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Here’s Hoping – HBO’s New Take On WESTWORLD Looks, for Lack of a Better Word, Great…

Who doesn’t like thinking and talking about sentience? Don’t answer that. It’s a rhetorical flourish that I’ve just deployed and, now, we are all where we’re supposed to be. On the same page. Now we’re all considering what it means

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STRANGER THINGS, Season 1 Review – A Remix, Borderline Remake, of Everything You’ve Ever Loved…

The term “Amblin-esque” is something we hear a lot of nowadays. Back in the day, Amblin Entertainment was the purveyor of all things awesome for both kids and adults. A slew of high-quality genre movies came out under its’ banner.

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BAD SANTA 2: This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things…

It would be awesome if this thing ends up being great, but from where I’m standing, Bad Santa 2 isn’t even going to have the decency to fill our stockings with coal, opting instead to use petrified dog shit. “Man, I bet that dog shit used to be funny,” we’ll say and then be left to ponder the nature of our own existence, as we think of the countless more interesting and productive ways we could have spent those 90 minutes.

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PREACHER, Season 1 Review – My Prayers Left Unanswered, Yet Still I Pray…

Well, here we are. After years and years of false starts and various creative entities trying to get a version of this story on the screen, big or small. The show was finally brought to life by an unlikely duo,

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BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE Review – I Give It Two Indifferent Shrugs In Any Direction!

The Killing Joke is such a weird beast. Written in 1988 by a self-proclaimed wizard, Alan Moore, as a one-shot story that wasn’t ever necessarily supposed to be part of continuity. The thing was, it ended up being so popular that DC

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THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR Review – Political​ Horror Flick with Nothing of Substance to Say…

A movie that is so cartoonishly dumb that it makes Who Framed Roger Rabbit look subtle.

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Summer of Palahniuk: DIARY Review

Where do you get your inspiration?

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