Hacksaw Ridge (2016) Review: “Help Me Get One More”

I constantly argue silently in my head over trivial topics, like what type of cheese to buy at the store, what color socks to...

Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)- Review

As much as I love horror, gore, and more, sometimes it’s nice to kick back to a fun animated family comedy. After a long...

Nocturnal Animals (2016) Review: Beautifully “Sad and Violent”

A frame of reference being absent can be a productive thing in the movie world. Without having seen fashion-designer-turned-director Tom Ford's debut film, the...
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The Profoundly Moving ‘Okja’ Showcases the Highs and Lows of Humanity

Well I haven't cried like that in quite some time. Okja, the latest (and arguably greatest) Netflix original film, was co-written and directed by Bong...

Snowden (2016) Review: See Something, Say Something

Some stories are too compelling in reality to avoid telling in a Hollywood film. Last weekend, Clint Eastwood attempted this with Sully, to mixed results, which...

Midnight Special: Mindbending, Stunning & Exhilarating

A spoiler-free review of the 2016 film 'Midnight Special' Directed by Jeff Nichols (Take Shelter, Mud), Midnight Special is a captivating sci-fi thriller. Starring the brilliant...

Netflix’s ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ is Fortunately an Unmissable Series

When Netflix announced they would be having a go at adapting Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, fans of the original books held their...

See the Way Richard Turner Sees in ‘Dealt’ (DIFF 2017)

"Nobody sees the way I see," card mechanic Richard Turner says in a voiceover while the Dallas International Film Festival audience weeps during Dealt....
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Speak No Evil Comic Review: A Fun Lovecraftian Tale!

Independent comic creators Gray Bear Comics has released the first title in their new series- Speak No Evil. Set in the 1930s, two mischievous...
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Guillermo del Toro Brings ‘Trollhunters’ To Life on Netflix

Best known in the filmmaking community for Pan's Labyrinth (2006), the Hellboy franchise and The Devil's Backbone (2001), Guillermo del Toro has now teamed up with...
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‘Death Note’ is a Binge-Worthy Anime Series

I may be a HorrorGeek girl, but I'm not one that is typically big into anime... well, that is, until recently. I was browsing Hulu...
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‘ROGUE WARRIOR: ROBOT FIGHTER’ Review (Worldfest 2017)

While at the 50th Annual WorldFest-Houston film festival this weekend, I had the opportunity to attend the Worldfest premiere of the very entertaining sci-fi film:...

Godzilla Returns in ‘Shin Gojira’ (2016): A Video Review

Shin Gojira (also known as Godzilla Resurgence) finally came slamming into select American theaters on October 11th, and Horror Geek Life made sure to...

Baby-Making Has Never Been So Cute: Storks (2016) – Film Review

As kids, we always have questions - one of the biggest being, "how are babies made?" Parents approach this answer in different ways and...

Travelers (2016) Netflix Review: An Old Trope With a Fresh Twist

Netflix's new show 'Travelers' takes an old trope and gives it a fresh new twist. The premise of Travelers is one you may have heard...

Disney’s Moana (2016) Review: A Tale of Adventure, Beauty, and Girl Empowerment

Unlike the rest of the world, despite my eagerness to watch Disney's Moana, I was late to the game. So many movies, so little...
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Passengers (2016) is an Unsettling Sci-fi Film for all the Wrong Reasons

Passengers is a modern disaster movie set in a fascinating future where humans have begun to successfully migrate to other Earth-like planets. The film...
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Worldfest Film Festival 2017: Science Fiction Short Film Reviews

Kicking off my coverage of the 50th Annual WorldFest-Houston film festival, here are reviews for four science fiction short films recently screened: Rebel Scum (d: Timothy Van...
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‘Ghostbusters’ Review: Don’t Be Afraid Of No Reboot

Ghostbusters (Dir: Paul Feig) Starring: Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Chris Hemsworth Released: July 15th 2016 / RT: 116 mins / PG-13 Who you...

What’s Old Is New Again: ‘The New 8-Bit Heroes’ (2016)

When I was a kid I was convinced I would grow up to become a Ghostbuster. Later, I created my own wrestling persona, convinced...