The horror film genre has existed since the dawn of cinema, always adapting and evolving along with the medium itself, and always seeking to entertain, thrill, and scare the pants off of moviegoers. The first horror films were inventive yet modest, and they bear little resemblance to the horror films of today, but knowledge ofContinue reading “The Origins of the Horror Film”
I always get extremely disappointed when I hear a friend say that they love every type of movie except for horror. I understand why the genre may not appeal to a large mass of people but I also believe that many people write-off horror before doing enough exploration to fully understand what they do/don’t enjoyContinue reading “The Only Correct Way To Kick-Off October”
With October right around the corner, I can already feel the cravings for horror movies and pumpkin beer starting to settle in. To be honest, I’ve struggled with writing anything new just because I’m so caught up trying to figure out what I should watch next. A couple higher-profile horror films were able to catchContinue reading “Random Acts of Twitter Drama”
Last month, I wrote about the James Bond franchise’s influence on the films of Christopher Nolan. I highlighted some of the direct Bond homages found in films like Inception and The Dark Knight Rises, and I mentioned that many critics have already pointed out the similarities between the Bond formula and Nolan’s highly-anticipated film Tenet,Continue reading “Tenet Review: Is Christopher Nolan’s Latest Time-Bending Film Any Good?”
In 1984, a gawky teenager named Daniel LaRusso won the All Valley Karate Tournament, defeating his high school bully Johnny Lawrence and etching the crane kick into the popular consciousness forevermore. Johnny, representing the merciless Cobra Kai dojo, graciously handed Daniel the championship trophy, but was shamed by his abusive Cobra Kai sensei for leavingContinue reading “Cobra Kai is a Perfect Continuation of the Karate Kid Franchise”
Tenet, director Christopher Nolan’s long-awaited (and thrice-delayed) eleventh film, will finally open in the United States on September 3rd, with early access screenings beginning on August 31st in select theaters. The first reviews appeared online last week, and although they were not all favorable, many critics agreed that the time-bending espionage thriller is very reminiscentContinue reading “James Bond’s Influence on the Films of Christopher Nolan”
An American Pickle HBO Max has officially entered the world of original content with the new Seth Rogan film An American Pickle. HBO will always have a warm spot in my heart because it has always had original programming that seems to hit at just the right time in my life. I loved watching TheContinue reading “An American Pickle: HBO Max’s First Entry Into The Streaming Wars”
It’s tough out there for American sports fans right now. Over the past few days, several collegiate athletic conferences announced the cancellation or delay of fall sports, including college football. Various NFL players are opting out of the upcoming season, and it’s still unclear if the season will happen at all. Multiple Major League BaseballContinue reading “The Ten Best ESPN 30 for 30 Documentaries to Satisfy Your Sports Addiction”
Over the past couple of months I must have scrolled right past 50 different posts about the new Rob Savage film Host. In case you haven’t heard about it, the entire film was created during the 2020 quarantine. This left each actor entirely responsible for their own lighting, practical effects, make-up, and filming. I assumedContinue reading “Is Host The Next Step In Modern Horror?”
“I was really just trying to make a good sequel to Jaws, on land.” That’s how Steven Spielberg explained his motivation to direct Jurassic Park, the landmark 1993 sci-fi adventure film. Spielberg had been searching for his next blockbuster movie idea, and he knew he’d found it when author Michael Crichton mentioned that his nextContinue reading “Ranking the Jurassic Park/Jurassic World Movies From Worst to Best”
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