Category: Lists

9 Things You May Not Know About Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

After the noble failure of Halloween III, the franchise went into hibernation and disappeared into a legal black hole which saw John Carpenter and Debra Hill ultimately sell their rights to Moustapha Akkad. The ongoing […]

9 Things You May Not Know About Halloween III: Season of the Witch

To borrow a joke from Yahoo, Halloween III: Season of the Witch was sold with the ominous tagline: The night no one comes home. Instead, no one showed up. At least not right away. Or […]

11 Insights Into the Making of Stranger Things 2

Strangers Things 2 spoilers below. So, you just finished your binge of Stranger Things 2, and are trying to decide whether or not that odd aftershow, Beyond Stranger Things, is worth your time. I mean, […]

9 Things You May Not Know About Halloween II (1981)

Most long-running horror franchises have that one installment which was legitimately supposed to but hilariously did not end the franchise. Some have several of them. Few, however, have tried to ends things as quickly as […]

9 Things You May Not Know About the First Halloween Movie

“Halloween launched John Carpenter’s career and started the slasher genre. Some people may say that’s good or bad, but it’s a really good film.” That’s how the National Film Registry staff coordinator, Steve Leggett, justified […]

6 Questions I Have After Watching Blade Runner: 2049

I saw Blade Runner for the first time two weeks ago and was immediately struck by the film’s ambiguity. I suddenly had a better understanding of why exactly Blade Runner: 2049 had been made. This […]

Everything You Need to Know About HBO’s The Deuce

David Simon knows you loved The Wire. He also knows you probably didn’t watch The Wire when it was actually on TV, i.e., when your patronage and fandom would have actually helped him. Instead, chances […]

Do You Know Anyone Who Has Watched Even a Single Episode of Ballers or Ray Donovan?

So, I open up Entertainment Weekly‘s big Comic-Con issue this morning, and what do I almost immediately see? A full-page ad for Ballers, Dwayne Johnson’s Entourage-lite dramedy which returns for its third season this Sunday, […]

Nitpicking Wonder Woman: The Answers to 10 Questions You Might Have After Seeing the Movie

You’ve seen Wonder Woman. So have I. OMG, how good was that No Man’s Land scene, right? You probably have some questions about the plot and future of the franchise. So do I. Roll the […]

10 Things I Learned from the Logan Blu-Ray – The Best Digital Effects In the Movie Are the Ones We Never Noticed

Into the great wasteland of Hollywood’s language neutral, China-appeasing blockbusters there occasionally comes a movie which causes everyone to stop and take notice of what proper blockbuster filmmaking actually looks like. It’s that rare film […]