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When horror meets with a terrifying reality: the lasting appeal of the true crime...

The true crime genre has been a fairly consistent part of American culture with the trend coming in waves. Some enjoy it, revel in it and others just don’t seem to grasp why this...

“Stan and Ollie”: a touching tribute to a legendary comedic duo

Starting their career together in the late 1920s and lasting through the mid-1940s, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy starred in 107 pictures together as a team that began during the silent era of films...

“Dragon Ball Super: Broly” is an over-the-top and charming spectacle

My relationship with Dragon Ball has always been a rocky one. I enjoyed “Dragon Ball Z” as a child, and kept up with “Super” through word of mouth, only tuning in for the occasional...

Back from the Dead: an examination of the past and future of the “Ghostbusters”...

Following the divisive release of 2016’s “Ghostbusters” reboot, it came as a shock when a teaser was released for a follow up to 1989’s “Ghostbusters 2.”  Accompanying the release of the teaser was news...

The Depressing Themes Hiding in Bojack Horseman’s Closet

The Netflix original “Bojack Horseman” is based on a dramatization of Hollywood, following a washed up actor trying to salvage his career while struggling with substance abuse and depression. Whilst the show features a...

“Glass” cracks under pressure

For the better part of the last decade, when a film opened with the words “directed by M. Night Shyamalan,” groans typically followed. Following smash hits in the early 2000s like “The Sixth Sense”...

RBG is more notorious outside “On the Basis of Sex”

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s (RBG) legacy as a brilliant, formidable advocate for gender equality precedes her. Unfortunately, her biopic “On the Basis of Sex,” doesn’t seem to capture Ginsburg’s fierce tenacity. The legal drama follows...

Pokemon: What Past Trends Can Reveal About the Future

In the 23 years that the Pokemon franchise has been around, the series has gone through many evolutions (much like the Pokemon themselves).  With this month marking the 15-year anniversary of FireRed and LeafGreen...

“You” offers a refreshing perspective on the dangers of obsession

While everyone was busy watching “Bird Box” and playing “Bandersnatch,” I decided to settle down and watch a Netflix Original called “You.” I initially thought it was going to be pretty generic, but I...

Rehashing the past at the expense of the present: How Hollywood sacrifices innovation in...

Despite several disappointing releases recently, some franchises have been able to course correct and deliver an enjoyable and watchable experience that has the potential to rescue their brand.  Films like “Aquaman” and “Bumblebee,” which...