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Paranormal Activity: An Immersive Experience

Paranormal Activity is unlike anything I have seen. During my first year in college, this film was all the rage. I remember seeing commercials of people reacting to this movie in … Continue reading Paranormal Activity: An Immersive Experience

Top 10 BookTok Favorites of the Pandemic Era

BookTok is a hashtag on the social media TikTok meant for readers to come together and share their thoughts, memes, art, and even cosplays around their favorite books. Though BookTok … Continue reading Top 10 BookTok Favorites of the Pandemic Era

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

Stay Alive-A Cautionary Tale

Malcolm in the Middle was one of the many staples of my childhood. Its whimsey and humor brought heart and levity to many households in the early 2000s. I got … Continue reading Stay Alive-A Cautionary Tale

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The Mist 2007 Film Review: A Page from Stephen King’s Pandora’s Box

I became aware of The Mist thanks to actor, musician, and part-time Sith Sam Witwer in 2008, which was a great year for Witwer since he played Davis Bloome, aka Doomsday, in … Continue reading The Mist 2007 Film Review: A Page from Stephen King’s Pandora’s Box

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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

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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.

The Mummy: A Successful Remake

I always wondered over the years if The Mummy was considered a pure horror film. The 1932 classic starring Boris Karloff was considered horror. Even my local library identifies the 1999 blockbuster … Continue reading The Mummy: A Successful Remake

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

The Conjuring: The Birth of a Cinematic Universe

I must confess I am late to the James Wan train–at least, in terms of his ties to the horror genre. I admired how he added something so special to … Continue reading The Conjuring: The Birth of a Cinematic Universe

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

Get Out: As Art Reflects Life

I have to tip my hat to Jordan Peele (Key and Peele), who starred in iconic comedic shows with an explosive fan base. But he has my eternal admiration for … Continue reading Get Out: As Art Reflects Life

Chucky threatens Alice in Curse of Chucky.

Child’s Play and the Messed Up Fate of Alice Pierce

If you’re a character in the Child’s Play franchise, chances are you probably won’t emerge from the series of horror films starring everyone’s favorite killer doll, Chucky (Brad Dourif), unscathed. … Continue reading Child’s Play and the Messed Up Fate of Alice Pierce

Kevin Smith- A View Askewniverse Retrospective

I first became aware of Kevin Smith thanks to my love for the hit Canadian soap opera Degrassi: The Next Generation. He gave some great advice to a character, and … Continue reading Kevin Smith- A View Askewniverse Retrospective

Mickey and the gang square off against some of Disney's baddest villains.

Top Five Underrated Disney Songs

Ranking Disney songs is no easy task, especially when the competition includes “Circle of Life,” “Let it Go,” and “Part of Your World.” Music is a quintessential element of the … Continue reading Top Five Underrated Disney Songs

Chadwick Boseman as T'Challa in Ryan Coogler's 2018 film, Black Panther.

Ryan Coogler- A Cinematic Visionary

One of the prompts asked by the Ladies Night segment of the Collider Movie News on YouTube is one I’m quite fond of: Name someone who is changing the industry … Continue reading Ryan Coogler- A Cinematic Visionary

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Terra Nova- Ten Years Later

Terra Nova is a science fiction drama television series that premiered in September 2011 and ran for one season. The legendary Steven Spielberg was attached to this show, Falling Skies, … Continue reading Terra Nova- Ten Years Later

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Falling Skies- Ten Years Later

Believe it or not—Falling Skies, a post-apocalyptic television series created by Robert Rodat, is ten years old. The series paid homage to the great sci-fi works that came before while … Continue reading Falling Skies- Ten Years Later

Jon Favreau–The Architect of Wonder

It is one thing when you have successfully made a living as an actor. But to have the foresight to dip your toe into directing, producing, and writing, there is … Continue reading Jon Favreau–The Architect of Wonder

Six Features From the Original Animal Crossing That Should Return to New Horizons

It’s been a tumultuous time for the Animal Crossing: New Horizons community. Many fans of one of Nintendo’s best-selling life simulator games on the Switch were disappointed when New Horizons … Continue reading Six Features From the Original Animal Crossing That Should Return to New Horizons

Captain America: The First Avenger- 10 Years Later

The Assembly is near. By 2011, Marvel had released Iron Man and its sequel, The Incredible Hulk, and Thor, all of which wowed audiences and brought in massive box office returns, thus allowing Marvel to keep … Continue reading Captain America: The First Avenger- 10 Years Later

Downton Abbey: Why the Show Killed Jessica Brown Findlay’s Lady Sybil Crawley

For three seasons, Jessica Brown Findlay played the charming and beloved youngest Crawley daughter, Lady Sybil, in the British historical drama Downton Abbey. Created by Julian Fellows, Downton Abbey follows the lives of the aristocratic … Continue reading Downton Abbey: Why the Show Killed Jessica Brown Findlay’s Lady Sybil Crawley