Servant: “Cake” Review

After what was arguably the most intense and brutal episode of Servant thus far, “Cake” takes a step back from the intensity, but in some ways it’s even more unsettling and creepy in different ways.  All the while, the plot picks up the pace and sets up a thrilling cliffhanger (Spoilers Ahead – You’ve Been Warned) Dorothy Jekyll and Mrs. Hyde To say that Dorothy … Continue reading Servant: “Cake” Review

The Stand: “The Circle Closes”

Wrapping up a massive narrative like The Stand is certainly no easy task.  Following the explosive (literally) climax from last week, many were curious to see what the series had in store for its final episode.  The result is varied at best, unnecessary at worst. (Spoilers Ahead – You’ve Been Warned) A New Hope Following the cliffhanger at the end of last week. Frannie goes … Continue reading The Stand: “The Circle Closes”

15 Fun Facts About “Final Destination 3”

There’s no horror franchise quite like Final Destination.  Most other slashers involved a character chasing and killing everyone, but here it’s death itself that’s the villain.   It’s all the more terrifying because how inevitable death truly is.  So it’s no surprise that this series took off the way that it did. The first film made us afraid to fly, the second caused us to be … Continue reading 15 Fun Facts About “Final Destination 3”

The Bizarre Brilliance of “Vampire’s Kiss”

Nicholas Cage is synonymous with his absurd antics on camera, as well as the endless debate of whether he’s a good or bad actor (he’s actually both simultaneously).  But in the 1980’s his reputation was more “normal” and “straight edge”.  That was until the release of 1988’s Vampire’s Kiss, a movie that has been immortalized with memes, and remains a fan favorite as far as … Continue reading The Bizarre Brilliance of “Vampire’s Kiss”

How “Birds of Prey” Finally Got Harley Quinn Right

Back in 2016, the DCEU had a rude awakening with audience reception to both Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad.  The latter suffered from an atrocious edit that made it play out like a music video, and Warner Brothers’ overall desire to try too hard to be like Marvel. What was most frustrating about its failure however, was the fact that it … Continue reading How “Birds of Prey” Finally Got Harley Quinn Right

“A Discovery of Witches” Season 2 Episode 5 Review

Following an entire episode set in the present, A Discovery of Witches returns this week to 1590, and picks up with Matthew and Diana.  We learn a bit more about the greater politics happening at that time, and delve deeper into Matthew and Diana’s relationship in a way we haven’t since the first season. (Spoilers Ahead – You’ve Been Warned) Family Ties We begin with … Continue reading “A Discovery of Witches” Season 2 Episode 5 Review

WandaVision: “On a Very Special Episode…”

After spending an entire episode revealing the truth outside Wanda’s “bubble”, WandaVision returns to Westview for another sitcom episode, this time set in the 1980’s. However, the façade is starting to fall apart as Vision grows more suspicious, and we the audience are treated to more revelations, one of which is bound to have massive ripple effects on the MCU itself! (Spoilers Ahead – You’ve … Continue reading WandaVision: “On a Very Special Episode…”

Servant: “2:00” Review

Last week’s episode, “Pizza” was fun and lighthearted with Sean and Dorothy creating a fake pizza restaurant to try and infiltrate a house they believed Leanna might be in. However it ended with on an absolutely dark and creepy note as Dorothy proved just how far she’s willing to go, and that continues in “2:00”.  This latest episode is without a doubt the most disturbing … Continue reading Servant: “2:00” Review

The Stand: “The Stand” Review

In an episode bearing the same name as the series itself, The Stand has finally reached its climax as the “Council of Boulder” faces off in a final stand (for lack of a better term) against the Dark Man himself, Randall Flagg. In the 1994 miniseries, this particular moment was heavily criticized as being too campy, so this penultimate episode had a lot to prove … Continue reading The Stand: “The Stand” Review

Why “When a Stranger Calls” (2006) was Better Than Expected

Released in the midst of the torture porn boom and American remakes of Asian horror films, it’s no surprise that the 2006 remake of When a Stranger Calls has largely been forgotten.  Many initially disregarded it and just another PG-13 unnecessary rehash of a beloved horror classic. And while that’s not entirely untrue, the movie deserves more credit than it gets.  It’s by no means … Continue reading Why “When a Stranger Calls” (2006) was Better Than Expected