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

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 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

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Classic.

Why Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2005) Is A Timeless Classic

One of the things I love about playing the 2005 version of Star Wars: Battlefront 2 (which I still maintain is one of the best Star Wars video games of … Continue reading Why Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2005) Is A Timeless Classic

last airbender poster.

The Last Airbender Film Retrospective

On July 1, 2010, The Last Airbender burst into theaters. Over the years, I have brought up the film in conversation, and people’s eyes roll in either anger, sadness, disdain, disgust, evil … Continue reading The Last Airbender Film Retrospective

Slasher: The Executioner Season 1 poster.

Slasher: The Executioner Review

It’s a great time to be a horror fan. Chucky, the latest installment in the Child’s Play franchise, recently wrapped its first season while the fifth entry in the Scream film series releases … Continue reading Slasher: The Executioner Review

The large cast of Night at the Museum films.

Shawn Levy: A Captivating Creative

If the filmmaker bug was an energy drink or the energizer bunny, Shawn Levy, at a young age, was miraculously bitten by it and drank it all the way to … Continue reading Shawn Levy: A Captivating Creative

Hero Boy stands outside of the Polar Express.

The Polar Express- A Timeless Classic

Chris Van Allsburg is a literary genius. If I were to give a TED talk explaining who this author is, I might be successful in convincing the masses of this … Continue reading The Polar Express- A Timeless Classic

Buddy stands in front of a shop sign in the film Elf.

ELF Film Review- A Marvelous and Magical Christmas Tale

I believe I discovered this film when it was playing on television. I was blown away by Will Ferrell’s charm and the amount of Christmas cheer the film had to … Continue reading ELF Film Review- A Marvelous and Magical Christmas Tale

Film poster for Arthur Christmas.

Arthur Christmas Film Retrospective- Ancient Christmas Secrets Revealed

As a young child, I was not alone in believing the legend of Santa Claus. He was larger than life and exuded much joy and happiness. However, some of the … Continue reading Arthur Christmas Film Retrospective- Ancient Christmas Secrets Revealed

Straight Out of Home Video Podcast Episode: A Very Merry Pooh Year

It’s a time of celebration in the 100 Acre Wood! Mack joins Candace from the Straight Out of Home Video podcast to discuss A Very Mery Pooh Year and their … Continue reading Straight Out of Home Video Podcast Episode: A Very Merry Pooh Year

The cast of the Righteous Gemstones.

Danny McBride- A Comedic Mastermind

This comedic talent, whimsy, wackiness, and raunchiness of Danny McBride has delivered the goods for over 15 years. I could go on about how great he is in the voice-acting … Continue reading Danny McBride- A Comedic Mastermind