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How Ron Perlman Scarred my Childhood then Became my Hero

Have you seen Fluke? If that question returns the response that I've grown accustomed to, then your answer like doesn't bode well for the...
Gene Wilder

Willy Wonka & the Legendary Performance of Gene Wilder

For most of my life, writing has come naturally to me. I consider myself lucky to be able to manifest thoughts and feelings onto...

90’s Throwback, Baby! Part 1: Favorite 90’s Toys

Man, I miss the 90’s. It was such a simpler time, probably because I was a kid and had no adult responsibilities, but still...

Remembering the Magic of Kevin Peter Hall

Long before Andy Serkis mastered the art of motion capture, another performer thrived in the shadows. More than one of the men behind the...

Remembering John Dunsworth: This One is Personal

Like coffee or whisky, Trailer Park Boys is an acquired taste. It takes an episode or two for one to wrap their head around...

Captain America’s Face-Heel Turn

Captain America? You did Nazi that coming. Last week Marvel released Captain America: Steve Rogers #1. The first issue of the All New, All Different...

5 Reasons Why The Suicide Squad Movie May Suck

Let me be frank at the commencement. I am not a keyboard warrior. I do not feel, nor have I ever felt the need,...

John Cage to Vaporwave: Overview of Contemporary Experimental Music

There are different qualities and prerequisites for different people, allowing themselves to enjoy different kinds of music. Some people just need a good beat,...
M. Night Shyamalan

The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of M. Night Shyamalan

M. Night Shyamalan is the poster child for interesting careers. Once poised to become the next legendary filmmaker, the writer/director eventually found himself in...

First 25 Monsters of Kyōryū Sentai Zyuranger/Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers

The internet is having itself quite the fuss over the new Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers movie due out later this year. Fans are arguing...
dungeons & dragons

Dungeons & Dragons: The Diary of a Dungeon Master (Editorial)

Dungeons & Dragons has long been considered the ‘Final Boss’ in the realms of nerd culture. For many years, even some of the most...

The Iron Giant (1999) is a Powerful Animated Masterpiece

I was recently irked by the suggestion that The Iron Giant, Brad Bird’s beloved Cold War fable, was not a “deep” film. Sigh. Being...
Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman Delivers Clear Message: What I Do is Not Up to You

When it comes to super hero movies, I’m a tough sell. I grew up believing Michael Keaton to be Batman and Christopher Reeve the...

More Than a Movie: Rocky (1976) Turns 40! (Editorial)

I could present a sturdy argument that John G. Avildsen's Rocky is the greatest movie ever made. From the direction, to the script and...
Batman

From Bat-Nipples to Box-Office Billions: How ‘The Dark Knight’ Trilogy Revitalized Batman

1997 was a conflicting year for me. On one hand, six-year-old me was enjoying the high life, eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, playing...
David Harbour

David Harbour’s Performance as Chief Hopper Will Stand the Test of Time

Rare are those performances that stay with us long after a film or a show have run their collective course, but with just days...

Jared Padalecki: A Badass on the Screen, but a Hero in Real Life

I've been wanting to write this article for a while, but it's not always easy to put into words how truly amazing you think...

The 7 Best August 2016 Films

We previewed what's to come this month in September already, now my new trend of monthly movie articles continues in our recap of the...
Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park and the Greatest Heel/Face Turn in Cinema History

Next month, Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park turns twenty-four. To celebrate, we're taking a look at the greatest, most underrated hero arc in cinema history....

Gunpowder, Treason and Plot: The Horrifying Truth Behind The Legend Of Guy Fawkes

Remember, Remember, The Fifth of November Gunpowder, Treason and Plot For kids growing up in England, The Fifth of November limerick is as well known as any...