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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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

Five Features to Look Forward to With the Animal Crossing: New Horizons Update

Good news! The Animal Crossing: New Horizons update dropped two days early! Nintendo took the world by storm last month with arguably one of the best Animal Crossing: New Horizons … Continue reading Five Features to Look Forward to With the Animal Crossing: New Horizons Update

The poster from the 1977 horror film Suspiria.

Volktales – A Tale of Two Suspirias

By Guest Writer Alan Holmes “Three Mothers, lost to time, predating all Christian invention. Pre-God, pre-Devil; Mother Tenebrarum, Mother Lachrymarum, and Mother Suspiriorum: tears, darkness, and sighs.” Such are the … Continue reading Volktales – A Tale of Two Suspirias

Michael Myers holds a butcher knife.

Halloween Kills Review: The Night He Came Home. Again.

SPOILERS FOR HALLOWEEN KILLS When you get down to it, Michael Myers is a homebody. The same thing tying Jason Voorhees to Camp Crystal Lake and Freddy Krueger to the … Continue reading Halloween Kills Review: The Night He Came Home. Again.

Plants vs. Zombies vs. Sith- Star Wars: Red Harvest Book Review

Frode stood clutching the bulkhead behind him, pupils dilating, trying to make out even the vaguest of shapes, but without success. It was if whatever was out there destroyed the … Continue reading Plants vs. Zombies vs. Sith- Star Wars: Red Harvest Book Review

Halloween Kills Final Trailer Reveals Fate of Marion Chambers

The final trailer for Halloween Kills was recently released, and throughout its intense 2-minute run-time, it revealed the bloody fate of a character audiences met in the original Halloween film … Continue reading Halloween Kills Final Trailer Reveals Fate of Marion Chambers