the heroic Jedi Order … Continue reading Star Wars: Top Five Female Dark Side Users

Obi-Wan Kenobi poster.

Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Premiere Spoiler Review

Obi-Wan Kenobi released on Disney+ last week to well-deserved hype. The series features an older and tired Kenobi, who after enduring the loss of almost everything he knew, is going through … Continue reading Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Premiere Spoiler Review

Heartstopper: Nick and Charlie gaze lovingly at eachother.

What Makes A Successful Book Adaptation

I am sure many of you will agree that it feels good when you read and finish an amazing book. I equate that to Rocky Balboa reaching the steps of … Continue reading What Makes A Successful Book Adaptation

Inside of You podcast with Michael Rosembaum

A Closer Look at Pop Culture and Mental Health

To ease any confusion, I included a feature image of Michael Rosenbaum to shamelessly plug his podcast Inside of You with Michael Rosenbaum. Before I lose anyone, I have to … Continue reading A Closer Look at Pop Culture and Mental Health

STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS: Rebecca Romijn as Number One.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds: Ghosts of Illyria Review

This post contains minor spoilers for Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Season 1, Episode 3: “Ghosts of Illyria.” After 60 years, Number One (Rebecca Romijn) has an onscreen backstory! The … Continue reading Star Trek: Strange New Worlds: Ghosts of Illyria Review

Clash of the Titans: Zeus, Hades, and an army of monsters on the poster.

Revisiting Remakes: Clash of the Titans (2010) Movie Review

Clash of the Titans might be my favorite remake since The Mummy. I remember watching the trailer for the 2010 film on repeat. It had a mix of hard rock to evoke … Continue reading Revisiting Remakes: Clash of the Titans (2010) Movie Review

Superman: Doomsday 2007 Review: Where Were You the Day Superman Died?

Where were you the day Superman died? Superman Doomsday details the gruesome fight between two DC giants. One is a pillar of hope and justice while the other is hell … Continue reading Superman: Doomsday 2007 Review: Where Were You the Day Superman Died?

STRANGE NEW WORLDS: Cadet Uhura.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds: Children of the Comet Review

This review contains minor spoilers for Star Trek: Strange New Worlds: Season 1 Episode 2, “Children of the Comet.” It’s Uhura’s time to shine! After appearing in three seasons of … Continue reading Star Trek: Strange New Worlds: Children of the Comet Review

Zack Snyder's Justice League with Superman, Aquaman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, Batman, and Cyborg.

How Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021) Became A Reality

The story begins when Warner Brothers hired Zack Snyder to helm a Superman film. The last time we saw Superman was in 2006 with Brandon Routh as the titular hero. … Continue reading How Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021) Became A Reality

I Still Know What You Did Last Summer: Karla Wilson and Julie James sit together.

Final Girls Who Should Return for a Sequel

The recent releases of horror remakes and sequels like Halloween, Scream and Texas Chainsaw Massacre ushered in the re-emergence of iconic final girls like Laurie Strode, Sydney Prescott, Gale Weathers, and Sally Hardesty. Their respective returns … Continue reading Final Girls Who Should Return for a Sequel

The poster of the 2006 Christmas film, Unaccompanied Minors.

Unaccompanied Minors-15 Years Later

It’s Christmas in May! I am glad the CW hit show Everybody Hates Chris was around when Unaccompanied Minors released in December, 2006. I might not have cared about watching … Continue reading Unaccompanied Minors-15 Years Later

Batman and Mr. Freeze: SubZero Review

Batman: Mask of the Phantasm explores the tragedy and isolation of Bruce Wayne, but Batman and Mr. Freeze: SubZero, its 1998 direct-to-video sequel, explores grief and loss differently and pushes Mr. Freeze … Continue reading Batman and Mr. Freeze: SubZero Review

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. The cast stands in front of the Enterprise.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds- Thoughts and Musings

Welcome to my informal review of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. I thought about writing something deep and well-articulated, but I have to be honest–I’m beyond excited to talk about … Continue reading Star Trek: Strange New Worlds- Thoughts and Musings

Shin Godzilla.

Godzilla vs. The Bureaucrats: Shin Godzilla Review

Godzilla’s original debut was frightening; his cloud-shaped head loomed over the fleeing villagers of Odo Island in 1954’s Gojira, a dark and depressing film that made the sacred beast of the … Continue reading Godzilla vs. The Bureaucrats: Shin Godzilla Review

Star Wars: Darth Talon

Star Wars: Ladies of the Sith

The Star Wars franchise features some memorable (and terrifying) Sith Lords, from the acrobatic and menacing Darth Maul to the imposing and mechanical Darth Vader, his sinister master Darth Sidious … Continue reading Star Wars: Ladies of the Sith

Emperor Kuzco striking a pose.

What Emperor Kuzco Has in Common With Thor…and Lightning McQueen?

It sounds a little far-fetched. It seems outlandish. How would an Incan emperor, a Norse demigod, and a hotshot racing superstar have anything in common except all of them being … Continue reading What Emperor Kuzco Has in Common With Thor…and Lightning McQueen?

Star Trek: The Motion Picture poster.

Star Trek: In Defense of the Motion Picture

The opening scene of Star Trek: The Motion Picture is one of the coolest and eerie sequences in the franchise’s history, pitting the newly designed Klingons against an unstoppable entity hidden in … Continue reading Star Trek: In Defense of the Motion Picture

Ted Lasso poster.

Bill Lawrence- A Television Maestro

I’ve followed the career of Bill Lawrence with great interest. It started with his hit NBC show Scrubs which ran on NBC (and later ABC) from 2001 to 2010. After Scrubs, I couldn’t … Continue reading Bill Lawrence- A Television Maestro

Marvel-Endgame

Marvel Theories and Lightbulbs Post-Endgame

After watching the Marvel movies countless times, you begin to realize certain moments you missed: easter eggs, fun facts, and more. But the best part is when certain characters you … Continue reading Marvel Theories and Lightbulbs Post-Endgame

vampire bat.

Ancient Vampires: Exploring the Cultural History of the Undead from Mesopotamia

The fear of the undead and ancient superstitions regarding the seemingly magical property of blood can be found in most cultures around the world. Early misconceptions over human body decomposition … Continue reading Ancient Vampires: Exploring the Cultural History of the Undead from Mesopotamia

Apple TV's Servant.

M. Night Shyamalan: An Unexpected Yet True Underdog

Over the past ten years, M. Night Shyamalan managed to make one of the worst-reviewed films in 2010 and collaborated with Will Smith and his son Jaden Smith for a … Continue reading M. Night Shyamalan: An Unexpected Yet True Underdog

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga.

May the Brick Be With You- Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Review

“May the Brick be with you!” Today I’m reviewing the Nintendo Switch version of the biggest baddest (and I mean that in a good way) Star Wars game of the … Continue reading May the Brick Be With You- Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Review

Jurassic World: Dominion

What We Can Expect From Jurassic World: Dominion

Despite mixed reception, the 2018 blockbuster Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom opened to glowing box office returns. What is going to happen next? There was a lot of mayhem and chaos from the … Continue reading What We Can Expect From Jurassic World: Dominion

Kirk Acevedo plays Charlie Francis in the first two seasons of the hit sci-fi series Fringe.

Fringe: Why Kirk Acevedo’s Charlie Francis Left the Fox Show

For two seasons, Fringe featured The Walking Dead actor Kirk Acevedo as FBI agent Charlie Francis. Charlie was a close friend of series protagonist Olivia Dunham (Anna Torv before she starred in Netflix’s hit show Mindhunter). … Continue reading Fringe: Why Kirk Acevedo’s Charlie Francis Left the Fox Show

The Mockingjay pin from the Hunger Games.

Which Hunger Games District Had the Most Victors?

Throughout The Hunger Games series, written by Suzanne Collins and the films adapted from the books, much attention is placed on the victors of the Hunger Games, a brutal competition to the death … Continue reading Which Hunger Games District Had the Most Victors?

Stranger Things Season 4 poster.

Stranger Things Season 4 Trailer Breakdown

What a treat it has been to see the cast of Stranger Things grow since the show debuted in 2016. The cast made waves in amazing projects outside Hawkins while … Continue reading Stranger Things Season 4 Trailer Breakdown