Friday , 18 August 2017

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Inside the mind of the Thing

For anyone who ever wondered what made the actual “Thing” tick, and what were its thoughts and motivations as it attempted to survive in the Antarctic, here is a fascinating look at that from the Thing’s perspective. It comes from award-winning Canadian author, Peter Watts. The piece, entitled “The Things”, itself was award winning, and received a Hugo Award nomination ... Read More »

A Clearer picture of Morgan on Walking Dead

“I have come to believe all life is precious.” The Walking Dead has gotten off to quite a strong start this sixth season. As Rick and company have joined together with the residents of Alexandria, threats remain both inside and outside the walls of the community. **** {Spoilers to follow for anyone who is not caught up through episode four ... Read More »

Ready to kick some Ash as Evil Dead heads to TV

“Hail to the king, baby!” The Deadites are back and hellbent on destroying mankind, and only one man stands in their way – Ashley J. Williams, aka Ash. May God help us. It’s been 23 years since we last saw Bruce Campbell as Ash on the big screen, in 1992’s Army of Darkness. After a much darker reboot of Evil ... Read More »

Chiller Theatre’s 25th heats up East Coast!

Halloween means scary movies, dressing up in cool costumes, and for those on the East Coast, Chiller Time! Celebrating it’s 25th year, Chiller Theatre Toy, Model and Film Expo brought stars of film and television, musicians, authors, artists and more to Parsippany, New Jersey’s Sheraton Hotel over the weekend in what is one of the best and most entertaining and diverse conventions ... Read More »

Attack on Titan a giant cinematic spectacle! – review

“They’ve seen the end of the world. It’s a bloody, hideous, deafening hell.” The Japanese love their giants. From the king of all monsters, Gojira, aka Godzilla, through Mothra, Rodan and Gamera, the land of the rising sun has shown a special fondness for showing their cities destroyed and their people annihilated by gigantic creatures. The latest such cinematic undertaking, ... Read More »

A future full of Jaws

This time, it’s really, really personal. It was 30 years ago today, on October 21, 2015, that Marty McFly traveled to the future for the first time in Back to the Future II. Among the many futuristic developments were hoverboards, news drones, video glasses, the Cubs finally winning the World Series and a theater marquee for Jaws 19 that comes ... Read More »

The Final Girls is first-rate slasher fun – review

“All the world’s indeed a stage, and we are merely players.” Ever since the movies Halloween and Friday the 13th, the slasher film has been a staple of the horror genre. After it’s heyday in the 80’s, Wes Craven’s Scream in 1996 rejuvenated this style of film by having its characters aware of the various tropes that accompanied it. The ... Read More »

The Diabolical injects sci-fi into haunted house tale – review

From The Uninvited and The Haunting to The Amityville Horror, Poltergeist and Paranormal Activity, malevolent spirits have terrorized film protagonists and frightened audiences for decades. In The Diabolical, the haunted house tale is given a sci-fi twist that sets it apart from its predecessors. It’s a terrifying story of a family besieged by ghastly, ghostly creatures. Ali Larter (Final Destination 1 ... Read More »

All’s not black & white on The Walking Dead

The dead are back in town….just spread the word around. AMC’s crown jewel, The Walking Dead, has returned for its sixth season, in what may very well be it’s biggest episode yet, and not just in its running time of 90 minutes. The stage has been set for an onslaught of walkers the likes of which Rick and company, or ... Read More »

Fear not! The Walking Dead returns!

The biggest, baddest, boldest, bloodiest and best show on television returns on Sunday to satisfy hungry viewers worldwide. AMC’s The Walking Dead is entering its sixth season (sixth season!) and is showing no signs of slowing down, even as the walkers on the show get more decrepit and rotted to the bone. For those who watched the recently finished six ... Read More »