Lord of the Rings: Arwen Almost Fought at the Battle of Helm’s Deep

One of the best things Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings film trilogy did is give a prominent role to Arwen, the youngest daughter of the Elven Lord Elrond. Played … Continue reading Lord of the Rings: Arwen Almost Fought at the Battle of Helm’s Deep

1981’s Spider-Man Features a Tongue-in-Cheek Cameo From Superman

Spider-Man briefly encountered Superman in an episode of the 1981 animated series, paying tribute to their time together in the comics. In 1976, DC Comics and Marvel Comics jointly published Superman vs. The Amazing Spider-Man: … Continue reading 1981’s Spider-Man Features a Tongue-in-Cheek Cameo From Superman

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 that pits the newly designed Klingons against an unstoppable entity hidden … Continue reading Star Trek: In Defense of the Motion Picture

The Smurfs’ TERRIFYING Christmas Special Was a Fight With… the Devil Himself?!

The Smurfs franchise is known for its upbeat and kid-friendly tone, emphasizing the importance of friendship and community. While the 1982 Christmas special from The Smurfs second season doesn’t deviate from these points, it … Continue reading The Smurfs’ TERRIFYING Christmas Special Was a Fight With… the Devil Himself?!

The Convoluted Return to Horror High and the Death of George Clooney

Spoiler warning! This post contains key plot elements from the horror slasher flick Return to Horror High. If you haven’t seen this movie, go watch it (or don’t–it’s actually pretty … Continue reading The Convoluted Return to Horror High and the Death of George Clooney