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...

As You Wish: A Love Letter to The Princess Bride (1987)

Be it the death of a loved one or a celebrity you held dear, changes you weren't prepared for, or even an election that's...

Recapping the First Five Episodes of ULTRA SEVEN!

On October 1st 1968, Japanese homes were greeted to the third Ultra television series produced by Tsuburaya Productions. Ultra Seven was the follow up...

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...
Black Mirror season 2

Black Mirror Season 2 Retro: Grief, Guilt, and Politics

Season 1 of the British sci-fi anthology show provided some of the best television ever envisioned and executed. I broke down all episodes individually since...

Black Mirror Episode 3 Retro: Do You See?

After my two previous recaps, we've finally arrived at the quintessential pinnacle of Black Mirror with the third episode of the anthology, titled 'The Entire History...

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...

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....
Guilala

Guilala Attacks! The X From Outer Space (1967)- Video Retro

Shin Godzilla's American release is October 11th! Why not sit back and prepare for the glory of 'The King' by watching some of his...