Ranking The Entire “Jurassic Park” Series

With the release of Jurassic World: Dominion, we now have the conclusion of not just the Jurassic World trilogy, but of the franchise overall (assuming Universal isn’t tempted to do another one).  It all started with a Michael Crichton novel, one whose movie rights were sold before the book was even published. And what it became was one of the highest grossing films of all … Continue reading Ranking The Entire “Jurassic Park” Series

40 Fun Facts About “Poltergeist”

Released in 1982, Poltergeist remains the definitive haunted house film that dominated the subgenre for decades, and arguably still does today.  With the combined efforts of Tobe Hooper and Steven Spielberg (much more on that later), it brought haunted house cinema from creepy decrepit mansions built in the 1800s to modern day suburbia, in a way making it feel much more real. Its contribution to … Continue reading 40 Fun Facts About “Poltergeist”

25 Fun Facts About “The Lost World: Jurassic Park”

Back in 1993, Jurassic Park was more than just a movie, it was a global phenomenon that changed the world forever.  Thus a sequel was inevitable and a franchise that’s still running today was born.  The Lost World: Jurassic Park had a very mixed reception, and even now still seems to divide fans.  So on its 25th anniversary, we thought it would be fitting and … Continue reading 25 Fun Facts About “The Lost World: Jurassic Park”

Why Steven Spielberg’s “Duel” Still Holds Up 50 Years Later

When people look back on Steven Spielberg’s prolific and acclaimed career, most will cite Jaws as his first “official” film.  And while that’s the movie that birthed the Hollywood blockbuster and made him a household name, it was technically not the first feature length film he ever made. Four years prior, he directed a TV Movie that was so well received, it wound up getting … Continue reading Why Steven Spielberg’s “Duel” Still Holds Up 50 Years Later

45 Fun Facts About “Jaws”

There’s no denying that Jaws is one of the most iconic movies ever made. Its effects on the history of cinema are still felt today. And while some don’t consider it a horror movie, it follows many of the same tropes of a monster movie, and even has many plot similarities to Creature from the Black Lagoon. So in honor of this classic’s 45th anniversary … Continue reading 45 Fun Facts About “Jaws”

Cursed Films: “Poltergeist” Review

As we all remain in quarantine, turning to beloved horror films and shows like Cursed Films to keep us busy, the aforementioned docuseries asks a bold question: can an evil curse spread via an object like a virus? Analyzing the unfortunate deaths that surrounded the Poltergeist franchise, Cursed Films attempts to understand just what happened. Mystique From Tragedy Even more so than the previous films … Continue reading Cursed Films: “Poltergeist” Review