Weekend Openings: A bold sci-fi sequel and more

This week, we have one of the bigger sequels of the summer coming to theaters, along with a surprising good horror movie, an under the radar dramedy, and plenty more. It’s another weekend with a solid crop of films to discuss, which is somewhat of a treat in these leaner summer months. Nothing will likely […]


Circuit Tech: 2016 Genre Films that Deserve “Best Picture” Heat

The term “genre” has long since abandoned its general definition in the industry, and is now primarily used to classify films falling outside your typical human drama or comedy. As we all know, such films rarely resonate with an elite Academy that has all the power when it comes to anointing the “best” of cinema in […]


Top 10: Best Horror Movies of the New Millennium

When listing off one’s favorite horror movies, the same titles always show up: Psycho, Rosemary’s Baby, The Exorcist, The Shining, the list goes on and on. However, when making all time lists, people frequently discount the fantastic horror that has been made recently. In fact, there are more than enough worthy horror films made since 2000. Using […]

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TV: Winners and Losers of the Emmy Nominations

The Emmy’s announced their nominations yesterday! With so many snubs and surprises throughout the nominations, there were definitely some shows that made out like bandits. On the other hand, some fan favorites went home empty handed again. With that in mind we broke down some of the winners and losers of Emmy nomination morning. Winner- […]


Overdue: Kristen Stewart primes herself for first Oscar nomination

It’s hard to always be the bridesmaid, never the bride. It’s even harder to be the perennial wedding attender and never even in the wedding party. There are so many working, talented actors in this very spot, still waiting on their first nomination. Around six years ago, suggesting that Kristen Stewart deserved a spot at […]

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Sci-Fi Fridays, Episode 58: 5 Things I Hope to See in the ‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot

One more week, folks, and we’ll be graced with hopefully the best comedy of the year in Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters reboot. Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones and Kristen Wiig are about to tickle us with a lifetime’s worth of laughter. However, I have a few wishes I want granted before the unveiling of the […]

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Circuit Tech: Cinematography contenders from the first half of 2016

Last week, I discussed the potential visual effects contenders at next year’s Academy Awards ceremony. This week, we focus on the men and women (crossing my fingers for the latter) behind the camera who are responsible for a film’s initial visual takeoff. Truth be told, we only have a handful of legitimate threats in the […]


Top 10: Best Dogs in the Movies

There is no greater love than a man and his dog. Dogs have been man’s best friend since the dawn of time. Movies have never been shy about using dogs as sympathetic hooks. For as many joyous moments with dogs, cinema loves to use dogs to make us weep. This weekend sees the release of […]


Weekend Openings: It’s a ‘Big Friendly’ return!

Welcome to the glorious relaunch of Weekend Openings! I’ll be bringing this column back to life and presenting it to you every Friday. In case you don’t know, Weekend Openings is a series that looks at, quite simply, what is opening on any given week. It’s a handy cheat sheet that not only lets you […]