encino man

Hey Bud-dy! 90’s Comedy ‘Encino Man’ Turns 25

Ya know...there really aren't enough caveman movies. Hollywood should probably do something about that. Even if they do, it's doubtful that anything will ever compare...
Dark Crystal

Dark Crystal: A Guide To Jim Henson’s Fantasy Classic

This week it was announced that Netflix would be reviving Jim Henson's 1982 fantasy classic The Dark Crystal, as a 10-part prequel TV series titled The...
Captain Ron

Move Over Jack Sparrow, Captain Ron Is The Real Pirate Of The Caribbean

This weekend sees the release of yet another Pirates of the Caribbean movie, ‘Dead Men Tell No Tales’. Without question, and despite a terrible...
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Horror In Obscura: Godzilla 1985

Godzilla awoke from a nine year slumber in 1984 for a film that would result in the birth of a revived franchise that would...
ghost rider

10 Years ago, Johnny Blaze rode for the Devil in Ghost Rider (2007)

In 2008, Marvel began its cinematic takeover with Iron Man, the first film of the all-powerful MCU and one of the greatest superhero films...
hot fuzz

Still the Ultimate Buddy Cop Film, Hot Fuzz (2007) Turns 10!

One of the biggest dangers when mixing certain genres in film is that it’s almost impossible to strike the perfect balance between them. When...

Celebrating 31 Years of the ‘Legend of Zelda’ Franchise

Anyone that knows me, knows that I have a large soft spot for an endless story of a little boy and his quest to...

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...
Thundercats

Today in Geek History: ThunderCats TV Show Turns 32!

Thunder. Thunder. ThunderCats are oooooooooold! That’s right, it’s time to start feeling your age folks, as today marks 32 years since the show first...
The Running Man

The Running Man Turns 30: Revisiting America’s Deadliest Game Show

The Running Man, Paul Michael Glaser's adaptation of the Richard Bachman (Stephen King) novel, turns 30 years old this year! To honor this iconic...
Rik Mayall

Rik Mayall Reads ‘George’s Marvelous Medicine’ 30 Years Ago Today

It's hard to imagine a Roald Dahl story being read aloud without hearing Rik Mayall and his inimitable voice barking out the words. It's...

Romeo + Juliet (1996): Revisiting the Star-Crossed Lovers 20 Years Later

Baz Luhrmann stole (and possibly shattered) our hearts 20 years ago with his version of Romeo + Juliet.  Such a tragically beautiful film all around...
Simpsons

Revisiting ‘The Simpsons Roasting On An Open Fire’ 28 Years Later

It’s hard to remember a time when The Simpsons wasn’t on television. Currently in its 28th season, the show has seen us all through...

Revisiting The Star Wars Holiday Special (So You Don’t Have To)

You’ve just got through making one of the most brilliant science fiction films of all time. Sure, you’ve not even come close to experiencing...
Muppet Family Christmas

Revisiting ‘A Muppet Family Christmas’ 29 Years Later

It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of The Muppets. In fact, it’s safe to say that if it has the Jim...

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is Still Magical 15 Years Later

Nothing in the fictional world has ever had as magical an impact on all of us as J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter series. With nearly...

5 Reasons why Jingle All the Way (1996) is a Perfect Holiday Film

"Jingle Bells, Batman smells." The 1990's were a fantastic decade for Christmas films. With titles such as Home Alone, The Nightmare Before Christmas, The...

Space Jam (1996) and the Greatest Game of Basketball Ever Played

Basketball is life. I could spend this entire article and hours of my time proving how such a thing could be true, but it...

District 9 (2009): Science Fiction and Social Commentary

Throughout my dedicated years as a cinephile, I've found that the greatest versions of fiction walk hand-in-hand with reality- particularly within the science fiction...

Life as a House (2001) Remains Powerful 15 Years Later

Do you remember those movies from your adolescents that shaped who you are? That affected you in ways you never even realized? I can...