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...

60+ Years of Godzilla: The Millennium Films

Part one of our Godzilla retrospective can be read HERE. Part two of our Godzilla retrospective can be read HERE. After TriStar had tried their...
Alien

Alien (1979): Looking Back 37 Years Later

Alien is the movie that started it all. It was the first film in a very successful and immediately recognizable franchise. This one film...

90’s Throwback, Baby! Part 3: Favorite Youth Sports Movies

"Take me out to the ball game, take me out to the field. Buy me some peanuts and crackerjack, I don't care if I...
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...
Batman

110 Thoughts While Watching Batman & Robin (1997)

Batman & Robin celebrates its anniversary on the 20th of this month, and since I'm a glutton for self-torture, I rented the movie so...
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...

Black Mirror Episode 1 Retro: Yep, The Pig Episode

Immediate full disclosure: Black Mirror is one of my favorite shows of all time. I said it in our season 3 trailer article, and I mean it....
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...
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...

Black Mirror Episode 2 Retro: Bicycle or Die

Unlike Black Mirror's pilot episode (previously recapped by me), Black Mirror episode 2, titled 'Fifteen Million Merits,' is much more difficult to explain. It's also...

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...
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...
Excellent Adventures

Today in Geek History: Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventures Turns 26!

Back in the 80’s you could turn just about anything in to a time machine. Clocks, cars, chairs, but nothing was cooler than Bill...

Legends Never Die: Forest Warrior (1996) Turns 20!

There are three people in the entire world who are universally considered to be a badass: Jif Smuckers, the first kid who ever dared...
godzilla 1985

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...
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...
Jurassic World

Jurassic World Turns One! With Easter Eggs You May Have Missed

Last Sunday, June 12th, marked the 1 year anniversary of Jurassic World. I can't believe it's already been that long, where has the time gone? The...

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...

Black Mirror Christmas Special Retro: Mini Me

Procuring a one-off Christmas special episode is a tradition in the realm of British television. The Black Mirror Christmas special flips the expected special formula...