Category: Lists

Debunking Some of the Myths About the Making of the First Friday the 13th

“I look at Friday the 13th as, quite simply, a fun two weeks of work that happened more than thirty years ago.” That’s what Mark Nelson told author David Grove for his 2015 book On […]

Horror Debate: Which One’s Better – Hellraiser or Hellbound: Hellraiser II?

When Hellraiser came out in 1987, it drove a white hot nail through the head of the horror genre, pushing against the prevailing winds of the slashers and producing something far classier, imaginative, and mortifying. […]

Pop Culture That Made Me Happy Last Month: March 2018

The unyielding onslaught of pop culture, life, work, and concerning politics leaves us so little time to stop and take a breath, but today I say no more! This is me flipping the finger at […]

Pop Culture That Made Me Happy Last Month: February 2018

The unyielding onslaught of pop culture, life, work, and concerning politics leaves us so little time to stop and take a breath, but today I say no more! This is me flipping the finger at […]

2018 Oscar Predictions: Will Win vs. Should Win

The Oscars aren’t what they used to be. The ratings have been in a freefall for years. The box office impact of an Oscar win is seriously diminished. And the steady rise of other televised […]

2018 Oscars: The Nominees, Snubs & Shoulda Been Contenders

The circle of life in Hollywood is playing out before us at this very moment. The Academy just announced its Oscar nominations, delivering the usual helping of surprises (Phantom Thread for Best Picture!) and “yeah, […]

My Predictions for the 2018 Oscar Nominations

Every year right before the Oscar nominations come out we all think we know exactly what to expect. Simply look at the Golden Globes as well as the Directors, Producers, Screen Actors, and Writers Guilds […]

Julianne’s Top Ten Films of 2017

2017 was a strange year, both for film and reality. It was the year of more intelligent, subversive blockbusters and beautifully created independent fare. However, due to the surreal nature of contemporary culture, it seemed like […]

Kelly’s Favorite 20 Films of 2017: The Blockbusters Strike Back

2017 was a weird year for movies. There were uncommonly good blockbusters in the first half of the year and uncommonly pedestrian awards contenders in the second half (Suburbicon, anyone?). We still don’t really have […]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Predictions

It’s December 12th. I haven’t seen Star Wars: The Last Jedi yet. The fanboy excitement is starting to overwhelm me, though, which is why I’ve been sitting here watching YouTube videos about Star Wars for […]